Peggy Noonan Quote

One way to keep people close to you is by not giving them enough.... with people who give a lot of themselves, you sometimes lean back — but with people who give little you often lean forward, as if they're a spigot in the desert and you're the empty cup. It is the tropism of deprivation: We lean toward those who do not give.


What I Saw at the Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era (1990)

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One way to keep people close to you is by not giving them enough.... with people who give a lot of themselves, you sometimes lean back — but with...

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One way to keep people close to you is by not giving them enough.... with people who give a lot of themselves, you sometimes lean back — but with...

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One way to keep people close to you is by not giving them enough.... with people who give a lot of themselves, you sometimes lean back — but with...

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One way to keep people close to you is by not giving them enough.... with people who give a lot of themselves, you sometimes lean back — but with...