Quotes: newspaper

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  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.
  • Arthur Baer
    Arthur Baer
    American journalist and humorist 1886-1969
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    A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier.

  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
  • Alexander Graham Bell
    Alexander Graham Bell
    Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator 1847-1922
    Alexander Graham Bell
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    America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.
  • Abraham Cahan
    Abraham Cahan
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    At one time he was employed on one of the Yiddish dailies, but lost his job during a political campaign, when he refused to write two editorials advocating the election of two opposing candidates, both to appear in the same issue of the newspaper.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    Half of the American people never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely happier for it.
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
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    I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.
  • Arthur Brisbane
    Arthur Brisbane
    Brisbane (December 12, 1864 – December 25, 1936) was one of the best known American newspa
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    If you don't hit a newspaper reader between the eyes with your first sentence, there is no need of writing a second one.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    If you value a man's regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper - and despise it.
  • Patrick Kavanagh
    Patrick Kavanagh
    Irish poet and novelist 1904-1967
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    It is impossible to read the daily press without being diverted from reality. You are full of enthusiasm for the eternal verities - life is worth living, and then out of sinful curiosity you open a newspaper. You are disillusioned and wrecked.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic.
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