In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.


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HAMILTON JORDAN
And a tiny number of people in a few states make these decisions, and we're left with these opti...
HAMILTON JORDAN
The difference today is that, in both parties, the very extreme elements control the nomination proc...
HAMILTON JORDAN
You mentioned Ross Perot. Mr. Perot jumped into the race at the last minute, had one issue that he r...
HAMILTON JORDAN
We're trying to build a platform utilizing the Internet that allows the good American people to ...
HAMILTON JORDAN
It's hard to look inside a person to answer a question about why anybody wants to be president. ...
HAMILTON JORDAN
I didn't work for Jimmy Carter all those years to go to cocktail parties. I was there as a polit...
HAMILTON JORDAN
I like Kahlua and ice cream as a dessert.
HAMILTON JORDAN
I discovered Boulder not through cycling but skiing. I was recruited by the university for the ski t...
TYLER HAMILTON
Whatever an author puts between the two covers of his book is public property; whatever of himself h...
GAIL HAMILTON
The first step must be, of course, an inquiry into the extent of our industrial sickness, and he det...
ALICE HAMILTON
Surely there is every reason why we should devote to this disease the same intelligence and energy t...
ALICE HAMILTON
No young doctor nowadays can hope for work as exciting and rewarding.
ALICE HAMILTON
It was impossible for me to believe that conditions in Europe could be worse than they were in the P...
ALICE HAMILTON
It was easy to present figures demonstrating the contrast between lead work in the United States und...
ALICE HAMILTON
Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation for accident or disease caused by occupation...
ALICE HAMILTON
From the first I became convinced that what I must look for was lead dust and lead fumes, that men w...
ALICE HAMILTON
Everything I discovered was new and most of it was really valuable.
ALICE HAMILTON
Every article I wrote in those days, every speech I made, is full of pleading for the recognition of...
ALICE HAMILTON
Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little gi...
BETHANY HAMILTON
The fundamental fact about the Greek was that he had to use his mind. The ancient priests had said, ...
EDITH HAMILTON
Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more, and...
GAIL HAMILTON
A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show...
EDITH HAMILTON
When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free...
EDITH HAMILTON
There are few efforts more conducive to humility than that of the translator trying to communicate a...
EDITH HAMILTON
None but a poet can write a tragedy. For tragedy is nothing less than pain transmuted into exaltatio...
EDITH HAMILTON
Civilization...is a matter of imponderables, of delight in the thins of the mind, of love of beauty,...
EDITH HAMILTON
Theories that go counter to the facts of human nature are foredoomed.
EDITH HAMILTON
We need to give ourselves permission to act out our dreams and visions, not look for more sensations...
VIJALI HAMILTON
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
SCOTT HAMILTON
I never think he is quite ready for another world who is altogether weary of this.
HUGH HAMILTON
Maybe your country is only a place you make up in your own mind. Something you dream about and sing ...
HUGO HAMILTON
To have a quiet mind is to possess one's mind wholly; to have a calm spirit is to possess one's self...
HAMILTON MABIE
Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.
EDITH HAMILTON
A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver.
ELEANOR HAMILTON
I went to my son's graduation this weekend, and I heard a great quote I've never heard befor...
HAMILTON JORDAN
Our only president who has died as U.S. commander in chief in war is Franklin Delano Roosevelt - who...
NIGEL HAMILTON
Mind and spirit together make up that which separates us from the rest of the animal world, that whi...
EDITH HAMILTON
I'm convinced many of America's heroes are public school teachers and administrators. Many o...
ADAM HAMILTON
We don't need mandatory, non-sectarian prayers read over the loudspeaker to 'put God back in...
ADAM HAMILTON