12 Total Quotes

Christopher Hitchens Quotes

Christopher Hitchens
Victor invented me, in a way. He gave me a desk and a sponsor and a place to hang my hat, which was what I needed.
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#Desk

Christopher Hitchens
Islam makes very large claims for itself. In its art, there is a prejudice against representing the human form at all. The prohibition on picturing the prophet – who was only another male mammal – is apparently absolute. So is the prohibition on pork or alcohol or, in some Muslim societies, music or dancing. Very well then, let a good Muslim abstain rigorously from all these. But if he claims the right to make me abstain as well, he offers the clearest possible warning and proof of an aggressive intent.
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#Art

Christopher Hitchens
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
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#American Author

Christopher Hitchens
Sheehan has obviously taken a short course in the Michael Moore/Ramsey Clark school of Iraq analysis and has not succeeded in making it one atom more elegant or persuasive.
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#Analysis

Christopher Hitchens
We had to do this because our governments would not make the elemental statement that we stand with Denmark against this atrocious campaign of lies and hatred and violence.
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#Denmark

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I have personal knowledge that Mr. Blumenthal recounted to other people in the journalistic community the same story about Monica Lewinsky that he told to me and Carol Blue.
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#Community

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To describe this film as a piece of crap would be to run the risk of a discourse that would never again rise above the excremental,
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#Risk

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Nothing could make me forget what the Reagan years had actually been like.
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#American Author

Christopher Hitchens
One of the many problems with the American left has been its image as something rather too solemn, mirthless, herbivorous, dull, monochrome, righteous, and boring.
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#American Author

Christopher Hitchens
Ronald Reagan said that he sought a Star Wars defense only in order to share the technology with the tyrants of the U.S.S.R.
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#American Author

Christopher Hitchens
Ronald Reagan used to alarm his Soviet counterparts by saying that surely they'd both unite against an invasion from Mars.
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#American Author

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Ronald Reagan used to alarm other constituencies by speaking freely about the End Times foreshadowed in the Bible.
Christopher Hitchens
#American Author