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Eleanor Clift Quotes and Sayings

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If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars,
it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong
and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics.
- Eleanor Clift

Bush is good at stating the obviously untrue.
- Eleanor Clift

People want change but not too much change.
Finding that balance is tricky for every politician.
- Eleanor Clift

If you look at where presidents come from,
they're former governors or senators.
- Eleanor Clift

 

Today's young women don't really see inequities until
they go out into the real world.
- Eleanor Clift

If privacy ends where hypocrisy begins,
Kitty Kelley's steamy expose is a contribution to contemporary history.
- Eleanor Clift

Bush does not want to go down in history as the president who lost in Iraq.
His strategy to the extent he has one is to hang tough
and let whoever succeeds him take the fall.
- Eleanor Clift

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Politics is so much about serendipity that we've got
to have a bigger pool of women,
so that when people drop out of the process,
you've got others to turn to.
- Eleanor Clift

The list of women to potentially be on a major party ticket,
in both parties, is embarrassingly short.
- Eleanor Clift

Living in the fishbowl is hard enough without worrying
about a Secret Service that can't keep mum.
- Eleanor Clift

Hospice means end-of-life care.
The admission ticket is a diagnosis from a doctor that
you have six months or less to live.
- Eleanor Clift

Looking at female candidates today, other women are the hardest on them,
especially older women who were brought up in a different culture.
- Eleanor Clift

Often, the disparities in the ways men and women are treated are subtle;
there are not these clear barriers that you have to break down.
- Eleanor Clift

You get elected, often, if you're a woman,
on the strength of the women's vote;
then you get into office,
and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment.
- Eleanor Clift

It's a complicated set of opinions that women bring to the voting booth.
- Eleanor Clift

At the unveiling at the White House of the presidential portrait,
President Bush pointed out that Hillary Clinton was
the first sitting Senator in history to have her portrait
hanging in the White House.
- Eleanor Clift

If you think of life and death on a continuum,
finding the point where it tips is complicated.
It cuts across all political lines and gets to the root of our humanity.
It requires faith informed by years of intimacy that
you're doing what's right for your loved one.
- Eleanor Clift

Keep your feet firmly planted on the ground
as you reach for the stars.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Perspective is both a necessary
and a sufficient ground for wisdom.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Suspended between earth and sky,
my humanity draws from both,
my tendrils reach for the energies of each.
Spirit and Ground - equal yet opposite,
the lightness and the solidarity,
the ephemeral and the substantial.
The substantial is no more and no less
than the ephemeral - merely different.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

I never saw a discontented tree.
They grip the ground as though they liked it,
and though fast rooted, they travel about as far as we do.
- John Muir

Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground.
- John Lennon

Jogging is very beneficial.
It's good for your legs and your feet.
It's also very good for the ground.
If makes it feel needed.
- Charles M. Schulz

You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not bound for any public place,
but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees,
and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
- Wendell Berry

When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the
ground from beneath your feet.
- Stanislaw Lec

He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground.
- Douglas Adams

The crops were planted, tended, and harvested -
now the ground lies fallow, awaiting the new planting.
Did the year fail? I think not.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein
of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green.
- Thomas Carlyle

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground,
but a kind word is never thrown away.
- Arthur Helps

I never eat in a restaurant that's over a hundred feet
off the ground and won't stand still.
- Calvin Trillin

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.
- The Buddha

People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to,
but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation -
much like building a mosque at Ground Zero.
- Sarah Palin

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
- James Beard

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber,
if he has common sense on the ground floor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I'll
show you a man who can't get his pants on.
- Joe E. Lewis

To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God,
you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.
- Johannes Tauler

Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Let your falls not be on a prepared ground,
but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
- Samuel Butler

What we call real estate - the solid ground to build a house on -
is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this world rests.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

It is not a field of a few acres of ground,
but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we
defeat the enemy in one battle,
or by degrees, the consequences will be the same.
- Thomas Paine

Left wing, right wing, I am wingless and tired of trying to fly.
Here comes the ground.
- Marc Maron

I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the
ground and then take whatever the result.
- Sachin Tendulkar

I'd worship the ground you walked on if only you walked
in a better neighborhood.
- Billy Wilder

This is not a matter of weapons.
We are hopeful for God's help.
The real matter is the extinction of America.
And, God willing, it will fall to the ground.
- Mohammed Omar

The world is the devil's hunting-ground,
and children are his choicest game.
- Anthony Comstock

Everything changed in Bosnia, when General Wesley Clark
proved that you could fight a war with high-
level precision air strikes and a bare minimum of ground action.
- Joe Bob Briggs

No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I ground my faith upon God's word, and not upon the church.
- Jane Grey

The natural progress of things is for liberty
to yield and government to gain ground.
- Thomas Jefferson

How do I take a step? How do I lift my foot off the ground,
move it through the air a little bit and then bring
it down? I had to teach myself to walk again.
- Jonah Lomu

The bodies lay on the ground like damaged goods from a warehouse.
- Peter Goldman

I think as a rifle platoon and company commander your
view is about 1,000 meters in front of you and you
hope you can cover that ground and not have to back up and give it up again.
- Oliver North

After I did the first Die Hard I said I'd never do another,
same after I did the second one and the third.
The whole genre was running itself into the ground.
- Bruce Willis

We can guess that the unacceptable conduct of the soldiers
at Abu Ghraib resulted in part from the dangerous state
of affairs on the ground in a theater of war.
- John Yoo

We must prepare the ground for creativity.
And if this also gives rise later to success in the economic sense,
success in terms of Euros and Cents,
this will by no means reduce my joy.
- Johannes Rau

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived
from the continuous renewal of its leaves,
but whose strength comes from the old trunk,
with solid roots in the ground.
- Pope Paul VI

The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
- Douglas Adams

The only ground on which a neutral State can claim
respect at the hands of belligerents is,
that, so far as she is concerned, their rights are protected.
- Gerrit Smith

It is a comfortable feeling to know that you stand on your own ground.
Land is about the only thing that can't fly away.
- Anthony Trollope

It is the same to me, whether I rot in the air or in the ground.
The earth is the Lord's.
- Andrew Melville

Marines are very good at fighting...
And if Gen.
Franks wants fighters on the ground and he puts Marines in,
he'll have what he wants.
- Peter Pace

Australia and Canada were settled by adventurers,
they had to break new ground.
I think that is indelibly etched on our cultural spirit.
- Tom Cochrane

No nation now sets forth to despoil another upon the
avowed ground that it desires the spoils.
- Elihu Root

I am not here concerned with intent,
but with scientific standards,
especially the ability to tell the difference between a fact,
an opinion, a hypothesis, and a hole in the ground.
- Serge Lang

Most urgent is the good First Job Program,
that Lula plans to implement, which hasn't got off the ground.
- Claudio Hummes


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