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Joseph R. McCarthy Quotes and Sayings

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McCarthyism is Americanism with its sleeves rolled.
- Joseph R. McCarthy

I have here in my hand a list of two hundred and five
people that were known to the Secretary of State as
being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless
are still working and shaping the policy of the State Department.
- Joseph R. McCarthy

The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction
of addressing the Republican National Convention.
This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men.
- Emanuel Celler

One of the things I'm most proud of about my country
is the fact that we did lick McCarthyism back in the fifties.
- Pete Seeger

 

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
- The Buddha

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller PHOTO
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

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Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
- Voltaire

It is a greater joy to see the author's author, than himself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who learns most from a good book is the author.
- Jose Bergamin

It seems to me that an author who has determined very
new domains in literature is Gertrude Stein.
- Raymond Queneau

He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole
contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.
- Thomas Paine

I think that every so-called history book and film
biography should be prefaced by the statement that
what follows is the author's rendition of events and circumstances.
- Barbara Kruger

No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature,
but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

I believe that, like most writers, my personality comes through in the fiction.
So in that respect my writing can't be like any other author's really.
- Paul Kane

Choose an author as you choose a friend.
- Arthur Helps

After an author has been dead for some time,
it becomes increasingly difficult for his publishers
to get a new book out of him each year.
- Robert Benchley

The things I write are for those who are willing to
accept a new relationship between the reader and the author.
- Jerzy Kosinski

A publisher should always be on the receiving end.
He should take an interest in almost any subject and remain anonymous,
letting the author take center stage.
- Cass Canfield

Robert Louis Stevenson...
I'm focusing on the late short stories that I was ignorant of.
I always thought he was a boys' author,
but he's not at all.
- Jane Birkin

What makes a book great, a so-called classic,
it its quality of always being modern,
of its author, though he be long dead,
continuing to speak to each new generation.
- Lawrence Clark Powell

Certainly the most diverse, if minor,
pastime of literary life is the game of Find the Author.
- Arthur Miller

I wanted to be an author for as long as I can remember.
- Walter Jon Williams

An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation,
the critics of the next, and the schoolmaster of ever afterwards.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print.
- William Goldman

The author knows just what he wants to illustrate and
how he would like it to be done.
- Louis Leakey

The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect,
at least if the author is concentrating.
- John M. Ford

Our life is a book that writes itself and whose principal
themes sometimes escape us.
We are like characters in a novel who do not always
understand what the author wants of them.
- Julien Green

Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters,
stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews,
to challenge every new author.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.
- Logan P. Smith

The burning of an author's books, imprisonment for opinion's sake,
has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays
to the genius of its time.
- Joseph Lewis

An author who speaks about their own books is almost
as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The future author is one who discovers that language,
the exploration and manipulation of the resources of language,
will serve him in winning through to his way.
- Thornton Wilder

If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet,
he never would have written Macbeth.
- Joyce Brothers

I think of myself as a very lazy author.
- Neil Gaiman

I consider myself an inventor, entrepreneur,
and author.
- Ray Kurzweil

Your source material is the people you know,
not those you don't know, but every character is an
extension of the author's own personality.
- Edward Albee

With a film, I do my best to understand the author's
intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
- Bruce Beresford

The more gifted and talkative one's characters are,
the greater the chances of their resembling the author in tone or tint of mind.
- Vladimir Nabokov

A very wise author once said that a writer writes for himself,
and then publishes for money.
I write for myself and publish just for the reader.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar,
familiar things new.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Sometimes the reader will decide something else than the author's intent;
this is certainly true of attempts to empirically decipher reality.
- John M. Ford

It is conceivable that what is unified form to the
author or composer may of necessity be formless to his audience.
- Charles Ives

There is one Quality, which has somewhat so heavenly in it;
that by so much the more we are possess'd of it,
by so much the more we draw nearer to the Great Author of Nature.
- Eliza Haywood

To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it,
and get sensible people to read it, are the three great
difficulties in being an author.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
- Cornelia Funke

The author of the Iliad is either Homer or,
if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.
- Aldous Huxley

All fiction becomes autobiographical when the author has true talent.
- Jeanne Moreau

An author departs, he does not die.
- Dinah Maria Mulock

There is no God, Nature sufficeth unto herself;
in no wise hath she need of an author.
- Marquis de Sade

I have relaxed into my persona as an author,
although I used to fight that.
- David Guterson

I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Now I'm not an author, I'm a writer,
that's all I am.
- Mickey Spillane

I'm a commercial writer, not an author.
Margaret Mitchell was an author.
She wrote one book.
- Mickey Spillane

Shakespeare is the true multicultural author.
He exists in all languages.
He is put on the stage everywhere.
Everyone feels that they are represented by him on the stage.
- Harold Bloom

Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to
collect money and fame from this state of being.
- A. A. Milne

The prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof,
really is an author.
- Scott Turow

I don't think the author should make the reader do
that much work to remember who somebody is.
- Kevin J. Anderson

The style of an author should be the image of his mind,
but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise.
- Edward Gibbon

The greatest king of Israel, King David,
the author of the Psalms, sent a man out to die in
battle so that he could sleep with his wife.
- Robert Duvall

If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism.
If you steal from two, it's research.
- John Burke

The difference between an author and a horse is that
the horse doesn't understand the horse dealer's language.
- Max Frisch

For success, the author must make the reader care about
the destiny of the principals,
and sustain this anxiety, or suspense,
for about 100,000 words.
- Ken Follett

But to me I find Francis Bacon the most likely candidate to be the author.
- Mark Rylance

Call me the author.
- Joan Didion

I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author,
and I speak like a child.
- Vladimir Nabokov

No, it's not a very good story - its author was too
busy listening to other voices to listen as closely
as he should have to the one coming from inside.
- Stephen King

Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention
to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read
it in the original author?
- Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Readers always seem to think that the author has some
control over the design of their books.
- Donald Norman

I suppose if I was to have to pick a few,
Ursula LeGuin would have to top the list.
It was while reading her work that I decided I wanted to be an author.
- Sarah Zettel


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