The best Quotes by William Safire

The best Quotes by William Safire

William Lewis Safire (né Safir; December 17, 1929 – September 27, 2009) was an American author, columnist, journalist, and presidential speechwriter.

The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right.
Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.
Sometimes I know the meaning of a word but am tired of it and feel the need for an unfamiliar, especially precise or poetic term, perhaps one with a nuance that flatters my readership's exquisite sensitivity.
A reader ought to be able to hold it and become familiar with its organized contents and make it a mind's manageable companion.
Never assume the obvious is true.

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We've all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.
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Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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It is our choices that makes us who we are, and we always have a choice to do what's right.
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A true warrior does not fight because he wishes to but because he has to.
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I'm starting to realize more than I ever wanted to, that doing the right thing doesn't always make you feel good.
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We all want to do the right thing. But the right thing is seldom free.
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We fight believing in our own justice. But if the enemy is doing the same thing, who's right?
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Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn't mean they're bad people. It means they're human.
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I think a night like tonight shows a lot of young girls and young boys that if you can shoot you can shoot. It doesn't matter if you're a girl or a boy, I think it just matters the heart that you have and wanting to be the best that you can be.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2024
I'm looking to do everything that I possibly can to get better in every aspect, whether that's scoring, defending, rebounding, passing, i'm really just excited to be playing against professionals and learning from them and just seeing where that takes me.
Sky is the limit for her and what she can do on the court, in terms of her impact in the game but also the court as well... It's been fun to watch her journey.
Stephen Curry - February 2024
I grew up watching Kobe Bryant game after game, ring after ring, living his greatness without apology.
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