All things hidden will come to light, and with what measure we measure, so shall it be measured out to us.
Clues in America’s art of the past give us unsentimental insights into the unsentimental people we used to be.
Congress cannot do the work of a real Congress, for a variety of reasons, none of which is remediable.
The dream is that someday employers will say, “Let's hire anybody but a college graduate.
You can tell you are being ruled by that special kind of madman called an ideologue when there are questions you are not allowed to ask.
Ordinary people, in their folkways and their local rule, are competent to pursue ordinary features of the common good in a sane and fair manner.
Forget Tokyo. What did you do yesterday that made the sun shine a little more dimly in your home, or a little brighter?
Wherever political passions dominate in a school or a classroom, the freedom necessary for the mind to think and for the heart to love is burnt away.
“Question Authority,” say the academic generals, but God help you if you dare to question theirs.
Every lack presents an opportunity, but only if you have people with the inclination and the power to seize it. The Colonial Pipeline is only the latest example.
How an ever-growing incompetent, ideologically driven expert class keeps us servile, stunted, confused, and ignorant.
We should honor our forebears for what they bequeathed to us, and squirm a little, because we would be hard put to say what we are leaving for our children, supposing that we have any.
Are today’s Progressives just individualists of the groin, as too many conservatives are simply individualists of the wallet?
Our freedom is not to be measured by what our laws permit us to do, but by what our habits and the innumerable features of our culture give us the power to accomplish without the oversight of law.
When everyone is shouting, wisdom shuts its mouth, or joins in the folly.
Home and family, bulwarks of freedom and freedom-making in their turn, are hated by those who hate mankind and want to subject it to vast systems of social and political control.
If you would be free, look to your hands.
Life is for everyone. Learning is for everyone. School is not. Colleges—such as they are now—certainly are not.
How free are a people? Tell me whether they know the names of their neighbors along the block, and what their children are doing on a sunny day in June.
You can have life, or you can have safety at all costs, but you cannot have both.