Archive for March, 2013

Quote of the day, March 31

March 31, 2013

Ray Bradbury, from Fahrenheit 451

“Some day the load we’re carrying with us may help someone.  (more…)

Quote of the day, March 30

March 30, 2013

Russian proverb

“Live for a century—learn for a century.”

Quote of the day, March 29

March 29, 2013

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on peace

“An eye for an eye will only make the world blind.”

Quote of the day, March 28

March 28, 2013

Maggie Gallagher, on journalism

“One can be a partisan, an opinion journalist, and still believe that one has a high obligation to be fair to those with whom one disagrees. (more…)

Quote of the day, March 27

March 27, 2013

Roy Peter Clark, on journalistic writing

“Who becomes character. What becomes plot. Where becomes scene or setting. Why becomes motivation or causation … How becomes narrative.”

Quote of the day, March 26

March 26, 2013

Shana Alexander, on excellence

“The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.”

Quote of the day, March 25

March 25, 2013

Howard Rheingold, on journalism

“Our most important challenges revolve around choosing what will keep readers’ attention—many readers, many different kinds of readers.

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Quote of the day, March 24

March 24, 2013

John McPhee, on journalism

“The non-fiction writer is communicating with the reader about real people in real places. (more…)

Quote of the day, March 23

March 23, 2013

Philip Meyer, on journalism

“Journalism and science come from the same intellectual roots, from the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century enlightenment. The same thinking that led to the First Amendment led to the scientific method.”

Quote of the day, March 22

March 22, 2013

George Orwell, on the truth

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”