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Mccarthy Quotes

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A man has to be Joe McCarthy to be called ruthless.
All a woman has to do is put you on hold.
- Marlo Thomas

John Ashcroft is not a patriot, John Ashcroft is a
descendant of Joseph McCarthy.
- Howard Dean

Joe McCarthy and his Senate hearings were like witch-hunts.
- Desi Arnaz

At the height of the McCarthy period,
writers were being hounded.
- Irwin Shaw

 

McCarthy emerged in the person of Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin.
- Pat Buchanan

The McCarthy boys, at the proper moment,
gave orders to fire upon the advancing enemy.
- Buffalo Bill

One more recent novelist to come along is Cormac McCarthy.
Him, I like.
- Leslie Fiedler

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It evolved from my experience in the fifties,
growing up during the McCarthy era, and hearing a lot
of assumptions that America was wonderful and Communism was terrible.
- Warren Farrell

I believed in realism, as summarized by John McCarthy's
comment to the effect that if we worked really hard,
we'd have an intelligent system in from four to four hundred years.
- Marvin Minsky

Have you ever tried to split sawdust?
- Eugene McCarthy

A declining institution often experiences survival of the unfittest.
- John McCarthy

It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things
that people might remember.
- Eugene McCarthy

I felt early on I wasn't going to be a respectable citizen.
- Cormac McCarthy

Proposals to forbid golf courses have about the same
motivations as proposals to forbid skate boarding,
although the rationalizations are different.
- John McCarthy

There was a very serious communist strain among American
intellectuals before the war.
America was a more tolerant place in those days,
and Communists were not treated as pariahs.
That ended with the McCarthy era.
- Ken Follett

His ambition is to be the spider in the World Wide Web.
- John McCarthy

Slogans rarely convince the unconvinced.
However, they do rally the troops already on your side.
- John McCarthy

Warmaking doesn't stop warmaking.
If it did, our problems would have stopped millennia ago.
- Colman McCarthy

The peace movement is a great force for peace.
Some of the world's most quarrelsome people act out
their aggressions through the peace movement.
- John McCarthy

You don't need a pickup line.
Just glance at a woman from across the room.
Glance - don't stare.
- Jenny McCarthy

When an American heiress wants to buy a man,
she at once crosses the Atlantic.
The only really materialistic people I have ever met have been Europeans.
- Mary McCarthy

When thugs by nature meet thugs by political conviction,
5-0 is not surprising.
- John McCarthy

I can still smell the tear gas in the Hilton Hotel.
- Eugene McCarthy

I'm the comedic girl next door and a lot of fun.
- Jenny McCarthy

Honor among thieves is the ancestor of all honor.
- John McCarthy

Our pre-9/11 gun laws allow our enemies in the War
on Terror to arm themselves right here in our own country.
- Carolyn McCarthy

The theater is the only branch of art much cared for by people of wealth;
like canasta,
it does away with the brother of talk after dinner.
- Mary McCarthy

In violence, we forget who we are.
- Mary McCarthy

You musn't force sex to do the work of love or love to do the work of sex.
- Mary McCarthy

There is only one thing more harmful to society than
an elected official forgetting the promises he made in order to get elected;
that's when he doesn't forget them.
- John McCarthy

If a person can be said to have the wrong attitude,
there is no need to pay attention to his arguments.
- John McCarthy

Too often, I've put my career and helping others ahead of my own needs.
- Karen McCarthy

If someone tells you he is going to make a "realistic decision,"
you immediately understand that he has resolved to do something bad.
- Mary McCarthy

I can't even begin to tell you how many casting couches I was attacked on.
Not just by casting people, but by stars.
- Jenny McCarthy

Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted.
- Mary McCarthy

My opinion is that he's a swindler and you're a sucker.
- John McCarthy

Self-righteousness has killed more people than smoking.
- John McCarthy

An extreme optimist is a man who believes that humanity
will probably survive even if it doesn't take his advice.
- John McCarthy

Hard distinctions make bad philosophy.
- John McCarthy

Public housing is more than just a place to live,
public housing programs should provide opportunities
to residents and their families.
- Carolyn McCarthy

I don't know why I started writing.
I don't know why anybody does it.
Maybe they're bored, or failures at something else.
- Cormac McCarthy

The suspense of a novel is not only in the reader,
but in the novelist, who is intensely curious about
what will happen to the hero.
- Mary McCarthy

When I see a slippery slope, my instinct is to build a terrace.
- John McCarthy

We are the hero of our own story.
- Mary McCarthy

Compassion is contempt with a human face.
- John McCarthy

Even if what you're working on doesn't go anywhere,
it will help you with the next thing you're doing.
Make yourself available for something to happen.
Give it a shot.
- Cormac McCarthy

Soccer riots kill at most tens.
Intellectuals' ideological riots sometimes kill millions.
- John McCarthy

Once a person has killed other people on behalf of an ideology,
he becomes rather devoted to it.
- John McCarthy

Kids will not listen to that.
They're going to experiment no matter what,
so you have to be honest.
- Jenny McCarthy

Both politicians and journalists face situations which
strain their honesty and humanity.
My opinion is that politicians on the average stand
up somewhat better than journalists.
- John McCarthy

It's embarrassing, isn't it? It took me 15 years to make an 18-minute movie.
- Andrew McCarthy

The price of self-empowerment is what I call it.
Somebody who thinks outside the box.
- Andrew McCarthy

Life for the European is a career; for the American it is a hazard.
- Mary McCarthy

Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.
- Mary McCarthy

Language is froth on the surface of thought.
- John McCarthy

My hobby of not attending meetings about recycling
saves more energy than your hobby of recycling.
- John McCarthy

My philosophy of dating is to just fart right away.
- Jenny McCarthy

So basically, I don't know what I'm talking about.
But maybe I do.
- Jenny McCarthy

We modern Marxists regard socialism as a historically
brief transitional stage between feudalism and capitalism,
necessary only in backward countries.
- John McCarthy

Committing genocide on behalf of an institution generates
greater loyalty to it than merely getting people fired
from their jobs on its behalf.
- John McCarthy

The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency.
- Eugene McCarthy

With no more than six levels of misquotation,
any statement can be made to say whatever you wish.
- John McCarthy

Every word she writes is a lie, including and and the.
- Mary McCarthy

I am putting real plums into an imaginary cake.
- Mary McCarthy

Alas few socialists are either benevolent enough to
work hard at these occupations out of benevolence or
self-interested enough to work hard at them for money.
- John McCarthy

Suicidal terrorists may have short shelf lives.
- John McCarthy

Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking
a butcher to name his favorite pig.
- John McCarthy

And I know when I was younger, and still,
I always marvel at what I feel is different from what
I'm told that I'm supposed to feel.
- Andrew McCarthy

I suppose everyone continues to be interested in the quest for the self,
but what you feel when you're older,
I think,
is that you really must make the self.
- Mary McCarthy

So I wanted to explore all points of view of that,
not just the girl's but his point of view as well.
Only by directing it could I explore all the points of view.
- Andrew McCarthy

I made sacrifices willingly; it was what I did best.
- Karen McCarthy


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