11 Total Quotes

Maureen Dowd Quotes

Maureen Dowd
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
Maureen Dowd
#American Journalist

Maureen Dowd
His House colleagues still call him "Jackie One Note"-joking that if you ask him how to solve the problem of teenage pregnancy, he'll tell you to cut taxes.
Maureen Dowd
#Ask

Maureen Dowd
Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last.
Maureen Dowd
#American Journalist #Exercise

Maureen Dowd
One must not attempt to justify them, but rather to sense their nature simply and clearly.
Maureen Dowd
#Nature #Acceptance

Maureen Dowd
They have been painting the barn red and white, chasing skunks from the stage, clearing bird nests from the spotlights, scraping mildew from costumes and very gingerly, in the manner of city slickers, shooing snakes out of the yard.
Maureen Dowd
#Painting

Maureen Dowd
If that were to happen, the institution most in danger would be the newspaper in your hands.
Maureen Dowd
#Danger

Maureen Dowd
Sorely in need of a tight editorial leash, (Miller) was kept on no leash at all, and that has hurt this paper and its trust with readers.
Maureen Dowd
#Hurt

Maureen Dowd
He exists in the public mind as bits and pieces of his characters-Butch Cassidy's charm, Ben Quick's machismo, Cool Hand Luke's defiance, Harper's irony, Hud's disdain.
Maureen Dowd
#Charm

Maureen Dowd
Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
Maureen Dowd
#American Journalist