Bill Moyers Quotes

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I've always thought that the American eagle needed a left wing and a right wing.
— Bill Moyers

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Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow. And politics is the bow of idealism.
— Bill Moyers

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No wonder scoundrels find refuge in patriotism; it offers them immunity from criticism.

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Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow.  And politics is the bow of idealism.

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One of my mentors told me that "news is what people want to keep hidden; everything else is publicity."

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Democracy may not prove in the long run to be as efficient as other forms of government, but it has one saving grace: it allows us to know and say that it isn't.

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It's the ability to see things a new way, and from that insight to produce something that didn't exist before—something original.  It sometimes means piercing the mundane to find the marvelous—or looking beyond the marvelous to find the mundane.

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