Jarrad - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[That is what friendship means. Sharing the prejudice of experience.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15976/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15976/ <![CDATA[You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33735/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33735/ <![CDATA[The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa --slightly off balance.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25834/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25834/ <![CDATA[Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42039/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42039/ <![CDATA[A word after a word after a word is power.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/31600/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/31600/ <![CDATA[Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42014/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42014/ <![CDATA[I am a dreamer of words, of written words. I think I am reading; a word stops me. I leave the page. The syllables of the word begin to move around. Stressed accents begin to invert. The word abandons its meaning like an overload which is too heavy and prevents dreaming. Then words take on other meanings as if they had the right to be young. And the words wander away, looking in the nooks and crannies of vocabulary for new company, bad company.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/41977/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/41977/ <![CDATA[The written word can be erased -- not so with the spoken word.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42091/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42091/ <![CDATA[The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42004/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42004/ <![CDATA[Don't use that foreign word ideals. We have that excellent native word lies.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20010/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20010/ <![CDATA[Believe those who are seeking truth, doubt those who find it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/39844/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/39844/ <![CDATA[What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are. What we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11070/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11070/ <![CDATA[The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1621/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1621/ <![CDATA[Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35381/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35381/ <![CDATA[Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21129/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21129/ <![CDATA[Most people want security in this world, not liberty.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/34946/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/34946/ <![CDATA[The only cure for contempt is counter-contempt.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/148/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/148/ <![CDATA[I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20556/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20556/ <![CDATA[A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/153/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/153/ <![CDATA[The media no longer ask those who know something to share that knowledge with the public. Instead they ask those who know nothing to represent the ignorance of the public and, in so doing, to legitimate it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21419/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21419/ <![CDATA[The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western World. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity -- much less dissent.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25818/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25818/ <![CDATA[I think that in the minds of many, the press is being seen less and less as a neutral observer in the impeachment enterprise and more and more as participants, or even collaborators. [On Media's Participation In Watergate]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25781/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25781/ <![CDATA[The futility of everything that comes to us from the media is the inescapable consequence of the absolute inability of that particular stage to remain silent. Music, commercial breaks, news flashes, adverts, news broadcasts, movies, presenters -- there is no alternative but to fill the screen; otherwise there would be an irremediable void. That's why the slightest technical hitch, the slightest slip on the part of the presenter becomes so exciting, for it reveals the depth of the emptiness squinting out at us through this little window.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25772/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25772/ <![CDATA[The best current evidence is that media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers groceries causes change in our nutrition.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13617/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13617/ <![CDATA[The media network has its idols, but its principal idol is its own style which generates an aura of winning and leaves the rest in darkness. It recognizes neither pity nor pitilessness.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25774/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25774/ <![CDATA[It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a country.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1201/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1201/ <![CDATA[Would you convey my compliments to the purist who reads your proofs and tell him or her that I write in a sort of broken-down patois which is something like the way a Swiss waiter talks, and that when I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split, and when I interrupt the velvety smoothness of my more or less literate syntax with a few sudden words of bar-room vernacular, that is done with the eyes wide open and the mind relaxed but attentive.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11819/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11819/ <![CDATA[Beware of the person of one book.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4492/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4492/ <![CDATA[In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4489/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4489/ <![CDATA[Show me the books he loves and I shall know the man far better than through mortal friends.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4486/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4486/ <![CDATA[Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36918/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36918/ <![CDATA[When the book comes out it may hurt you -- but in order for me to do it, it had to hurt me first. I can only tell you about yourself as much as I can face about myself.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4502/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4502/ <![CDATA[People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/146/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/146/ <![CDATA[The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4505/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4505/ <![CDATA[An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20186/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20186/ <![CDATA[Words like freedom, justice, democracy are not common concepts; on the contrary, they are rare. People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous and, above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that these words imply.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19592/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19592/ <![CDATA[We are all androgynous, not only because we are all born of a woman impregnated by the seed of a man but because each of us, helplessly and forever, contains the other -- male in female, female in male, white in black and black in white. We are a part of each other. Many of my countrymen appear to find this fact exceedingly inconvenient and even unfair, and so, very often, do I. But none of us can do anything about it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16600/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16600/ <![CDATA[There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13678/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13678/ <![CDATA[Experience that destroys innocents also leads one back to it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13321/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13321/ <![CDATA[Experience is a private, and a very largely speechless affair.