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If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world, but I am sure we would be getting reports from Hell before breakfast.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Well, when you come down to it, I don't see that a reporter could do much to a president, do you?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book.
If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats' new spending doesn't? Will someone please ask that?
The fact that a man is a newspaper reporter is evidence of some flaw of character.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I was so thrilled being a reporter, because it gave you the kind of access to people that you wouldn't ever get to meet.
I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things.
Being a reporter seems a ticket out to the world.
Even a liberal reporter is a patriot, wants the best for this country. And people, your fair and balanced friends at Fox, don't fully understand that.
I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter. I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling.
Kids are always asked, What are you going to be when you grow up? I needed an answer. So instead of saying, a fireman, or a policeman, I said, a reporter.
Now that I look back on it, having retired from being a reporter, it was kind of romantic. It was a wonderful way to live one's life, just as I imagined it would be when I was 6 or 7.
In the beginning, my mother humored me when I told her I wanted to be a reporter.
Being a gossip reporter just isn't a respectable job. It'll chew you up and spit you out.
If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.
Recognition should come to the reporter who uncovers public cheating or proves a convicted man innocent.
No reporter is flying around in borrowed twin-engine airplanes.
Dee Dee Myers
To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.
It is fitting that yesteryear's swashbuckling newspaper reporter has turned into today's solemn young sobersides nursing a glass of watered white wine after a day of toiling over computer databases in a smoke-free, noise-free newsroom.
A reporter asked recently, 'What keeps you up at night?' I replied that I generally sleep well, but if I ever do have trouble, I don't have to count sheep. I count all the states I'm glad I'm not the governor of.
A reporter's ability to keep the bond of confidentiality often enables him to learn the hidden or secret aspects of government.
When you look at Clark Kent when he's working at the Daily Planet, he's a reporter. He doesn't fly through the air in his glasses and his suit.
My only advantage as a reporter is that I am so physically small, so temperamentally unobtrusive, and so neurotically inarticulate that people tend to forget that my presence runs counter to their best interests.
A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom - it's gone.
Edward R. Murrow
I have gone on the air and announced my telephone number at the Washington Post. I go into the night, talking to people, looking for things. The great dreaded thing every reporter lives with is what you don't know. The source you didn't go to. The phone call you didn't return.
If there's anything that's important to a reporter, it is integrity. It is credibility.
But I'm a humorist. I'm not a reporter, I never pretended to be a reporter.
I'm not a reporter but the 'New Yorker' treats everyone like a reporter.
Well, you know, in any political campaign, you're gonna have people on one side that are gonna slip a reporter something because they think it'll hurt the guy on the other side.
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