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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."
         
   
F
Whether we wish it our not we are involved in the world's problems, and all the winds of heaven blow through our land.

R
Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much.
A
You cannot endow even the best machine with initiative. The jolliest steam-roller will not plant flowers.
N
Where mass opinion dominates the government, there is a morbid derangement of the true functions of power. The derangement brings about the enfeeblement, verging on paralysis, of the capacity to govern.
K
The writers who have nothing to say are the ones you can buy; the others have too high a price.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R:
A: A Preface to Politics."
N: The Public Philosophy, ch. 1, sct. 4 (1955).
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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