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Ron Suskind quotes: We are reformers in the spring, but iin autumn we stand by the old. Ralph Waldo Emerson We are reformers in the spring, but iin autumn we stand by the old. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ron Suskind quotes: A little known area often defines the fortunes of leaders management skills. A little known area often defines the fortunes of leaders
management skills.
Ron Suskind quotes: Confidence is the immaterial residue of material actions. Confidence is the public face of competence. Confidence is the immaterial residue of material actions. Confidence is the public face of competence.
Ron Suskind quotes: Author describes auto CEO's decisions to drive rather than fly to Washington as "showy penitence". Author describes auto CEO's decisions to drive rather than fly to Washington as "showy penitence".
Ron Suskind quotes: The government of the world's most powerful nation is running furiously in place. The government of the world's most powerful nation is running furiously in place.
Ron Suskind quotes: He (Larry Summers) can frame arguments with such force and conviction that people think he knows more than he does. He (Larry Summers) can frame arguments with such force and conviction that people think he knows more than he does.
Ron Suskind quotes: Younger colleagues tended to draw untested self-confidence from their bonuses and prestigious degrees. Younger colleagues tended to draw untested self-confidence from their bonuses and prestigious degrees.
Ron Suskind quotes: He is now judging himself, harshly, by his captors' rules. He is now judging himself, harshly, by his captors' rules.
Ron Suskind quotes: The informed, unmanaged question. That's the most dangerous thing at a press conference anywhere. The informed, unmanaged question. That's the most dangerous thing at a press conference anywhere.
Ron Suskind quotes: Push the needle into some middle range of guarded optimism. Push the needle into some middle range of guarded optimism.
Ron Suskind quotes: Al-Qaeda has a kind of loose, almost entrepreneurial structure with lots of cells in various countries that are semi-independent. Al-Qaeda has a kind of loose, almost entrepreneurial structure with lots of cells in various countries that are semi-independent.
Ron Suskind quotes: Who besides guys like me are part of the reality-based community? Who besides guys like me are part of the reality-based community?
Ron Suskind quotes: Civilizations rise and fall on confidence. America had figured out a way to borrow money to manufacture it. Civilizations rise and fall on confidence. America had figured out a way to borrow money to manufacture it.
Ron Suskind quotes: If the opposite of certainty is doubt, humility must lie somewhere between the two, If the opposite of certainty is doubt, humility must lie somewhere between the two,
Ron Suskind quotes: The media has become more forceful, has begun to recognize its traditional historic role and act on it, and truth is infectious. The media has become more forceful, has begun to recognize its traditional historic role and act on it, and truth is infectious.
Ron Suskind quotes: These were lobbyists - many of them compensated quite handsomely not to react as human beings. These were lobbyists - many of them compensated quite handsomely not to react as human beings.
Ron Suskind quotes: I've been a reporter for 20 years, and I don't ever get things wrong. That's important in terms of my professional status. I've been a reporter for 20 years, and I don't ever get things wrong. That's important in terms of my professional status.
Ron Suskind quotes: Every person has their pantheon - the Bible, Hollywood, Shakespeare - their way of understanding the world. Every person has their pantheon - the Bible, Hollywood, Shakespeare - their way of understanding the world.
Ron Suskind quotes: Rapid change, accommodating it can be one of the great human capacities. But living through it can be the stuff of stress and often suffering. Rapid change, accommodating it can be one of the great human capacities. But living through it can be the stuff of stress and often suffering.
Ron Suskind quotes: Message matters. Message matters almost as much as actions. Message matters. Message matters almost as much as actions.
Ron Suskind quotes: What can we do? It's not dismissive or resigned. He really wants to know. What can we do? It's not dismissive or resigned. He really wants to know.
Ron Suskind quotes: He was rebuilt, reconstituted by vengeance dressed up as high purpose. He was rebuilt, reconstituted by vengeance dressed up as high purpose.
Ron Suskind quotes: For any thinking person, it (perpetual happiness) is untenable. If you're a thinking person, your upbeat sometimes, said sometimes. For any thinking person, it (perpetual happiness) is untenable. If you're a thinking person, your upbeat sometimes, said sometimes.
Ron Suskind quotes: The substance of faith is a hope in the unseen. The substance of faith is a hope in the unseen.
Ron Suskind quotes: A sense of messianic purpose makes the national interest almost indistinguishable from the political interests of the president. A sense of messianic purpose makes the national interest almost indistinguishable from the political interests of the president.
Ron Suskind quotes: The whole game was about confidence, as it always was. Everything was fine - until it wasn't. The whole game was about confidence, as it always was. Everything was fine - until it wasn't.
Ron Suskind quotes: Religions find lasting utility in terms of prescription or parameter, rules for the conduct of human affairs. Religions find lasting utility in terms of prescription or parameter, rules for the conduct of human affairs.