We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.
- Miguel de Unamuno on Mortal Man I am a man; no other man do I deem a stranger. For to me the adjective humanus is no less suspect than its abstract substantive humanitas, humanity. Neither "the…
- Life death does end and each day dies with sleep No worst, there is none. Pitched past pitch of grief, More pangs will, schooled at forepangs, wilder wring. Comforter, where, where is your comforting? Mary, mother of us, where is…
- Edward R. Murrow on Truth Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow on Journalism Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
- Edward R. Murrow on Politicians The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.