Bob Woodward Quotes

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Bob Woodward quotes: We need to police ourselves in the media. We need to police ourselves in the media.
Bob Woodward quotes: The cloud of doubt that surrounds political figures tends to remain and never dissipate or be clarified. The cloud of doubt that surrounds political figures tends to remain and never dissipate or be clarified.
Bob Woodward quotes: There is a garbage culture out there, where we pour garbage on people. Then the pollsters run around and take a poll and say, do you smell anything? There is a garbage culture out there, where we pour garbage on people. Then the pollsters run around and take a poll and say, do you smell anything?
Bob Woodward quotes: If you interviewed 1,000 politicians and asked about whether the media's too soft or too hard, about 999 would say too hard. If you interviewed 1,000 politicians and asked about whether the media's too soft or too hard, about 999 would say too hard.
Bob Woodward quotes: Deep Throat did serve the public interest by providing the guidance and information to us. Deep Throat did serve the public interest by providing the guidance and information to us.
Bob Woodward quotes: Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected. Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.
Bob Woodward quotes: Any suggestion that I'm writing about political operatives because I'm interested in political operatives misses the entire point. Any suggestion that I'm writing about political operatives because I'm interested in political operatives misses the entire point.
Bob Woodward quotes: Lawyers didn't seriously get involved in the Watergate stories until quite late, when we realized we were on to something. Lawyers didn't seriously get involved in the Watergate stories until quite late, when we realized we were on to something.
Bob Woodward quotes: I believe there's too little patience and context to many of the investigations I read or see on television. I believe there's too little patience and context to many of the investigations I read or see on television.
Bob Woodward quotes: Using these unnamed sources, if done properly, carefully and fairly, provides more accountability in government. Using these unnamed sources, if done properly, carefully and fairly, provides more accountability in government.
Bob Woodward quotes: I gave my word that this source would not be identified unless he changed his mind. He has not. I gave my word that this source would not be identified unless he changed his mind. He has not.
Bob Woodward quotes: I always am very aggressive and putting out much more than people would like, but that's the business I'm in. I always am very aggressive and putting out much more than people would like, but that's the business I'm in.
Bob Woodward quotes: Nixon's attempts to order subversion of various departments was bound to come out in some form. Nixon's attempts to order subversion of various departments was bound to come out in some form.
Bob Woodward quotes: Finally, the president added, 'The American people are idealists, but they also want their leaders to be realistic ... Finally, the president added, 'The American people are idealists, but they also want their leaders to be realistic ...
Bob Woodward quotes: Even now there is no evidence that anyone involved in the Nixon operation was going to threaten us. Even now there is no evidence that anyone involved in the Nixon operation was going to threaten us.
Bob Woodward quotes: Reporters may believe they control the story, but the story always controls the reporters. Reporters may believe they control the story, but the story always controls the reporters.
Bob Woodward quotes: I have found people don't want to be told. That they can figure it out. I have found people don't want to be told. That they can figure it out.
Bob Woodward quotes: Sometimes,doing nothing is the best reaction. Sometimes,doing nothing is the best reaction.
Bob Woodward quotes: Bob and I [Carl Bernstein]embraced and held each other briefly. There was a whole lifetime of emotions and journalism in this moment. Bob and I [Carl Bernstein]embraced and held each other briefly. There was a whole lifetime of emotions and journalism in this moment.
Bob Woodward quotes: Obama said, 'I welcome debate among my team, but I won't tolerate division. Obama said, 'I welcome debate among my team, but I won't tolerate division.
Bob Woodward quotes: When you see how the President makes political or policy decisions, you see who he is. The essence of the Presidency is decision-making. When you see how the President makes political or policy decisions, you see who he is. The essence of the Presidency is decision-making.
Bob Woodward quotes: Sometimes, the more you protect your force, the less secure you may be. Sometimes, the more force is used, the less effective it is. Sometimes, the more you protect your force, the less secure you may be. Sometimes, the more force is used, the less effective it is.
Bob Woodward quotes: I don't think it's useful for somebody to argue with reviews. I don't think it's useful for somebody to argue with reviews.
Bob Woodward quotes: Suppose Watergate had not been uncovered? I'd still be on the City Desk. Suppose Watergate had not been uncovered? I'd still be on the City Desk.
Bob Woodward quotes: Newspapers that are truly independent, like The Washington Post, can still aggressively investigate anyone or anything with no holds barred. Newspapers that are truly independent, like The Washington Post, can still aggressively investigate anyone or anything with no holds barred.
Bob Woodward quotes: It would be absurd for me or any other editor to review the authenticity or accuracy of stories that are nominated for prizes. It would be absurd for me or any other editor to review the authenticity or accuracy of stories that are nominated for prizes.
Bob Woodward quotes: Well, just because someone might be a source doesn't necessarily make them Deep Throat Well, just because someone might be a source doesn't necessarily make them Deep Throat
Bob Woodward quotes: Good work is always done in defiance of management. Good work is always done in defiance of management.
Bob Woodward quotes: I don't think voters give a hoot about the character of their political advisors, except to the extent that character reflects on the candidates. I don't think voters give a hoot about the character of their political advisors, except to the extent that character reflects on the candidates.
Bob Woodward quotes: Deep Throat was a very unfortunate name given to the source by the managing editor of The Washington Post. Deep Throat was a very unfortunate name given to the source by the managing editor of The Washington Post.
Bob Woodward quotes: When you're in the White House," Butterfield said, "everyone lies. You can sort of get feeling immune. When you're in the White House," Butterfield said, "everyone lies. You can sort of get feeling immune.
Bob Woodward quotes: If there's one thing that Trump does, he never quits. If there's one thing that Trump does, he never quits.