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Michael Kinsley Quotes: If hypocrisy is the tribute vice pays to virtue, piousness is virtue paying tribute to itself.
         

If hypocrisy is the tribute vice pays to virtue, piousness is virtue paying tribute to itself.


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Of course, conservatives always claim to be against judicial activism.



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Many 'hard' scientists regard the term 'social science' as an oxymoron. Science means hypotheses you can test, and prove or disprove. Social science is little more than observation putting on airs.



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In those days, the late 1970s, one of the leading politicians was a soon-to-be uncle by marriage of Arnold Schwarzenegger, named Ted Kennedy.



He's nice enough not to want to be associated with a nasty remark but not nice enough not to make it. Lacking the courage of one's nastiness does not make one nice.

He's nice enough not to want to be associated with a nasty remark but not nice enough not to make it. Lacking the courage of one's nastiness does not make one nice.



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Americans don't want leadership. They want alchemy.



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Anything that keeps a politician humble is healthy for democracy.



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If sexual intercourse, as the poets tell us, began in 1963, it was another decade and a half before the American political system began to take notice.



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I have a saying: the scandal isn't what's illegal, the scandal is what's legal.





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