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Anthony Lewis

American,  Journalist
Total Quotes : 23
Work Law Injustice

Freedom under law is hard work. If rulers cannot be trusted with arbitrary power, it is up to citizens to raise their voices at injustice.

- Anthony Lewis

Matter Attacking Southern

Attacking the indecency of life in much of the Southern Hemisphere is no longer a matter of grace, of charity, of patronizing kindness. It is a matter of intense self-interest.

- Anthony Lewis

Faith Reason United States

Faith in reason was the foundation stone of the United States.

- Anthony Lewis

Desperation Poor Fact

Desperation is a fact of life in many poor, overcrowded countries.

- Anthony Lewis

Conservative Grips

Congress has shortchanged not only foreign aid but foreign policy. A mistaken notion that diplomats are unimportant and hence undeserving of support grips conservative legislators, especially.

- Anthony Lewis

Truths Many Countries

Despite all the gains for democracy in the world, in many countries anyone who wants to publish truths unwelcome to the government risks suppression and criminal punishment.

- Anthony Lewis

Will More More People

East and West, most societies have come to believe that competition will produce more prosperity for more people than a planned economy. I share that belief.

- Anthony Lewis

Centrist

I'm a pro-capitalist, middle-of-the-road, tepid centrist.

- Anthony Lewis

United States United Over

Over many years, the United States has worked to persuade and compel governments around the world to abide by the rules. By spurning our own rules, we put that effort at risk.

- Anthony Lewis

Always Supreme Covering

I was covering the Supreme Court when it decided Gideon v. Wainright, and the case has always had special meaning for me.

- Anthony Lewis

Next May Works

Even a competent lawyer may not be able to mount an adequate defense against the state, with all its resources, if he has next to nothing for investigation and effectively works for starvation wages.

- Anthony Lewis

I Am Optimist About

I am an optimist about America.

- Anthony Lewis

Abroad Humane Wounded

Americans, we passionately believe, are a humane people. We showed that in restoring wounded economies abroad after World War II, even those of our enemies, Germany and Japan.

- Anthony Lewis

Love Stone Olive

Americans who visit Tuscany or Umbria love the landscape: the silvery olive groves, the fields of sunflowers, the vineyards, the stone houses and barns.

- Anthony Lewis

Law Think I Think

Is it 'left' to insist that presidents and CIA directors adhere to the law? I don't think so. I think it's American.

- Anthony Lewis

Important Amendment Very

The First Amendment is very important, but it's not everything.

- Anthony Lewis

Law Civil War Exception

With one terrible exception, the Civil War, law and the Constitution have kept America whole and free.

- Anthony Lewis

Sophisticated Designers

We have learned by now, or should have, that the best-intended designers of aid programs can make ghastly mistakes in their sophisticated plans.

- Anthony Lewis

Beauty Values May

There are values of humanity, culture, beauty, community that may require deviations from the cold logic of market theory.

- Anthony Lewis

Today Barrier Stands

The Pentagon Papers case stands today as a barrier to silence by official edict.

- Anthony Lewis