Journalism Quotes

In honor of my impending graduation from the Penn State Journalism program, I thought that I’d share these quotes. They deal with news, politics and generally things that are fitting for what I have learned.

People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news. – A. J. Liebling (1904 – 1963)

Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one. – A. J. Liebling (1904 – 1963)

Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public. – Edgar Watson Howe

No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other. – Jascha Heifetz

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. – John Adams (1735 – 1826)

The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution. – Hannah Arendt (1906 – 1975)

The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously. – Hubert H. Humphrey (1911 – 1978)

People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. – Hermann Hesse (1877 – 1962)

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. – Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)

If con is the opposite of pro, what’s the opposite of progress? – Unknown

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