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

The most seductive Tony Snow quotes that are proven to give you inner joy

If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again.

Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.

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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.

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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.

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Many people don't give a rip about politics and know as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto.

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The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well.

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Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues.

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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.

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Sometimes, political campaigns make decent people act and talk like perfect buffoons.

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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.

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There is no Senate rule governing the proper uses of the filibuster.

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We've got to rebuild human hearts - and persuade people that hope isn't just possible, but essential.

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In many cases, a bout with sickness stretches your soul, opens your eyes, and introduces you to a world of unimagined grandeur, possibility and joy.

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About Tony Snow

Quotes 48 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Birthday October 16

Love can achieve unexpected majesty in the rocky soil of misfortune.

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In other words, Social Security is every bit as insecure as the stock market.

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Somewhere near you, somebody right now is trying to help the indigent and poor - providing food, shelter, clothing or simple kindness.

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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.

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The real sin with Social Security is that it's a long-term rip-off and a short-term scam.

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The United States spends more money on African aid than any nation on earth.

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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.

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Risk is the inevitable product of liberty - and it's responsible not only for great tragedy, but also great triumph.

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You're young and you're bulletproof and invincible.

But never underestimate the power of other people's love and prayer.

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It serves notice that President Bush is serious about promoting freedom, because free societies are a lot more peaceable than dictatorships and monarchies.

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It makes no sense to pack an auditorium with 5,000 people and then tell them to keep quiet.

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You think Vietnam was bad? Vietnam is nothing next to Kosovo.

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The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two.

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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.

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President Bush has committed billions to the fight against AIDS, thus making retroviral drugs available to millions of HIV-positive Africans.

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It is a common mistake these days to politicize anything and everything, including music.

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One of the problems with NPR is that there is so much political correctness that if you've got a name that looks like it was made up by Rudyard Kipling, you've got a better chance of getting hired. I'm a white guy named Tony Snow for heaven's sake. That's as white as it goes.

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We want lives of simple, predictable ease-smooth, even trails as far as the eye can see-but God likes to go off-road.

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George Bush has become something of an embarrassment.

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I hate to tell you, but it's not always pretty up there on Capitol Hill and there have been other scandals as you know that have been more than simply naughty e-mails.

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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.

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The last person to achieve unambiguous victory in an air war was Zeus.

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It's hard to describe, but there are times when.

.. you feel a surge of the Spirit. Somehow you just know: others have chosen, when talking to the Author of all creation, to lift us up - to speak to Him about us!

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That said, ID does not qualify as science because it gives us nothing to test or measure. Science requires replicable tests involving measurable variables.

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Go off-road...Practice a little daring.

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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.

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We live in an anaesthetized society.

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When you die, you graduate. I don't worry about death. Sickness teaches there is joy in everything. Take joy in your sickness because a lot of times God is telling you: 'You may not know it, but you're more blessed than you realized.'

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God doesn't promise tomorrow, he does promise eternity.

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If you disaggregate, things fall apart.

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Government never falls lower than when decent people dutifully excuse their leaders' sins.

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American journalists and politicians made a perfect spectacle of themselves in discussing the Abu Ghraib prison controversy.

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[The GOP] must decide soon where they stand on the issue of socialized medicine.

President Clinton threw down the gauntlet in his State of the Union address, when he proposed guaranteeing health insurance for at least half of the 10 million American children who have none.

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Investigators have discovered that dogs can laugh, which can't be too big of a surprise.

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When politicians rush to fix things, it's a sure sign that either the intended patient is dead or fully healed.

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