"Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally occupies a higher plane that mere politics. Great writers can express moods through melody and capture experiences we share most powerfully - love, lust, longing joy, rage, fear triumph, yearning and confusion."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Tony Snow on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Tony Snow on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Tony Snow on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Tony Snow on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Tony Snow on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well."
"Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues."
"To have faith is to believe in truth, believe that truth confers special power on those lucky enough to get a little insight, and to know in our hearts that all these things come from God, which is why we should never get too cocky about our successes."
"Somewhere near you, somebody right now is trying to help the indigent and poor - providing food, shelter, clothing or simple kindness."
"The secret of learning to be sick is this: Illness doesn't make you less of what you were. You are still you."