The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat Quotes.

1. "Well, just because someone might be a source doesn't necessarily make them Deep Throat"
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

2. "Reagan was read portions of his own diary, and he said something I'll never forget: "It's like I wasn't president at all". Very sad. As I reflected about this i was sure that I didn't want to badger Mark Felt in the same manner. i didn't want Felt to have to say, in effect, "It's like i wasn't Deep Throat at all"."
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

3. "Those who are in the orbit, but nonetheless on the edges, can often be the real discoverers. It was why at times, the journalist, the historian and even the novelist paints the fullest picture of an era"
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

4. "The fact he has some kind of bond with you is quite extraordinary", she [Deep Throat's daughter] said. "He doesn't remember Ed Miller and other FBI guys. He remembers J. Edgar Hoover". Well, I thought, Hoover and me."
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

5. "He never really voice pure, raw outrage to me about Watergate or what it represented. The crimes and abuses were background music. Nixon was trying to subvert not only the law but the Bureau. So Watergate became Felt's instrument to reassert the Bureau's independence and thus its supremacy. In the end, the Bureau was damaged, seriously but not permanently, while Nixon lost much more, maybe everything - the presidency, power, and whatever moral authority he might have had. He was disgraced. But surviving and enduring his hidden life, in contrast and in his own way, Mark Felt won."
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

6. "But then, of course, there are always unanswered questions. Those questions lead to more questions, with the circularity of the endless inquest, keeping people like me in business. We can and should always poke at the questions of motivation. And we will. There never is a final draft of history."
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

7. "Reporters may believe they control the story, but the story always controls the reporters."
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

8. "Bob and I [Carl Bernstein]embraced and held each other briefly. There was a whole lifetime of emotions and journalism in this moment."
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

9. "The reporter had to set his or her own course, had to push back against editors at times, to roam and be free to explore, to defy the conventional wisdom if necessary. It meant the reporters, whatever they covered, had to find the bookkeepers and the Deep Throats if possible. At the same time, as we had just been reminded, reporters need editors. In the end we are collaborators and they make the final calls."
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

10. "Today's internet bloggers and television's talking heads don't have that [a partnership]. No safety net. No brakes. No one there to question, doubt or inspire. No editor. [Carl Bernstein's A reporter's assessment]"
- Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

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