Quotes and Sayings about Newspapers
News is only the first rough draft of history.
- Alan Barth
It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world everyday always just exactly fits the newspaper.
News travels fast in places where nothing much ever happens.
- Charles Bukowski
If you don’t like the news, go out and make some of your own.
A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
- Arthur Miller
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
- Henry Fielding
When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
A free press doesn’t mean it’s not a tame press.
- Andrew Vachss
The nicest thing is to open the newspapers and not to find yourself in them.
- George Harrison
The first duty of a newspaper is to be accurate. If it be accurate, it follows that it is fair.
- Herbert Bayard
You should always believe what you read in the newspapers, for that makes them more interesting.
- Rose McCaulay
All I know is what I read in the papers.
- Will Rogers
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
People care about what newspapers tell them to care about.
- Delia Parr
I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.
- Christopher Hitchens
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
Literature is news that stays news.
- Ezra Pound
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
- Thomas Jefferson