Primo Quotes

Michael Ignatieff

Since Franklin Roosevelt's leadership in setting up the United Nations and the Nuremberg trials, the ...

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There are hundreds of thousands of Scots who acknowledge English, Irish or Welsh parts of their very ...

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Lincoln was not an intellectual, but no one in 200 years understood the language of the King James B ...

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After spending the 1980s building up Saddam's Iraq as a counterweight to Iran, U.S. policy abruptly ...

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Politics isn't a reality show or a gong show. It's not show business for ugly people. It's the arena ...

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If the history of the western moral imagination is the story of an enduring and unending revolt agai ...

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What's distinctively shocking about Machiavelli is that he didn't care. He believed not only that po ...

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I went into politics thinking that, if I made arguments in good faith, I'd get a hearing. It's a rea ...

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I had the vocation for politics. What I didn't have was any aptitude for political combat. I took th ...

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I had no inkling of how crazy the political life would turn out to be. You shuttle between your cons ...

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Your generation and mine have had very little real experience; we've been severed from the direct ex ...

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Not even a superpower can hold onto its economic sovereignty if it fails to get its fiscal house in ...

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Commerce has changed the ethics of citizenship and the incentives for national service. America now ...

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What everybody forgets is that when I was a journalist in Britain and in the United States, I was al ...

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If I am not elected, I imagine that I will ask Harvard to let me back.

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