Quotations on Newspapers

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I suppose I will go on selling newspapers until at last will come the late night final.
- William Maxwell Aitken
(Keywords: Selling, Newspapers, Night, Will)

I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: People, Country, Creation, Monuments, Newspapers, Opinion, Protection, Public, Public opinion, Saying, Will)

There should be a background check every time a firearm is transferred. You shouldn't be able to go to a gun show and buy guns without a background check. There are Internet gun sales, classified ads in the newspapers - and you can buy guns without background checks.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: Time, Internet, Newspapers, Sales)

In revealing the workings of government that led to the Vietnam War, the newspapers nobly did precisely that which the Founders hoped and trusted they would do.
- Hugo Black
(Keywords: Government, War, Newspapers, Vietnam)

In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly.
- Hugo Black
(Keywords: Purpose, Fathers, Founding, Newspapers, Post, Washington)

Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.
- Jimmy Breslin
(Keywords: Quality, Newspapers, Writing)

I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't throw cigarette butts on the floor. I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines.
- Jimmy Breslin
(Keywords: Life, Beer, Job, Newspapers, Rest, Writing)

The votes of 60,000 Floridians were not counted. The Court threw out all 60,00 votes. And that's what the newspapers around the country are counting now.
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Keywords: Country, Court, Newspapers, Now)

Frankly, despite my horror of the press, I'd love to rise from the grave every ten years or so and go buy a few newspapers.
- Luis Bunuel
(Keywords: Love, Grave, Horror, Newspapers, Press, Years)

The mass media in the days of newspapers and television it's hard to be able to find a story that's about just what you're interested in at the time you're interested in it.
- Guy Burgess
(Keywords: Time, Media, Newspapers, Television)

I was on the cover of a lot of newspapers. I was on the cover of USA Today for every single day for a month. I was on the masthead, so I tend to get recognized a lot, and in weird places. It's always flattering, and it's always odd. It's always at the worst possible time.
- Augusten Burroughs
(Keywords: Time, Day, Newspapers, Today)

We always get up about 5:30, and George gets up and goes in and gets the coffee and brings it to me, and that's been our ritual since we got married. And we read the newspapers in bed and drink coffee for about an hour probably, read our briefing papers.
- Laura Bush
(Keywords: Bed, Coffee, Newspapers, Ritual)

I want you to know that, despite what you might read at times in the newspapers or see on the television news, we have actually been getting a lot of things done the last several months, the U.S.-Canada relationship.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Months, News, Newspapers, Television, Want)

Having loving and supporting parents didn't make me feel any better about the possibility of seeing my personal life splashed across newspapers and tabloids.
- Mary Cheney
(Keywords: Life, Possibility, Newspapers, Parents)

Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Life, Fiction, Journalism, Newspapers, Popular, World)

You know, there are not only - all of the networks, and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines, newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area. I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity.
- Connie Chung
(Keywords: Diversity, News, Newspapers, Television)

Democrats were simply hoping to win some political points by getting their outlandish rhetoric published in the newspapers and heard on the talk shows.
- John Doolittle
(Keywords: Democrats, Newspapers, Rhetoric, Talk)

The decisive moment in the defeat of upper class, capital-S, Society may have come when, in newspapers all over the nation, what used to be call the Society page was replaced by the Style section.
- Joseph Epstein
(Keywords: Society, Class, Defeat, May, Nation, Newspapers, Style)

I have always had strong maternal instincts. Even when I was still a child I cut out pictures of prams from newspapers and imagined the feeling of pushing my own pram through fresh winter snow and seeing the wheels' tracks behind me in the snow.
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Keywords: Feeling, Newspapers, Snow, Winter)

It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security.
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Keywords: Life, Connection, Newspapers, Security)

When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask.
- C. S. Forester
(Keywords: Books, May, Name, Newspapers, Reading, Space, Will)

More and more the world is growing to love a lover, and one has only to read the newspapers to see how sympathetic are the times to any generous and adventurous display of the passions.
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Keywords: Love, Newspapers, World)

There isn't as much passion and outrage in today's newspapers. That may be because of a corporate decision, but they've lost their personality.
- Michael Gartner
(Keywords: Decision, Corporate, May, Newspapers, Passion, Personality, Today)

I started writing and photographing for different publications and finally ended up being the correspondent in South Asia, for the Geneva-based Journal de Geneve, which at one time used to be one of the best international newspapers in Europe.
- Francois Gautier
(Keywords: Time, Being, Europe, Newspapers, Writing)

I feel that I belong to the 19th century. Some composers' music is very topical. It almost says, 'This is about what I read in newspapers yesterday.' Not mine.
- Gordon Getty
(Keywords: Music, Composers, Newspapers, Yesterday)

