Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Quotes

 

The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.

— Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Righteousness is easy in retrospect.

— Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Anti-intellectualism has long been the anti-Semitism of the businessman.

— Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Television has spread the habit of instant reaction and stimulated the hope of instant results.

— Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.

— Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

We are not going to achieve a new world order without paying for it in blood as well as in words and money.

— Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

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