For as the interposition of a rivulet, however small, will occasion the line of the phalanx to fluctuate, so any trifling disagreement will be the cause of seditions; but they will not so soon flow from anything else as from the disagreement between virtue and vice, and next to that between poverty and riches.
Somebody once told me, manage the top line, and the bottom line will follow. what's the top line? it's things like, why are we doing this in the first place? what's our strategy? what are customers saying? how responsive are we? do we have the best products and the best people? those are the kind of questions you have to focus on.
It is so difficult to draw a clear line of separation between the abuse and the wholesome use of the press, that as yet we have found it better to trust the public judgment, rather than the magistrate, with the discrimination between truth and falsehood. and hitherto the public judgment has performed that office with wonderful correctness.