Quotes and Sayings about Newspapers
If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis- informed.
- Mark Twain
You should always believe what you read in the newspapers, for that makes them more interesting.
- Rose McCaulay
A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
- Arthur Miller
If you don’t like the news, go out and make some of your own.
A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier.
- H.L. Mencken
The best fiction is far more true than any journalism.
- William Faulkner
News is only the first rough draft of history.
- Alan Barth
Literature is news that stays news.
- Ezra Pound
The first duty of a newspaper is to be accurate. If it be accurate, it follows that it is fair.
- Herbert Bayard
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
- Thomas Jefferson
A free press doesn’t mean it’s not a tame press.
- Andrew Vachss
All I know is what I read in the papers.
- Will Rogers
When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
I’m glad we haven’t got newspapers now. It’s been much nicer without them.
- Nevil Shute
When other people are grieving, the newspaperman turns efficient.
- Stieg Larsson
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
- Henry Fielding
People care about what newspapers tell them to care about.
- Delia Parr
News travels fast in places where nothing much ever happens.
- Charles Bukowski
I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.
- Christopher Hitchens