More From Thomas W. Higginson
- "When a thought takes one’s breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence."
- "There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor."
- "Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from the birth as a paternal, or in other words a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read and say and eat and drink and wear."
More In Government
- "If you join government, calmly make your contribution and move on. Don’t go along to get along; do your best and when you have to – and you will – leave, and be something else."― Peggy Noonan
- "There are three species of government: republican, monarchical, and despotic."― Charles de Secondat
- "Whether Canada ends up as o-ne national government or two national governments or several national governments, or some other kind of arrangement is, quite frankly, secondary in my opinion."― Stephen Harper