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I think there's a form of honesty, because I used to be very honest with the press, and then it backfired on me, and I understood it.
And I would be the first to admit that probably, in a lot of press conferences over the time that I have been in coaching, indulging my own sense of humor at press conferences has not been greatly to my benefit.
The printing press is the greatest weapon in the armoury of the modern commander.
T. E. Lawrence
You have to give the press confrontations. When you give them confrontations, you get attention; when you get attention, you can educate.
The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information.
I was never too keen on the British music press. They've called us a supermarket hype, and they used to suggest that we didn't write our own songs.
Personal sins should not require press releases and problems within a family shouldn't have to mean public confessions.
I have a rule that I don't read my press, but then somebody in the crew will be reading it and of course it's right there, so what do you think I do?
I've been singing for six years. I've been in and out of the studios with top producers, but it wasn't something I was ready to express to the public or to the press. I wasn't ready to come out. I wanted to perfect my voice and be 100 percent positive that I could come out right.
The press is just not your friend when it comes to a marriage. That's why we didn't sell the pictures of our wedding, and we got offered millions of dollars for them, millions.
A telescope will magnify a star a thousand times, but a good press agent can do even better.
The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster.
I need music. It's like my heartbeat, so to speak. It keeps me going no matter what's going on - bad games, press, whatever!
England is a fairly envious little country and it's embodied in the press. They don't like anyone being more distinguished than they are.
Every time I am in danger of believing the glamour of my own press, some incident inevitably brings me back to earth.
Britain is a very small country with a very large press.
The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
No press conference announcing a last film. I'd just steal away. Best way because, if by chance after two or three years something interesting comes up, I would not - like Sinatra - have to say: 'Well, I've thought it over and decided to come back.'
Corner one of the hundreds of doctors who specialize in autism recovery, and they'll tell you stories of dozens of kids in their practice who no longer have autism. Ask them to speak to the press and they'll run for the door. They know better.
When I was a little boy I used to borrow my father's hat, and make a press card to stick in the hat band. That was the way reporters were always portrayed in the movies.
The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press.
Ida B. Wells
Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than getting press for being scandalous, getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on.
The problems come when your personal life and relationships come under scrutiny in the press and often very uncomplimentary things are printed about you.
Helena Bonham Carter
Every single one of my books had its title changed almost as we were going to press, for all sorts of different reasons.
TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
Fred W. Friendly
Hamas is a terrorist organization dedicated to annihilating the Jewish state. It runs a theocratic totalitarian state in Gaza, with no individual liberty, and no freedom of speech or press.
So now 20 years later people want us to get together so they can take shots at all these old babes trying to get back some youth. I mean come on; I've been there. I know what the press would do.
There's two kinds of press that you get when you put out a TV show: The reviews, and the people that just decide what the reviews say.
Louis C. K.
My parents are artists; in their world, in the world of modern artists, you are supposed to just go into your studio and tune everything out, and your entire relationship with your work is supposed to be a super private one. That was the way to do it and you weren't deeply truly artistic if that wasn't the way you were engaging the press.
People at Facebook are fairly used to the press being nice to us or not nice to us.
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