Peggy Noonan Quotes

Top 47 wise famous quotes and sayings by Peggy Noonan

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Peggy Noonan quotes: I think miracles exist in part as gifts and in part as clues that there is something beyond the flat world we see. I think miracles exist in part as gifts and in part as clues that there is something beyond the flat world we see.
Peggy Noonan quotes: I ought to pray as much as God's on my mind, because then I'd pray a lot. All I can tell you is God is real, and so that infuses I ought to pray as much as God's on my mind, because then I'd pray a lot. All I can tell you is God is real, and so that infuses everything.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Wit penetrates; humor envelops. Wit is a function of verbal intelligence; humor is imagination operating on good nature. Wit penetrates; humor envelops. Wit is a function of verbal intelligence; humor is imagination operating on good nature.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Abortion is either OK or it's not. Abortion is either OK or it's not.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Word of the day- kakistocracy. From the Greek meaning government by the worst persons, least qualified or most unprincipled. Word of the day- kakistocracy. From the Greek meaning government by the worst persons, least qualified or most unprincipled.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything. Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything.
Peggy Noonan quotes: The Democrats often seem like the Not Republican Party, no more and no less. The Democrats often seem like the Not Republican Party, no more and no less.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Humor is the shock absorber of life; it helps us take the blows. Humor is the shock absorber of life; it helps us take the blows.
Peggy Noonan quotes: When men in politics are together, testosterone poisoning makes them insane. When men in politics are together, testosterone poisoning makes them insane.
Peggy Noonan quotes: I was sailing from tedium to apathy with a side trip to torpor. I was sailing from tedium to apathy with a side trip to torpor.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Politicians, please, think of yourselves! Move to help Terri Schiavo, and no one will be mad at you, and you'll keep a human being alive. Politicians, please, think of yourselves! Move to help Terri Schiavo, and no one will be mad at you, and you'll keep a human being alive.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Naps are nature's way of reminding you that life is nice, like a beautiful swinging hammock strung between birth and infinity. Naps are nature's way of reminding you that life is nice, like a beautiful swinging hammock strung between birth and infinity.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Speeches are more important in politics than talking points, as a rule, and are better remembered. Speeches are more important in politics than talking points, as a rule, and are better remembered.
Peggy Noonan quotes: I do not know what the Democratic Party spent, in toto, on the 2004 election, but what they seem to have gotten for it is Barack Obama. Let us savor. I do not know what the Democratic Party spent, in toto, on the 2004 election, but what they seem to have gotten for it is Barack Obama. Let us savor.
Peggy Noonan quotes: All great political families have myths: stories they tell themselves about how history happened. All great political families have myths: stories they tell themselves about how history happened.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Hubert Humphrey's wife is said to have advised him: Darling, for a speech to be immortal it need not be interminable. Hubert Humphrey's wife is said to have advised him: Darling, for a speech to be immortal it need not be interminable.
Peggy Noonan quotes: The biggest improvement in the flow of information in America in our lifetimes is that no single group controls the news anymore. The biggest improvement in the flow of information in America in our lifetimes is that no single group controls the news anymore.
Peggy Noonan quotes: I guess the second-term team is not quite as adoring as the first. I guess the second-term team is not quite as adoring as the first.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Morals are concerned with what aids or impedes the fulfillment of basic human needs. Morals are concerned with what aids or impedes the fulfillment of basic human needs.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Part of courage is simple consistency. Part of courage is simple consistency.
Peggy Noonan quotes: [democrats] have become the party of snobs. You have become the party of Americans who think they're better than other Americans. [democrats] have become the party of snobs. You have become the party of Americans who think they're better than other Americans.
Peggy Noonan quotes: TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to a million images in a million brains. TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to a million images in a million brains.
Peggy Noonan quotes: My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage
Peggy Noonan quotes: Democracy involves that old-fashioned thing called working it out. Democracy involves that old-fashioned thing called working it out.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Now he is a statesman, when what he really wants is to be what most reporters are, adult delinquents. Now he is a statesman, when what he really wants is to be what most reporters are, adult delinquents.
Peggy Noonan quotes: As we have become more open minded (tolerant) in society we have become more closed hearted. As we have become more open minded (tolerant) in society we have become more closed hearted.
Peggy Noonan quotes: But one immediate thing can be done right now, and that is: lower the temperature. Any way you can, and everybody. Just lower it. But one immediate thing can be done right now, and that is: lower the temperature. Any way you can, and everybody. Just lower it.
Peggy Noonan quotes: By trying to do too much, you risk not doing enough. By trying to do too much, you risk not doing enough.
Peggy Noonan quotes: He [Pope Benedict XVI] spoke of the distilled message of John Paul's reign: Be not afraid He [Pope Benedict XVI] spoke of the distilled message of John Paul's reign: Be not afraid
Peggy Noonan quotes: Cynicism is not realistic and tough. It's unrealistic and kind of cowardly because it means you don't have to try. in Good Housekeeping Cynicism is not realistic and tough. It's unrealistic and kind of cowardly because it means you don't have to try.
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Peggy Noonan quotes: Loyalty consists of many things, including being truthful with our friends. When you really disagree, you have to say so. Loyalty consists of many things, including being truthful with our friends. When you really disagree, you have to say so.
Peggy Noonan quotes: This is the Democratic paradox: You want so much to run America and yet you seem not so fond of Americans. This is the Democratic paradox: You want so much to run America and yet you seem not so fond of Americans.
Peggy Noonan quotes: A great speech is literature. A great speech is literature.
Peggy Noonan quotes: Let's cause some senators distress. Let's cause some senators distress.
Peggy Noonan quotes: In ancient Israel and Rome the judge had appeared as a stand-in for the divine, and corruption was a blinding of the representative of the divine. In ancient Israel and Rome the judge had appeared as a stand-in for the divine, and corruption was a blinding of the representative of the divine.
Peggy Noonan quotes: You don't have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in: That world is gone. You don't have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in: That world is gone.