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13320/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13320/ <![CDATA[The paradox of education is precisely this -- that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11850/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11850/ <![CDATA[It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11851/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11851/ <![CDATA[A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11852/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11852/ <![CDATA[The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12288/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12288/ <![CDATA[Danger lies in the writer becoming the victim of his own exaggeration, losing the exact notion of sincerity, and in the end coming to despise truth itself as something too cold, too blunt for his purpose -- as, in fact, not good enough for his insistent emotion. From laughter and tears the descent is easy to sniveling and giggles.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12922/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12922/ <![CDATA[The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12826/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12826/ <![CDATA[You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12363/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12363/ <![CDATA[A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11428/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11428/ <![CDATA[It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain; and some of our grieves... have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12252/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12252/ <![CDATA[In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/24235/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/24235/ <![CDATA[Since the regimentation of Medicine by quacks and medical gangsters in control of the American Medical Association, this organization has become one of the most vicious rackets in the country.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25851/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25851/ <![CDATA[Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25853/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25853/ <![CDATA[The heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25985/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25985/ <![CDATA[No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/34561/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/34561/ <![CDATA[Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12358/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12358/ <![CDATA[Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/32820/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/32820/ <![CDATA[A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9958/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9958/ <![CDATA[She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6370/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6370/ <![CDATA[Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42746/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42746/ <![CDATA[To live by medicine is to live horribly.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25850/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25850/ <![CDATA[They had me on the operating table all day. They looked into my stomach, my gall bladder, they examined everything inside of me. Know what they decided? I need glasses.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25848/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25848/ <![CDATA[Nor has his death the world deceiv'd than his wondrous life surprise d; if he like a madman liv'd least he like a wise one dy'd.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12676/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12676/ <![CDATA[The eyes those silent tongues of love.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13565/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13565/ <![CDATA[If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the Temple of Fame, your surest way is to leave on one hand the narrow path of Poetry, and follow the narrower track of Knight-Errantry, which in a trice may raise you to an imperial throne.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14111/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14111/ <![CDATA[He is mad past recovery, but yet he has lucid intervals.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15354/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15354/ <![CDATA[Sometimes the fool who rushes in gets the job done.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15341/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15341/ <![CDATA[I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25823/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25823/ <![CDATA[Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25833/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25833/ <![CDATA[What medicines do not heal, the lance will; what the lance does not heal, fire will.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25840/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25840/ <![CDATA[Chemotherapy and radiotherapy will make the ancient method of drilling holes in a patient's head to permit the escape of demons look relatively advanced. Toxic chemotherapy is a hoax. The doctors who use it are guilty of pre-meditated murder, and the use of cobalt and other methods of cancer treatment popular today effectively closes the door on cure.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25846/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25846/ <![CDATA[The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4597/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4597/ <![CDATA[There is only one thing that arouses animals more than pleasure, and that is pain. Under torture you are as if under the dominion of those grasses that produce visions. Everything you have heard told, everything you have read returns to your mind, as if you were being transported, not toward heaven, but toward hell. Under torture you say not only what the inquisitor wants, but also what you imagine might please him, because a bond (this, truly, diabolical) is established between you and him.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/39362/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/39362/ <![CDATA[There is no longer any such thing as fiction or nonfiction; there's only narrative.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14992/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14992/ <![CDATA[Murders are exciting and lift people into a heart-beating awe as religion is supposed to do, after seeing one in the street young couples will go back to bed and make love, people will cross themselves and thank God for the gift of their stuporous lives, old folks will talk to each other over cups of hot water with lemon because murders are enlivened sermons to be analyzed and considered and relished, they speak to the timid of the dangers of rebellion, murders are perceived as momentary descents of God and so provide joy and hope and righteous satisfaction to parishioners, who will talk about them for years afterward to anyone who will listen.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27537/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27537/ <![CDATA[You can't remember sex. You can remember the fact of it, and recall the setting, and even the details, but the sex of the sex cannot be remembered, the substantive truth of it, it is by nature self-erasing, you can remember its anatomy and be left with a judgment as to the degree of your liking of it, but whatever it is as a splurge of being, as a loss, as a charge of the conviction of love stopping your heart like your execution, there is no memory of it in the brain, only the deduction that it happened and that time passed, leaving you with a silhouette that you want to fill in again.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36084/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/36084/ <![CDATA[In the twentieth century one of the most personal relationships to have developed is that of the person and the state. It's become a fact of life that governments have become very intimate with people, most always to their detriment.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/37320/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/37320/ <![CDATA[The writer isn't made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42649/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42649/ <![CDATA[Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42650/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42650/ <![CDATA[We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38546/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38546/ <![CDATA[The first sentence of every novel should be: Trust me, this will take time but there is order here, very faint, very human. Meander if you want to get to town.