Essays by william safire

There is no thread that is not a twist of these two strands. Justice Holmes and Harold J. However, former California Governor Jerry Brown was scoring victories and Clinton had yet to win a significant contest outside his native South.

Tell me what you know. Hemingway must have cursed the day when he unearthed "for whom the bell tolls," which began as a reflection on mortality and ended as a facetious crack about the telephone.

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The committee transformed Arkansas's education system. Hamilton What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? I have ear for no other harmony than the harmony of words. He further stated that because he opposed the war, he would not volunteer to serve in uniform, but would subject himself to the draft, and would serve if selected only as a way "to maintain my political viability within the system".

Therefore ask a reading friend or two to look at it before you give it to anyone in the publishing business. Safire calls his opposing readers. This effort was unsuccessful and Clinton said in that he had been unaware of it until then. As a quotation collector, I collect wisdom, life, invisible beauty, souls alive in ink.

Stop at the appointed time! Proverbs, it has been well said, should be sold Essays by william safire pairs, a single one being but a half-truth. The Prologue in Heaven," This fellow pecks up wit, as pigeons peas; And utters it again when God doth please: Bradley, Aphorisms, Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.

His many books and articles testify to his brilliant synthesizing spirit of logic and philosophy which represents one of the foremost intellectual movements in our day. A Memoir of Military Life," in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, April Reader, Now I send thee like a Bee to gather honey out of flowers and weeds; every garden is furnished with either, and so is ours.

Your criticism of Empiricist dogmas turned analytic philosophy in new directions and was a major force in moving American philosophy to the forefront in the Anglo-American world.

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Commander of the Challenger mission. Take these morsels in moderation — Franklin would have it no other way. In this connection Bennington appropriates a notion from Freudian psychoanalysis to make his point.

It leaves the reader inquiring. Another volume in the Bodleian Library contains "Sentences and Phrases collected by Queen Elizabeth in the 13th and 14th years of her age.

Our brains receive the spark and become luminous, like inflammable material by the contact of flint and steel. Miss Quote is of poetic temperament, emulates rhapsody, and is fond of reciting classics and poems of high order, but her recitations are incorrect. Humphry Ward and the beloved Artemus of the same name!

Forget the books you want to write. Hammered from Popular Proverbs, [T]hey are the offspring of experience Hammered from Popular Proverbs, The proverbs of a nation furnish the index to its spirit and the results of its civilization.

Born November 17, Addressed To Those Who Think, I will therefore spend this Preface, rather about those, from whom I have gathered my knowledge; For I am but a gatherer and disposer of other mens stuffe, at my best value.

It is an agreeable miscellany, best characterised in the words of Shakespeare: Surely for the space of one hour ye might subdue your tongues to your ears, that so your tongues might learn somewhat of civility and modesty. He gave the nationally televised opening night address at the Democratic National Conventionbut his speech, which was 33 minutes long and twice as long as it was expected to be, was criticized for being too long [51] and poorly delivered.

There are men whose phrases are oracles; who can condense in one sentence the secrets of life; who blurt out an aphorism that forms a character, or illustrates an existence. Folliott Wise sayings are the light-towers along the journey of life. However, his term included an unpopular motor vehicle tax and citizens' anger over the escape of Cuban refugees from the Mariel boatlift detained in Fort Chaffee in According to both Arkansas state law and Federal law, a seriously mentally impaired inmate cannot be executed.

Inhe ran for the House of Representatives. A writer must not shift your point of view. As Clinton once joked, he was the youngest ex-governor in the nation's history.Quotations about quotations, compiled by Terri Guillemets. The largest and most well-researched collection of quotes about quotes on the Web!

The Pulitzer Prizes, which are awarded each year by Columbia University, are universally regarded as the most prestigious in American journalism. The New York Times has been awarded Pulitzer Prizes and citations — more than any other news organization.

The New York Times, for reporting led by. Written by Brandon Vogt. Brandon Vogt is a bestselling author, blogger, and speaker. He's also the founder of kellysquaresherman.comn has been featured by several media outlets including NPR, CBS, FoxNews, SiriusXM, and EWTN.

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