George F. Will Quotes

The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.

George F. Will

The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.

George F. Will

The future has a way of arriving unannounced.

George F. Will

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona.

George F. Will

They are supposed to be dispassionate dispensers of Pure Justice, icy islands of emotionless calculation. In short, umpires should be acute Republicans

George F. Will

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal

George F. Will

A disquieting era of genetic manipulation is coming, one that may revolutionize human capacities, and notions of health. If we treat moral scruples impatiently, as inherently retrograde in a scientifically advancing civilization, we will not be in moral trim when, soon, our very humanity depends on our being in trim.

George F. Will

Childhood is frequently a solemn business for those inside it.

George F. Will

Whatever right the Second Amendment protects is not as important as it was 200 years ago... The government should deconstitutionalize the subject by repealing the embarrassing Amendment.

George F. Will

A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.

George F. Will

Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.

George F. Will

Americans are overreaching; overreaching is the most admirable and most American of the many American excesses.

George F. Will

Creative semantics is the key to contemporary government; it consists of talking in strange tongues lest the public learn the inevitable inconveniently early.

George F. Will

Socialism, born and raised in France, is unpersuasive even to the promiscuously persuadable French.

George F. Will

Football brings out the sociologist that lurks in some otherwise respectable citizens. They say football is a metaphor for America's sinfulness.

George F. Will

Chicago Cubs fans are ninety percent scar tissue.

George F. Will

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