Australia is a huge rest home, where no unwelcome news is ever wafted on to the pages of the worst newspapers in the world.
- Germaine Greer
(Keywords: Home, News, Newspapers, Rest, World)

I draw a weekly comic strip called Life in Hell, which is syndicated in about 250 newspapers. That's what I did before The Simpsons, and what I plan to do for the rest of my life.
- Matt Groening
(Keywords: Life, Hell, Newspapers, Rest)

Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.
- Ben Hecht
(Keywords: Time, Newspapers, Reading, Trying, World)

I have had only two men in four years while he appears every week on the newspapers with another woman.
- Michelle Hunziker
(Keywords: Men, Newspapers, Woman, Years)

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
- Thomas Jefferson
(Keywords: Man, Newspapers, Nothing)

Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers.
- James Earl Jones
(Keywords: Books, Newspapers, Reading)

If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers - if that's where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets.
- Maynard James Keenan
(Keywords: Education, Knowledge, Kids, Newspapers, Schools, Television)

When you're writing for newspapers you have all these parameters. You can't swear, you have to use short paragraphs, all that. If you stay within those parameters, you have lots of freedom because you're writing for the next day.
- Chuck Klosterman
(Keywords: Day, Freedom, Newspapers, Writing)

I was fortunate that I was at newspapers for eight years, where I wrote at least five or six stories every week. You get used to interviewing lots of different people about a lot of different things. And they aren't things you know about until you do the story.
- Chuck Klosterman
(Keywords: People, Newspapers, Years)

Politics is there the way men and women are there, the way the Atlantic Ocean is there. Sometimes I've written about politics specifically, I mean about politics as it's understood on television and in newspapers.
- Kenneth Koch
(Keywords: Men, Politics, Women, Newspapers, Ocean, Television)

My reputation was a bit exaggerated. Things were written in newspapers, then copied, then doubled. One of the reasons why I never disclaimed that, was because I found it amusing. But I also constructed such an image for myself in order to gain more of a private life.
- Thomas Kretschmann
(Keywords: Life, Gain, Newspapers, Order, Reputation)

I'd always been a news junkie, always read lots of newspapers and watched the Sunday morning news shows on TV and felt strongly about issues of power, control, sexuality and race.
- Barbara Kruger
(Keywords: Power, Control, News, Newspapers, Race, Sexuality)

It was a show where you were given a quote out of current events and you had to identify who said it. I was reading eight newspapers a day and had compiled a file of about 300 quotes. I really had to do my research. The White House press didn't have to bone up on any of it.
- June Lockhart
(Keywords: Day, Events, Newspapers, Press, Quotes, Reading, Research)

Somebody did an article in one of the newspapers saying that at that time I had the most visibility of any actor around. Kind of nice, you know, when that thing was happening.
- Gavin MacLeod
(Keywords: Time, Actor, Newspapers, Saying)

And in the Second World War, you didn't just read about it in the newspapers because you weren't allowed to read it in the newspapers. It was all censored, you know? So nobody knew what we were doing.
- Patrick Macnee
(Keywords: War, Newspapers, World, World war)

Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen.
- Norman Mailer
(Keywords: Day, Lies, Newspapers, Television)

I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn't educate America if they started at 6:30.
- Groucho Marx
(Keywords: America, Newspapers, Television)

The one good thing about television is the money; you can make a lot more money than in newspapers.
- Will McDonough
(Keywords: Money, Newspapers, Television)

The future is electronic. It's radio, television and the Internet; it's not really newspapers anymore.
- Will McDonough
(Keywords: Future, Internet, Newspapers, Television)

When I started at the Globe 40 years ago, there were seven newspapers in Boston and now there are only two. There were only three or four television stations in Boston and now there are a dozen.
- Will McDonough
(Keywords: Boston, Newspapers, Now, Television, Years)

This thing that Colin Powell's son is expected to do is kind of scary when you think that television and radio and newspapers are what make people think what they think.
- Jim McKay
(Keywords: Son, People, Newspapers, Television)

People looking at advertisements or reading their local newspapers would have had no idea that what they were reading was bought and paid for with their tax dollars.
- George Miller
(Keywords: People, Idea, Tax, Newspapers, Reading)

We do not talk - we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests.
- Henry Miller
(Keywords: Facts, Newspapers, Talk, Theories)

They don't have the news media set up in Africa that we do in the United States, where televisions are so accessible and newspapers and magazines are able to educate people.
- Matthew Modine
(Keywords: People, Media, News, Newspapers, states, United)

Because people have read those things in the newspapers, they think it is true. Ten years ago all these things I have just mentioned would have upset me.
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Keywords: People, Newspapers, Years)



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