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David Horowitz Quotes

David Horowitz
Politics is about winning. If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles into practice. Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out.
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#American Writer #Politics

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Israel is the canary in the mine. What happens to Israel will eventually happen to America itself.
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#American Writer #America

David Horowitz
In practice, socialism didn't work. But socialism could never have worked because it is based on false premises about human psychology and society, and gross ignorance of human economy.
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#American Writer

David Horowitz
The Palestine Authority cannot be changed or reformed from within. It is a corrupt terrorist police state. Any challenge to the terrorists who run it will be ruthlessly suppressed. Many Palestinians genuinely interested in peace have been assassinated over the years for that very reason.
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#Authority

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For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation.
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#American Writer #Beginning

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There was England. And then there was the United States. If the pacifist betrayers of the West had not been so powerful in the 1930s and Western governments had confronted Hitler early, 70 million lives would have been saved. Americans would do well to remember this now.
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#England

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When schools produce students who learned to think on the left or on the right, they're not thinking for themselves.
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#American Writer

David Horowitz
We can trust our doctors to be professional, to minister equally to their patients without regard to their political or religious beliefs. But we can no longer trust our professors to do the same.
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#American Writer #Doctors

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Conspiracy theories are a kind of secular religion. People feel great anxiety ... by the thought that nobody's in control.
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#Anxiety

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It is important for conservatives to make distinctions between those on the Left who were (and are) traitors or self-conceived enemies of the United States, and those who were (and are) the fellow-travelers of enemies of the United States, and those who are neither traitors, nor enemies, nor friends and protectors of enemies, but are American patriots who disagree with conservatives over tactical and policy issues.
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#Conservatives

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You could mention my name in any hallway in any academic institution and you would have people foaming at the mouth.
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#American Writer

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What the left says sounds very good but, in practice, it works out very badly.
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#American Writer

David Horowitz
A key to the mentality of the left is that it judges itself by its best intentions, and judges its opponents - America chief among them - by their worst deeds.
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#American Writer

David Horowitz
There can be no peace with someone who wants to kill you.
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#American Writer

David Horowitz
Now it is virtually impossible for a vocal conservative to be hired for a tenure-track position on a faculty anywhere, or to receive tenure if so hired. The conservative faculty members I encounter who have achieved this feat, invariably tell me that they were forced to keep their political orientation to themselves until they achieved tenure.
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#Conservative

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A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination.
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#American Writer #Education

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It is the human wish to be told lies that keep us as primitive morally and socially as we are. (...) I am persuaded that a lie grounded in human desire is too powerful for mere reason to kill.
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#Human

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Instead of educating students, these professors are trying to indoctrinate them.
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#American Writer

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You can't get a real education if your professors are only giving you one side of the story. You also won't get an education if professors are blowing off leftist steam on the war in Iraq or the racist hurricane.
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#Education

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The issue here isn't whether every student is brainwashed, it's whether it is appropriate.
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#American Writer

David Horowitz
Professors are not supposed to be dealing in opinions.
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#Opinions

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The bill would stop teachers from advocating controversial issues in classrooms, but they would still be able to discuss issues.
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#Teachers

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Oprah is the only person who can tell people to go out and read an 800-page book and they listen. She didn't get to be who she is through affirmative action.
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#People

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As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks.
David Horowitz
#American Writer #America