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The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves - and the better the teacher, the better the student body.
Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.
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.
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print.
Why has the Democratic Party become so arrogantly detached from ordinary Americans? Though they claim to speak for the poor and dispossessed, Democrats have increasingly become the party of an upper-middle-class professional elite, top-heavy with journalists, academics and lawyers.
We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective.
Journalists told me that a talk show wouldn't work. Some told me I was going to get canceled before my first season was up.
Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Journalists, especially English journalists, were very cruel to me. They said I only knew three chords when I knew five!
The truth is, I don't have any problem with journalists - I count some of them as friends - also some of my heroes are journalists, I'm a big fan of Robert Fisk - great people or crazy people who are prepared to stand up for what's right.
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
Journalists are always calling my features Edwardian or Victorian, whatever that means. I am small, and people were smaller in those times. I'm pale and sickly-looking. I look fragile-like a doll. But sometimes I just wish I had less of a particular look, one that was more versatile.
Helena Bonham Carter
Most journalists expect me to answer all their questions about aliens and spaceships.
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.
I don't trust a lot of journalists.
If I allow journalists to describe a collection and they make mistakes, I'm upset, because the retractions are never noticed.
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.
Billie Joe Armstrong
Most political journalists come to Washington because they're snappy writers, big thinkers, or news breakers. Me? My ticket to the big leagues had little to do with talent. It was mostly about the governor I was covering, Bill Clinton.
I am not responsible for all the journalists in the past that have told lies.
Journalists never make it clear when you are joking.
I try to avoid Politico to spare myself psoriasis of the brain but so many journalists cite it that I'm forced to be aware of it no matter how big a moat I build.
I have to remind my dad, 'Journalists - no matter how many cigars they smoke with you - are not your friends, so don't talk to them.'
The best discussion of trouble in boardroom and business office is found in newspapers' own financial pages and speeches by journalists in management jobs.
Rereading A.J. Liebling carries me happily back to an age when all good journalists knew they had plenty to be modest about, and were.
The really clever people now want to be lawyers or journalists.
A. N. Wilson
I think people are smart enough to sort it out. They know when they're watching one of these food fight shows where journalists sit around and yell and scream at each other, versus serious issue reporting.
It's hard to market a movie when you're at the mercy of critics and journalists.
Journalists should think of themselves as outside the Establishment, and owners can't be too worried about what they're told at their country clubs.
The bad news for journalists today is that the media, however seriously people who are in the public eye take it, is not taken as seriously as it once was - by the public.
Journalists should denounce government by public opinion polls.
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