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Maureen Dowd
(1952-____) born on
Jan 14
US journalist. She is an opinion editor columnist for "The New York Times," 1975-.
         
   
F
They have been painting the barn red and white . . . . chasing skunks from the stage, clearing bird nests from the spotlights, scraping mildew from costumes and very gingerly, in the manner of city slickers, shooing snakes out of the yard.

R
He exists in the public mind as bits and pieces of his characters Butch Cassidy's charm, Ben Quick's machismo, Cool Hand Luke's defiance, Harper's irony, Hud's disdain.
A
His House colleagues still call him "Jackie One Note" joking that if you ask him how to solve the problem of teenage pregnancy, he'll tell you to cut taxes.
N
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
K
Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On managers of summer theaters; in NY "Times," 18 Jun 1984.
R: On Paul Newman, "Testing Himself" NY "Times," 28 Sep 1986.
A: "Is Jack Kemp Mr Right?" NY "Times," 28 Jun 1987.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "New York Times Magazine."
   


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