Louis McHenry Howe

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A man who is desperately in earnest; who believes in what he is trying to do; who is trying to do what most of the people believe in as well;—will inevitably retain the confidence of the majority of the people all the time. Leaders & Leadership
Franklin is on his own now. Miscellaneous
I find it hard to put complicated situations clearly on paper and, to be brutally frank, even harder to get a reply from you in time to count much. Public Relations & Image
If the President takes away from the strong man the right to hit the little man over the head with a club, is that too great curtailment of liberty? We must assure the little man's right not to be clubbed. Freedom & Liberty
If you have to compromise, be sure to compromise up. Negotiating & Negotiations
Never admit you're licked. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Ninety per cent of prison riots start from stupid wardens. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
ONLY DANGER SAN FRANCISCO STRIKE IS THAT MAYOR IS BADLY FRIGHTENED AND HIS FEAR INFECTED ENTIRE CITY Labor Unions, Labor Relations & Strikes
The law of supply and demand holds eternal. Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs
The New Deal is the recognition that those who are regulated and governed in the interests of the common good are entitled to something far more than the mere right to struggle for existence. Regulation & Deregulation
There may not be as many rich individuals, but there will be far less poor. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
We talk about "rugged individualism" and "personal liberty." My dear friends, both of those disappeared from the earth the day the first colony of cave men held a conference around a community fire. Freedom & Liberty
We will have a government where liberals will stay in power until they get radical and conservatives will have the power until they get reactionary. Liberals & Conservatives
You can't adopt politics as a profession and remain honest. Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest