Media Quotes

There ain’t any news in being good. You might write the doings of all the convents of the world on the back of a postage stamp, and have room to spare.
– Finley Peter Dunne

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The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were.
– David Brinkley

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Everything you read in newspapers is absolutely true, except for that rare story of which you happen to have first hand knowledge.
– Erwin Knoll

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You know what’s interesting about Washington? It’s the kind of place where second guessing has become second nature.
– George Herbert

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That ephemeral sheet,… the newspaper, is the natural enemy of the book, as the whore is of the decent woman.
– E. Goncourt

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Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.
– Mr Weasly

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Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them.
– Adlai E. Stevenson

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Sing out loud in the car even, or especially, if it embarrasses your children.
– Marilyn Penland

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