“Reading your own material aloud forces you to listen.”
“American corporations hate to give away money.”
Washington, not Jefferson, freed his slaves upon his death.
Immigrants do more than help us win our wars, or set up cleaning shops or ethnic restaurants.
Andrew Johnson was a Southerner generally who proclaimed that his native state of Tennessee was a country for white men.
It would not be possible to praises nurses too highly.
My favorite book is the last one printed, which is always better than those that were published earlier.
The more sophisticated we get, the more advanced our buildings and vehicles become, the more vulnerable we are.
“The German today is like the June Bride. He knows he is going to get it, but he doesn't know how big it is going to be".
Custer had dead heroes. Crazy Horse had only live ones.
You don't hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school.
"Even before Watergate and his resignation, Nixon had inspired conflicting and passionate emotions."
“I think that the opportunity to improve race relations in the United States has been put off temporarily.”
My first book was the book that changed my life.
Nothing is inevitable in life. People make choices, and those choices have results, and we all live with the results.
The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
The number one secret of being a successful writer is this: marry an English major.
“The Enlightenment taught that observation unrecorded was knowledge lost.”
“There are many rules of good writing, but the best way to find them is to be a good reader.”
The Holocaust was the most evil crime ever committed.
Dams have harmed our wildlife and made rivers less useful for recreation.