Quotes by Nancy Gibbs

Nancy Reid Gibbs is an American essayist and former managing editor for Time magazine, a best-selling author and commentator on politics and values in the United States. She is the co-author with Michael Duffy of The New York Times Bestsellers The Preacher and the Presidents: Billy Graham in the White House and The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity.

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Power is a tool, influence is a skill; one is a fist, the other a fingertip.

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Photographer James Nachtwey has spent his professional life in the places people most want to avoid: war zones and refugee camps, the city flattened by an earthquake, the village swallowed by a flood, the farm hollowed out by famine.

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Be bored and see where it takes you, because the imagination's dusty wilderness is worth crossing if you want to sculpt your soul.

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We know what the birth of a revolution looks like: A student stands before a tank. A fruit seller sets himself on fire. A line of monks link arms in a human chain. Crowds surge, soldiers fire, gusts of rage pull down the monuments of tyrants, and maybe, sometimes, justice rises from the flames.

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Summer is not obligatory. We can start an infernally hard jigsaw puzzle in June with the knowledge that, if there are enough rainy days, we may just finish it by Labor Day, but if not, there's no harm, no penalty. We may have better things to do.

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