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Andrew Sullivan

American,  Journalist
Total Quotes : 28
Honesty Internal Raises

Anything that raises any internal honesty about gay life is inherently suspect.

- Andrew Sullivan

Alone Remember Yesterday

I can barely remember what I wrote yesterday, let alone 10 years ago.

- Andrew Sullivan

Weather Homosexuality Like

Homosexuality is like the weather. It just is.

- Andrew Sullivan

Tell How Equivalent

How can you tell when a political ideology has become the equivalent of a religion?

- Andrew Sullivan

Me Disagree Activities

I enjoy being around people who disagree with me; and I enjoy being in non-political contexts and activities.

- Andrew Sullivan

Still Ideals Subject

Although I never publicly defended promiscuity, I never publicly attacked it. I attempted to avoid the subject, in part because I felt, and often still feel, unable to live up to the ideals I really hold.

- Andrew Sullivan

Right Many Compatible

In many ways, my attachment to human freedom was completely compatible with my right to live freely as a homosexual.

- Andrew Sullivan

Living Couple Violated

If you are a gay couple living in Alabama, you know one thing: your family has no standing under the law; and it can and will be violated by strangers.

- Andrew Sullivan

Black Black Americans

The relationship of black Americans to Obama is sociologically riveting.

- Andrew Sullivan

Politics Been Private

Al Gore's problem, in my view, is that he never liked politics. He's actually deeply uncomfortable in it but felt he had to do it because of his father. He's much more comfortable in a private sector role and has, in fact, been much more successful in a private sector role, and I admire him for that.

- Andrew Sullivan

Friendship Pain Desire

What gay culture is before it is anything else, before it is a culture of desire or a culture of subversion or a culture of pain, is a culture of friendship.

- Andrew Sullivan

Argument Through Some

I actually bought the argument that if we democratized Iraq, we could create a space for venting some of the stuff that's going on in the Middle East in these autocratic regimes that is expressing itself through jihadism, because it has nowhere else to express itself.

- Andrew Sullivan

Politics News Independent

The good news about me is that my friends and social network is entirely independent of politics.

- Andrew Sullivan

Country Should Forced

No American should be forced to choose between their spouse and their country.

- Andrew Sullivan

Always Been Very

I've always been a pretty candid person. I'm not a very secretive person; I'm not a very discreet person. One of my best friends once described me as pathologically indiscreet.

- Andrew Sullivan

Love Last Often

The most successful marriages, gay or straight, even if they begin in romantic love, often become friendships. It's the ones that become the friendships that last.

- Andrew Sullivan

New York New Meet

The Dixiecrats meet again in New York. Now they're called Republicans.

- Andrew Sullivan

Tiny Despised Loses

When you put a tiny and despised minority up for a popular vote, the minority usually loses.

- Andrew Sullivan

Politics My Own Crusade

My own early crusade for same-sex marriage, for example, is now mainstream gay politics. It wasn't when I started.

- Andrew Sullivan

Numbers Going Fuel

We've got fuel prices coming down and good travel numbers coming out, so it's not surprising airline stocks are going up.

- Andrew Sullivan