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Jon Meacham

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He dreamed big but understood that dreams become reality only when their champions are strong enough and wily enough to bend history to their purposes.

— Jon Meacham


Steadiness of faith, was, in the long run, as illuminating and essential as sophistication of thought.

— Jon Meacham

#political #faith

The more we can do to support and promulgate the intellectual traditions of the Abrahamic faiths - of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - the better armed we will be to fight fundamentalism.

— Jon Meacham

#better #christianity #faiths #fight #fundamentalism

As crucial as religion has been and is to the life of the nation, America's unifying force has never been a specific faith, but a commitment to freedom - not least freedom of conscience.

— Jon Meacham

#been #commitment #conscience #crucial #faith

Attacks on a politician's identity - questioning Romney's religion, say, or Obama's birthplace - tend to come when an opponent is desperate and can't sell himself.

— Jon Meacham

#birthplace #come #desperate #himself #identity

Barack Obama is many things; among them, he is a tough and even ferocious political warrior.

— Jon Meacham

#barack #barack obama #even #ferocious #many

Here is a pretty good rule of thumb for Democratic Presidents: if it didn't work for Franklin D. Roosevelt, who won four terms and a World War, it probably won't work for you either.

— Jon Meacham

#either #four #franklin #good #here

Given that religious faith is an intrinsic element of human experience, it is best to approach and engage the subject with a sense of history and a critical sensibility.

— Jon Meacham

#best #critical #element #engage #experience

I do not believe 'Newsweek' is the only catcher in the rye between democracy and ignorance, but I think we're one of them, and I don't think there are that many on the edge of that cliff.

— Jon Meacham

#between #catcher #catcher in the rye #cliff #democracy

A lot of people, including business leaders, think the future belongs to China. Globalization is not a zero-sum game, but we need to hone our skills to stay in play.

— Jon Meacham

#business #business leaders #china #future #game

About Jon Meacham

Did you know about Jon Meacham?

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A contributing editor of The Washington Monthly Meacham is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University in 2005 and holds five other honorary doctorates.

He is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. He is a former editor-in-chief of Newsweek a contributing editor to Time Magazine editor-at-large of WNET and a commentator on politics history and religious faith in America.

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