Leon Wieseltier - Quotes

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There are moral religious people and moral secular people, immoral religious people and immoral secular people. ---->>>

There are times when the power of language is not the power that is needed. ---->>>

What matters to me is that one identifies one's genuine obsessions, one's genuine commitments, one's genuine appetites, one pursues them seriously and far. ---->>>

Dilettantism is the sort of thing one must avoid. ---->>>

Her book about the money in sex gives you the feeling of the sex in money. ---->>>

I do not value religion chiefly for its morality. ---->>>

Incorruptibility by money is the old story... Now it's incorruptibility by media. ---->>>

I was not interested in spending 10 years in the culture wars. ---->>>

The world invited me many places. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-14, 1952
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Writer

Leon Wieseltier (/ˈviːzəltɪər/; born June 14, 1952) is an American writer, critic, amateur philosopher and magazine editor. From 1983 to 2014, he was the literary editor of The New Republic. He is currently the Isaiah Berlin Senior Fellow in Culture and Policy at the Brookings Institution and a contributing editor and critic at The Atlantic (wikipedia)