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George F. Will quotes: The argument that a particular project will be "self-financing" is usually the first refuge of politicians defending the indefensible. The argument that a particular project will be "self-financing" is usually the first refuge of politicians defending the indefensible.
George F. Will quotes: In this age of 'whatever,' Americans are becoming slaves to the new tyranny of nonchalance. James Morris In this age of 'whatever,' Americans are becoming slaves to the new tyranny of nonchalance. James Morris
George F. Will quotes: In Gladstone's mature years he lost faith not in God but in the ability of any government or state to act as the agent of God. In Gladstone's mature years he lost faith not in God but in the ability of any government or state to act as the agent of God.
George F. Will quotes: Nothing is so irretrievably lost to a society as the sense of fear it felt about a grave danger that was subsequently coped with. Nothing is so irretrievably lost to a society as the sense of fear it felt about a grave danger that was subsequently coped with.
George F. Will quotes: The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised. The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
George F. Will quotes: Government breeds more government, and a lobbying infrastructure to defend itself. Government breeds more government, and a lobbying infrastructure to defend itself.
George F. Will quotes: He was one of the fortunate few for whom there simply was no discernible line between work and play, between creation and recreation. He was one of the fortunate few for whom there simply was no discernible line between work and play, between creation and recreation.
George F. Will quotes: Sandel hankers for the muscular debates of yesteryear, when government was not big but had bigger ambitions than today's bland Leviathan has. Sandel hankers for the muscular debates of yesteryear, when government was not big but had bigger ambitions than today's bland Leviathan has.
George F. Will quotes: The utter absence of proof for a proposition is proof of a successful conspiracy to destroy all proof. The utter absence of proof for a proposition is proof of a successful conspiracy to destroy all proof.
George F. Will quotes: Lacking an articulable defense of the cultural values under siege, he became a vessel of smoldering animosities. Lacking an articulable defense of the cultural values under siege, he became a vessel of smoldering animosities.
George F. Will quotes: Americans would prefer that immigrants do their jobs and then disappear at the end of the day. Americans would prefer that immigrants do their jobs and then disappear at the end of the day.
George F. Will quotes: From visible habits we make inferences as to the invisible attributes of the soul. Therefore, statecraft is soulcraft. From visible habits we make inferences as to the invisible attributes of the soul. Therefore, statecraft is soulcraft.
George F. Will quotes: Liberalism is not fond of fun, or at least of many forms of fun that many people like. Liberalism is not fond of fun, or at least of many forms of fun that many people like.
George F. Will quotes: Politics is always driven by competing worries. Politics is always driven by competing worries.
George F. Will quotes: It is a distinctive American genius, this ability to transmute subversion into a marketable commodity. It is a distinctive American genius, this ability to transmute subversion into a marketable commodity.
George F. Will quotes: Behavior was better when cinemas were opulent. Behavior was better when cinemas were opulent.
George F. Will quotes: Avoidance of lunacy is an insufficient agenda.-George Will on Ronald Reagan, 3-6-1987 Avoidance of lunacy is an insufficient agenda.
-George Will on Ronald Reagan, 3-6-1987
George F. Will quotes: Sex education in the modern manner has been well-described as plumbing for hedonists. Sex education in the modern manner has been well-described as plumbing for hedonists.
George F. Will quotes: Economics has accurately been called the science of the single instance. Economics has accurately been called the science of the single instance.
George F. Will quotes: There is no hatred as corrupting as intellectual hatred. There is no hatred as corrupting as intellectual hatred.
George F. Will quotes: Enough anecdotes make a pattern. Enough anecdotes make a pattern.
George F. Will quotes: There are no final words in science. But there you have the deeply anti-scientific temper of the global warming advocacy groups: Final words. There are no final words in science. But there you have the deeply anti-scientific temper of the global warming advocacy groups: Final words.
George F. Will quotes: Washington DC is happiest when in indignation overdrive. Washington DC is happiest when in indignation overdrive.
George F. Will quotes: Television news is akin to audible wallpaper. Television news is akin to audible wallpaper.
George F. Will quotes: Speaking for George Will, on whose thinking I am world's foremost authority, I say: not necessarily. The heavy hitters do have heavy responsibilities. Speaking for George Will, on whose thinking I am world's foremost authority, I say: not necessarily. The heavy hitters do have heavy responsibilities.
George F. Will quotes: It is hard to remain iconoclastic when standing waist-deep in the shards of smashed icons. It is hard to remain iconoclastic when standing waist-deep in the shards of smashed icons.
George F. Will quotes: Football combines two of the worst things in American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings. Football combines two of the worst things in American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
George F. Will quotes: Our hatred of government is not caused mainly by government's goals, whatever their wisdom, but by government's techniques. Philip Howard Our hatred of government is not caused mainly by government's goals, whatever their wisdom, but by government's techniques. Philip Howard
George F. Will quotes: Get evangelical Christian made them receptive to the possibility of redemption in the here and now. Get evangelical Christian made them receptive to the possibility of redemption in the here and now.
George F. Will quotes: The United States is a successful nation that is constantly susceptible to melancholy because things are not perfect. The United States is a successful nation that is constantly susceptible to melancholy because things are not perfect.
George F. Will quotes: We used to be a nation that celebrated people who got things done. Now we celebrate people who stop things getting done. We used to be a nation that celebrated people who got things done. Now we celebrate people who stop things getting done.
George F. Will quotes: People who have nothing much in mind for next week speak instead about the next century or millennium. People who have nothing much in mind for next week speak instead about the next century or millennium.