Garry Wills Quotes

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Self-assurance reassures others.


Keeping as many channels open as possible is the diplomatic imperative.


Although today there are many trial marriages, there is no such thing as a trial child.
— Garry Wills


Politicians make good company for a while, just as children do—their self-enjoyment is contagious.  But they soon exhaust their favorite subjects—themselves.


The French philosopher Denis Diderot said that the best actor sits inside his own performance as a cool spectator of the effects he is creating in an audience.


The romantic artist, off alone in his storm-battered castle, fuming whole worlds from his brain, reflects his culture's most persistent myth, of God creating from a primal loneliness.