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Bob Woodward Quotes


67 Bob Woodward quotes:



"Obviously the publishers, because of historical curiosity or the significance of it, I think expected more, ... It obviously was not as much as some of my other books, but I don't know how much a writer can get involved in trying to second-guess that."
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"Given Cheney's background on national security going back to the Ford years, his time on the House Intelligence Committee, and as secretary of defense, Bush said at the top of his list of things he wanted Cheney to do was intelligence. In the first months of the new administration, Cheney made the rounds of the intelligence agencies - the CIA, the National Security Agency, which intercepted communications, and the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency."
"It's a story of how he does his job,"
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"I hunkered down. I'm in the habit of keeping secrets. I didn't want anything out there that was going to get me subpoenaed."
Author: Woodward Quotes Category: Habit Quotes
"I hunkered down. I'm in the habit of keeping secrets, ... I didn't want anything out there that was going to get me subpoenaed."
Author: Woodward Quotes Category: Habit Quotes
"I explained in detail that I was trying to protect my sources. That's job No. 1 in a case like this. I hunkered down. I'm in the habit of keeping secrets. I didn't want to do anything out there that was going to get me subpoenaed."
"I explained in detail that I was trying to protect my sources. That's job No. 1 in a case like this. I hunkered down. I'm in the habit of keeping secrets. I didn't want anything out there that was going to get me subpoenaed."
"I have to go to the prosecutor. I have to tell the truth."
Author: Woodward Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"When you hear in the tape recordings Nixon's own voice saying, We have to stonewall, We have to lie to the Grand Jury, We have to pay burglars a million dollars, it's all too clear the horror of what went on."
"I think that everyone is kind of confused about the information they get from the media and rightly so. I'm confused about the information I get from the media."
"A reporter's ability to keep the bond of confidentiality often enables him to learn the hidden or secret aspects of government."
"Because of Watergate in part, I am kind of a magnet for calls and information and suggestions."
"Even now there is no evidence that anyone involved in the Nixon operation was going to threaten us."
"I don't think there will ever be a permanent truce, but I believe the media needs to be more careful and be willing to count to 10 before rushing on the air or into print."
"I gave my word that this source would not be identified unless he changed his mind. He has not."
"I give lectures for money, but all the money goes to charity. So, I make no money from it."
"I have found people don't want to be told. That they can figure it out."
"I recently did the David Letterman Show about my book. He was very serious and made no jokes and it caught me off guard a little bit. He was much more serious than some of the joke shows that journalists get on."
"I recently read some of the transcripts of Nixon's Watergate tapes, and they spent hours trying to figure out who was leaking and providing information to Carl and myself."
"I suspect there have been a number of conspiracies that never were described or leaked out. But I suspect none of the magnitude and sweep of Watergate."



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