The maker of phrases plies a dangerous trade. Very often his phrase is applicable for the moment and for the
situation in view of which he coined it, but his coin has only a temporary validity: it is good for a month or for
a year, or for whatever period during which the crisis lasts, and after that it lapses again into a mere token, a
thing without value and without meaning. But the phrase cannot, as in the case of a monetary coinage, at once
be recalled, for it has gone broadcast over the land, or, at any rate, it is not recalled,...