Quotations by Tony Snow

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Born: Wednesday, June 1, 1955
Died: Saturday, July 12, 2008 (53 years old)
Profession: Journalist
Nationality: American


Every one of our greatest national treasures, our liberty, enterprise, vitality, wealth, military power, global authority, flow from a surprising source: our ability to give thanks.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Power, Wealth, Ability, Authority, Liberty, Military, Vitality)

George W. Bush broke a mold four years ago: Even though he lost the popular vote, he governed as if he had won by acclamation.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Popular, Vote, Years)

If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: America, Day, Independence, Holiday, Thanksgiving)

In other words, Social Security is every bit as insecure as the stock market.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Security, Words)

Investigators have discovered that dogs can laugh, which can't be too big of a surprise.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Dogs)

It is a common mistake these days to politicize anything and everything, including music.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Music, Mistake)

It makes no sense to pack an auditorium with 5,000 people and then tell them to keep quiet.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: People, Quiet, Sense)

It serves notice that President Bush is serious about promoting freedom, because free societies are a lot more peaceable than dictatorships and monarchies.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Freedom, President)

Many people don't give a rip about politics and know as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Politics, People, Public)

Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do, and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty of stories to drive the point home.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Home, Pet, Animals, Desire, Lovers, Sin)

Sometimes, political campaigns make decent people act and talk like perfect buffoons.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: People, Act, Talk)

Somewhere near you, somebody right now is trying to help the indigent and poor - providing food, shelter, clothing or simple kindness.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Food, Help, Kindness, Now, Poor, Right, Trying)

Sure, science involves trial and error. Scientists refine theories each day. But as they do, they help us grasp more clearly the wonders of the world and the universe.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Science, Day, Error, Help, Scientists, Theories, Universe, Wonders, World)

That said, ID does not qualify as science because it gives us nothing to test or measure. Science requires replicable tests involving measurable variables.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Science, Measure, Nothing, Tests)

The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Art, Being)

The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Business, Peace, Oil)

The real sin with Social Security is that it's a long-term rip-off and a short-term scam.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Security, Sin)

The secret of learning to be sick is this: Illness doesn't make you less of what you were. You are still you.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Illness, Learning)

The United States spends more money on African aid than any nation on earth.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Money, African, Earth, Nation, states, United)

There is no Senate rule governing the proper uses of the filibuster.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Senate)

To have faith is to believe in truth, believe that truth confers special power on those lucky enough to get a little insight, and to know in our hearts that all these things come from God, which is why we should never get too cocky about our successes.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Faith, Power, God, Truth)

Today there are about 40 million retirees receiving benefits; by the time all the baby boomers have retired, there will be more than 72 million retirees drawing Social Security benefits.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Time, Baby, Benefits, Security, Today, Will)

Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Time, People, Right, Voting)

We believe. We believe in our destiny as a nation. We believe we have been called to do good, to spread the blessings of liberty and encourage the sense of trust upon which free societies depend.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Trust, Blessings, Destiny, Liberty, Nation, Sense)

We live in an anaesthetized society.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Society)

We've got to rebuild human hearts - and persuade people that hope isn't just possible, but essential.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: People, Hope)

Well, we can't afford blindness anymore. There are tens of thousands of thugs who loathe liberty and love death, and want to annihilate Western civilization.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Love, Death, Civilization, Blindness, Liberty, Want)

Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally occupies a higher plane that mere politics. Great writers can express moods through melody and capture experiences we share most powerfully - love, lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph, yearning and confusion.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Music, Love, Politics, Fear, Confusion, Joy, Longing, Lust, Moods, Obvious, Writers, Yearning)







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