Murray Kempton Quotes

Top 17 wise famous quotes and sayings by Murray Kempton

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Murray Kempton quotes: America ... an economic system prouder of the distribution of its products than of the products themselves. America ... an economic system prouder of the distribution of its products than of the products themselves.
Murray Kempton quotes: There are things a man must not do even to save a nation. There are things a man must not do even to save a nation.
Murray Kempton quotes: Men very seldom change, try though we will, beneath the shifts of exterior doctrine, our hearts so often remain what they were. Men very seldom change, try though we will, beneath the shifts of exterior doctrine, our hearts so often remain what they were.
Murray Kempton quotes: The Communists offer one precious, fatal boon: they take away the sense of sin. The Communists offer one precious, fatal boon: they take away the sense of sin.
Murray Kempton quotes: No great scoundrel is ever uninteresting. No great scoundrel is ever uninteresting.
Murray Kempton quotes: Every social war is a battle between the very few on both sides who care and who fire their shots across a crowd of spectators. Every social war is a battle between the very few on both sides who care and who fire their shots across a crowd of spectators.
Murray Kempton quotes: The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost. The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost.
Murray Kempton quotes: A critic is someone who enters the battlefield after the war is over and shoots the wounded. A critic is someone who enters the battlefield after the war is over and shoots the wounded.
Murray Kempton quotes: The beauty of a strong, lasting commitment is often best understood by men incapable of it. The beauty of a strong, lasting commitment is often best understood by men incapable of it.
Murray Kempton quotes: It is function of government to invent philosophies to explain the demands of its own convenience. It is function of government to invent philosophies to explain the demands of its own convenience.
Murray Kempton quotes: To say that an idea is fashionable is to say, I think, that it has been adulterated to a point where it is hardly an idea at all. To say that an idea is fashionable is to say, I think, that it has been adulterated to a point where it is hardly an idea at all.