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Andrew Sullivan

American,  Journalist
Total Quotes : 28
Tell How Equivalent

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

- Andrew Sullivan

Honesty Internal Raises

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

- 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

Alone Remember Yesterday

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

- 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

Mind Think I Think

I think if someone is writing continuously for 10 years and has not changed their mind about something - there's something wrong with them. They're not really thinking.

- 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

Weather Homosexuality Like

Homosexuality is like the weather. It just is.

- Andrew Sullivan

Things Purge Shedding

I purge compulsively. I'm constantly shedding things.

- 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

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

Country Should Forced

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

- Andrew Sullivan

Dirty Profession Set

The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession, it's a craft. All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set.

- 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

Black Black Americans

The relationship of black Americans to Obama is sociologically riveting.

- Andrew Sullivan

Your About Something

There is something about hearing your president affirm your humanity that you don't know what effect it has until you hear it.

- Andrew Sullivan

Started About Looked

When I first started talking about gay marriage, most people in the gay community looked at me as if I was insane or possibly a fascist reactionary.

- Andrew Sullivan

Love Thought Pursuit

You know, American citizens, I don't think, ever thought that the right to the pursuit of happiness did not include the right to marry the person you love. But for a whole number of Americans, gay Americans, that happens to be true.

- Andrew Sullivan