Quotes by journalists
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English writer 1904-
A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
American television journalist 1937-
And as a result, I guess I'm just kind of a rubberneck. I'm kind of a - someone who likes to see things and likes to see these events and talk to the people who make them happen. But I don't think journalists are as important as the people they cover.
French author and filmmaker 1914-
Before they're plumbers or writers or taxi drivers or unemployed or journalists, before everything else, men are men. Whether heterosexual or homosexual. The only difference is that some of them remind you of it as soon as you meet them, and others wait for a little while.
American journalist 1960-
Both CNN and NPR prohibit political activity by all journalists, no matter their assignment.
American journalist 1949-
Everything is accessible to everyone all the time, and I think there are wondrous things to treasure with what the Internet has made available to journalists. But I think it's also had some effects that are less pleasant. It has chipped away at a sense of privacy and secrecy.
Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print.
Polish-American scientist 1908-1997
Humor is, I think, the sublets and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers
P. J. O'Rourke
American journalist 1947-
I am a journalist and, under the modern journalist's code of Olympian objectivity (and total purity of motive), I am absolved of responsibility. We journalists don't have to step on roaches. All we have to do is turn on the kitchen light and watch the critters scurry.
William B. Yeats
Irish poet 1865-1918
I hate journalists. There is nothing in them but tittering jeering emptiness. They have all made what Dante calls the Great Refusal. The shallowest people on the ridge of the earth.
French author and filmmaker 1914-
I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.
American theologist, historian 1892-1971
I think there ought to be a club in which preachers and journalists could come together and have the sentimentalism of the one matched with the cynicism of the other. That ought to bring them pretty close to the truth.
American fashion designer 1942-
If I allow journalists to describe a collection and they make mistakes, I'm upset, because the retractions are never noticed.
Billie Joe Armstrong
American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor 1972-
If journalists ask you again and again about the same bands, you'll end up saying you hate them just because you're so fed up with being asked all those stupid questions.
A. N. Wilson
English writer and columnist 1950-
If you imagine writing 1,000 words a day, which most journalists do, that would be a very long book a year. I don't manage nearly that... but I have published slightly too much recently.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
In the real world, nothing happens at the right place at the right time. It is the job of journalists and historians to correct that.
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