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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-.
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.

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.
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.
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
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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