We are always doing something for Posterity, but I would fain see Posterity do something for us.
But this long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.
if we win, nobody will care. if we lose, there will be nobody to care.
Wise men, though all laws were abolished, would lead the same lives.
Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed.
Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
One Should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman who would tell one that would tell one anything.