William Safire Quotes


11 William Safire quotes:



"Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague."
"Never assume the obvious is true."
"The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right."
"Have a definite opinion."
"Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight."
"I think we all have a need to know what we do not need to know."
"If you re-read your work, you can find on re-reading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by re-reading and editing."
"Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care."
"Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight"
"The phrase "New World Order" is Bush's baby, even if he shares its popularization with Gorbachev. Forget the Hitler 'new order' root; F.D.R. used the phrase earlier."
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"Because that would be foolish politically, and I think there's a lot of practicality going on."



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