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Walter Lippmann
(1889-1974) born on
Sep 23
US journalist, editor, author. He won Pulitzers 1958, 1962, for his syndicated column, "Today and Tomorrow."
We forge gradually our greatest instrument for understanding the world --introspection. We discover that humanity may resemble us very considerably --that the best way of knowing the inwardness of our neighbors.

When philosophers try to be politicians they generally cease to be philosophers.
Unless the reformer can invent something which substitutes attractive virtues for attractive vices, he will fail.
When men can no longer be theists, they must, if they are civilized, become humanists.
The simple opposition between the people and big business has disappeared because the people themselves have become so deeply involved in big business.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
R: A Preface to Politics, ch. 3 (1914).
A: A Preface to Politics, ch. 2 (1913).
N: A Preface to Morals, pt. 1, ch. 7, sct. 7 (1929).
K: Speech, 25 March 1931, to the Academy of Political Science. Quoted in: Ronald Steel, Walter Lippmann and the American Century (1980).

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