Archive for October, 2011

Quote of the day, Nov. 1

October 31, 2011

Stephen King, on writing

“If you don’t have the time to read, you don’t have the time or the tools to write.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 31

October 29, 2011

Justice Hugo Black, on freedom of the press

“In the First Amendment the Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to fulfill its essential role in our democracy. (more…)

Quote of the day, Oct. 30

October 29, 2011

William F. Buckley Jr., on free expression

“I had much more fun criticizing than praising.”

Quote of the day, October 29

October 29, 2011

Voltaire, on the news

“In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 28

October 27, 2011

Thomas Merton, on peace

“Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. (more…)

Quote of the day, Oct. 27

October 27, 2011

Tina Brown, on television news

“TV journalism is a much more collaborative, horizontal business than print reporting. (more…)

Quote of the day, Oct. 26

October 25, 2011

Herbert Gardner, on radio

“Once you get people laughing, they’re listening and you can tell them almost anything.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 25

October 25, 2011

Hodding Carter, on television news

“Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 24

October 23, 2011

E.M. Forster, on the writer

“Only a writer who has the sense of evil can make goodness readable.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 23

October 22, 2011

Woody Allen, on television

“Life doesn’t imitate art; it imitates bad television.”