Quote by Walter Annenberg
The greatest power is not money power, but political power.
This quote affirms that political power holds more sway and influence than money power. While money may bring financial advantages, political power involves decision-making authority and control over governance and policies, enabling manipulation of financial resources through legislation and regulations. Political power allows individuals and groups to dictate the rules of society, shape public opinion, and emerge as leaders impacting the lives of countless people. It implies that those in possession of political power wield significant influence and can surpass the influence of monetary wealth alone.
The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him.
It seems to me curious, not to say obscene and thoroughly terrifying, that it could occur to an association of human beings drawn together through need and chance and for profit into a company, an organ of journalism, to pry intimately into the lives of an undefended and appallingly damaged group of human beings, an ignorant and helpless rural family, for the purpose of parading the nakedness, disadvantage and humiliation of these lives before another group of human beings, in the name of science, of