Posts Tagged ‘opinion’

Quote of the day, Dec. 12

December 12, 2017

Christopher Hitchens, on freedom of expression

“My own opinion is enough for me, and I claim the right to have it defended against any consensus, any majority, anywhere, any place, any time.”

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Quote of the day, Sept. 17

September 17, 2017

Hippocrates, on knowledge

“There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.”

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 21

March 20, 2012

R. M. Hope, on freedom in a democratic society

“A democratic society must be one where, in addition to the procedure of free elections, the society recognizes certain essential freedoms as basic. (more…)

Quote of the day, Feb. 4

February 4, 2012

Lester Markel, on news

“What you see is news, what you know is background, what you feel is opinion.”

Quote of the Day, Aug. 22

August 22, 2010

Richard Schickel on Criticism, 2007

“Let me put this bluntly, in language even a busy blogger can understand: Criticism – and its humble cousin, reviewing- is not a democratic activity. (more…)