David Horowitz

(David Joel Horowitz)

David Horowitz
David Horowitz
  • Born: January 10, 1939
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Writer









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I have been accused of wanting to purge the universities of left wingers. I want to purge the universities of idiots. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
If blacks are oppressed in America, why isn't there a black exodus? Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
In political warfare, you do not fight to prevail in an argument, but to destroy the enemy's fighting ability. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Liberation is no longer, and can be no longer, merely a national concern. The dimension of the struggle, as Lenin and the Bolsheviks so clearly saw, is international: its road is the socialist revolution Rebellion, Revolution, Insurgency & Resistance
The injustices of the past are past. There’s no way to make them up. Justice & Injustice
The normal state of mankind is war and peace is an aberration. War & Peace
There is no nation on earth that wasn’t built on a conquest. States. Nations & Nationhood
There never was an anti-slavery movement until white Christians—Englishmen and Americans—created one. Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest ;Slaves, Slavery & The Slave Trade
You have only 30 seconds to speak. Moreover, even if you had time to make your argument, the audience you need to reach … wouldn't understand it. Oratory, Discussion & Debate
A key to the mentality of the left is that it judges itself by its best intentions, and judges its opponents - America chief among them - by their worst deeds.
A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks. Equality & Equal Opportunity ;Freedom & Liberty
Conservatives, please. Let's not duplicate the manias of the Left as we figure out how to deal with Mr. Obama. He is not exactly the anti-Christ, although a disturbing number of people on the Right are convinced he is.
For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation.
If we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at a time of presidential inaugurals, this is thanks to Ronald Reagan who created the holiday, and not to the Democratic Congress of the Carter years, which rejected it. Time ;History
In practice, socialism didn't work. But socialism could never have worked because it is based on false premises about human psychology and society, and gross ignorance of human economy. Society ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Instead of educating students, these professors are trying to indoctrinate them.
Israel is the canary in the mine. What happens to Israel will eventually happen to America itself.
Politics is about winning. If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles into practice. Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
The issue here isn't whether every student is brainwashed, it's whether it is appropriate.
There can be no peace with someone who wants to kill you. War & Peace
We can trust our doctors to be professional, to minister equally to their patients without regard to their political or religious beliefs. But we can no longer trust our professors to do the same. Trust
What the left says sounds very good but, in practice, it works out very badly.
When schools produce students who learned to think on the left or on the right, they're not thinking for themselves.
You could mention my name in any hallway in any academic institution and you would have people foaming at the mouth.