Sally Quinn Quotes.
It is only in the fundamentalist religions that women are relegated to second class. Radical Evangelicals, Muslims, and Jews all have the same view of women.
Then my mother had several strokes and my father, who was 85, couldn’t handle it, so Donna came back and we went through the same thing here. She lives in Mill Valley; her group is organizing this event.
The primary motivation in the world of television is fear. People are scared to death. Ambition and enthusiasm and interest and the desire to excel are secondary. Because fear is an enormous motivating force, many in the medium are afraid to make decisions, take chances, do anything innovative.
Every poll shows that most journalists are Democrats.
I think that obviously humans find it very difficult to believe that there is no there there. So they created these stories and myths to give their lives some meaning.
Most of the people who live in Washington come from other places and you can learn something from them.
I had cottage cheese for lunch and a glass of wine when I got home tonight.
Women will have all the power one day anyway. It’s just a matter of time.
Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people. To me its a form of sacrament.
Social climbing and power climbing — the two are often synonymous — are what make Washington run. … If there are more than two people together, if there are three, one of them is climbing.
… Washington is, for one thing, the news capital of the world. And for another, it is a company town. Most of the interesting people in Washington either work for the government or write about it.
I was brought up by an Episcopalian father and Presbyterian mother in nondenominational Army chapels all over the world and never really had much religious experience.
I think, certainly in the more civilized societies, women’s roles are growing in power all of the time.
This morning in the Washington Post there was a statistic about how 85% of Americans are Christians.
I never know what I’m going to do for the Post next. Two weeks ago I had a piece on Homeland Security. This is one of my pig ongoing projects. How unprepared we are for a terrorist attack.
We live in such a noisy world that we need to stop and just let things happen. Let it grow.
Even Colin Powell who was everywhere before he became secretary of state, just stopped going out. I think part of it was he didn’t want to be viewed suspiciously by the other people in the White House who rarely go anywhere.
We’re newspaper junkies; I can’t imagine life without a newspaper.
Its always in the second administration when things start to go sour. They circle the wagons.
The first term of the Clinton administration was very jolly. Everybody was running around meeting people and of course, in the second term, everyone went down the black hole, which also happened at the end of the Reagan administration.
The important is not what you believe but how you behave.
Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura Bush about how to help her husband. This week it’s religion. It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment.
I would rather live in McCain’s world than Obama’s. But I believe that we live in Obama’s world.
Everyone gets meaning in different ways.
Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people. To me it’s a form of sacrament.