"After I left the White House, I kept a foothold in the business of American politics as a talk-show host, analyst, commentator, speechmaker, and occasional writer. I was no longer a practitioner, but I was still a partisan, a Democrat, a blue-stater through and through."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Dee Dee Myers on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Dee Dee Myers on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Dee Dee Myers on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Dee Dee Myers on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Dee Dee Myers on Abraham Lincoln
"Study after study confirms that even when you control for variables like profession, education, hours worked, age, marital status, and children, men still are compensated substantially more - even in professions, like nursing, dominated by women. No wonder there's a gender gap."
"Palin was a political Hail Mary, a long bomb in the closing minutes of a game that John McCain and Co. were certain to lose. They didn't care if she had the policy or political or emotional capacity to serve as vice president, let alone president. They were willing to drive the country off a cliff, if that's what it took to win."
"There are people in the public sector with a range of experiences that have no equivalent in business, but are essential to governing, like keeping a kid in school or helping someone get and hold a job. The value of those skills can't easily be measured against a bottom line."
"Women have a lot of power in private life. There are many men who would say, 'Hey, women already rule my life.' But with women, more is more. The more there are, the more the world gets used to seeing them. We change the culture. We begin to expand options and lead and manage."
"The fight is always the same within the Democratic Party, isn't it? The more things change, the more they stay the same."
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