Quotes

11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
Don't fall in love with politicians, they're all a disappointment. They can't help it, they just are.
11 November 2014
The Irish are often nervous about having the appropriate face for the occasion. They have to be happy at weddings, which is a strain, so they get depressed; they have to be sad at funerals, which is easy, so they get happy.
11 November 2014
You don't have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in, That world is gone.
11 November 2014
I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.
11 November 2014
TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to a million images in a million brains.
11 November 2014
A speech is poetry: cadence, rhythm, imagery, sweep! A speech reminds us that words, like children, have the power to make dance the dullest beanbag of a heart.
11 November 2014
The battle for the mind of Ronald Reagan was like the trench warfare of World War I: never have so many fought so hard for such barren terrain.
11 November 2014
Now he is a statesman, when what he really wants is to be what most reporters are, adult delinquents.
11 November 2014
If you commit a big crime then you are crazy, and the more heinous the crime the crazier you must be. Therefore you are not responsible, and nothing is your fault.

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