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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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The place where you can search and browse over 70,000 famous quotes, quotations, proverbs,  quotable words, epigrams, and aphorisms from famous people and works of literature from past to present.
 

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If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.
~ Karl Kraus - [Journalism and Journalists]

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Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.
~ Karl Kraus - [Journalism and Journalists]

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Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.
~ Jean De La Fontaine - [Journalism and Journalists]

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The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street.
~ Charles Lamb - [Journalism and Journalists]

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More than illness or death, the American journalist fears standing alone against the whim of his owners or the prejudices of his audience. Deprive William Safire of the insignia of the New York Times, and he would have a hard time selling his truths to a weekly broadsheet in suburban Duluth.
~ Lewis H. Lapham - [Journalism and Journalists]

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The journalists have constructed for themselves a little wooden chapel, which they also call the Temple of Fame, in which they put up and take down portraits all day long and make such a hammering you can't hear yourself speak.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg - [Journalism and Journalists]

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Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.
~ A. J. Liebling - [Journalism and Journalists]

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What a squalid and irresponsible little profession it is. Nothing prepares you for how bad Fleet Street really is until it craps on you from a great height.
~ Ken Livingstone - [Journalism and Journalists]

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Opinionated writing is always the most difficult... simply because it involves retaining in the cold morning-after crystal of the printed word the burning flow of molten feeling.
~ Gavin Lyall - [Journalism and Journalists]

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If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist.
~ Norman Mailer - [Journalism and Journalists]

 

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