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Letter "M" » Molly Ivins Quotes
«It's hard to argue against cynics - they always sound smarter than optimists because they have so much evidence on their side»
«I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part, and discuss it only with consenting adults.»
«It is possible to read the history of this country as one long struggle to extend the liberties established in our Constitution to everyone in America.»
«Although it is true that only about 20 percent of American workers are in unions, that 20 percent sets the standards across the board in salaries, benefits and working conditions. If you are making a decent salary in a non-union company, you owe that to the unions. One thing that corporations do not do is give out money out of the goodness of their hearts.»
Author: Molly Ivins
across the board
, American union
, give out
«Good thing we've still got politics in Texas - finest form of free entertainment ever invented.»
«You can't ignore politics, no matter how much you'd like to.»
«hat you need is sustained outrage...there's far too much unthinking respect given to authority.»
«As they say around the [Texas] Legislature, if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against 'em anyway, you don't belong in office.»
«In Texas, we do not hold high expectations for the [governor's] office; it's mostly been occupied by crooks, dorks and the comatose.»
«This is the man (Ronald Reagan) who proved that ignorance is no handicap to the presidency»