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15018/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15018/ <![CDATA[Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13460/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13460/ <![CDATA[There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27730/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27730/ <![CDATA[The manner in which Americans consume music has a lot to do with leaving it on their coffee tables, or using it as wallpaper for their lifestyles, like the score of a movie --it's consumed that way without any regard for how and why it's made.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27729/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27729/ <![CDATA[A drug is neither moral nor immoral -- it's a chemical compound. The compound itself is not a menace to society until a human being treats it as if consumption bestowed a temporary license to act like an asshole.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11663/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11663/ <![CDATA[Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8698/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8698/ <![CDATA[Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear -- not absence of fear.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8858/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8858/ <![CDATA[Human beings hardly ever learn from the experience of others. They learn; when they do, which isn't often, on their own, the hard way.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13368/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13368/ <![CDATA[When any government, or church for that matter, undertakes to say to it's subjects, this you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motive.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17626/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17626/ <![CDATA[A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19666/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19666/ <![CDATA[No matter where or what, there are makers, takers, and fakers.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29757/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29757/ <![CDATA[Belief gets in the way of learning.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4102/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4102/ <![CDATA[To get anywhere, or even live a long time, a man has to guess, and guess right, over and over again, without enough data for a logical answer.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/5580/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/5580/ <![CDATA[Do we really want to know how Michael Jackson makes his music? No. We want to understand why he needs the bones of the Elephant Man -- and, until he tells us, it doesn't make too much difference whether or not he really is bad.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/37318/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/37318/ <![CDATA[Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30268/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30268/ <![CDATA[In philosophy if you aren't moving at a snail's pace you aren't moving at all.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30272/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30272/ <![CDATA[To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30277/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30277/ <![CDATA[Philosophy is an elegant thing, if anyone modestly meddles with it; but if they are conversant with it more than is becoming, it corrupts them.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30280/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30280/ <![CDATA[Many talk like philosophers yet live like fools.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30282/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30282/ <![CDATA[Philosophy may be dodged, eloquence cannot.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30283/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30283/ <![CDATA[There is no record in history of a happy philosopher.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30267/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30267/ <![CDATA[Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30266/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30266/ <![CDATA[The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point, however, is to change it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30264/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30264/ <![CDATA[Philosophy stands in the same relation to the study of the actual world as masturbation to sexual love.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30263/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30263/ <![CDATA[There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30262/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30262/ <![CDATA[In Plato's opinion, man was made for philosophy; in Bacon's opinion, philosophy was made for man.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30261/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30261/ <![CDATA[In the information age, you don't teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30256/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30256/ <![CDATA[If he really thinks there is no distinction between vice and virtue, when he leaves our houses let us count our spoons.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30252/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30252/ <![CDATA[The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30284/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30284/ <![CDATA[The usual picture of Socrates is of an ugly little plebeian who inspired a handsome young nobleman to write long dialogues on large topics.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30286/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30286/ <![CDATA[There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophies.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30296/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30296/ <![CDATA[Philosophy is not a theory but an activity.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30317/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30317/ <![CDATA[Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock: each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing, only when everything is in place does the door open.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30316/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30316/ <![CDATA[A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30314/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30314/ <![CDATA[The proper method of philosophy consists in clearly conceiving the insoluble problems in all their insolubility and then in simply contemplating them, fixedly and tirelessly, year after year, without any hope, patiently waiting.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30311/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30311/ <![CDATA[The pursuit of what is true and the practice of what is good are the two most important objects of philosophy.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30309/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30309/ <![CDATA[Keep quiet and people will think you a philosopher.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30308/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30308/ <![CDATA[To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust. It is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30306/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30306/ <![CDATA[What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats?]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30305/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30305/ <![CDATA[Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30302/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30302/ <![CDATA[The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30301/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30301/ <![CDATA[A writer must always try to have a philosophy and he should also have a psychology and a philology and many other things. Without a philosophy and a psychology and all these various other things he is not really worthy of being called a writer. I agree with Kant and Schopenhauer and Plato and Spinoza and that is quite enough to be called a philosophy. But then of course a philosophy is not the same thing as a style.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30300/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30300/ <![CDATA[The real discovery is the one which enables me to stop doing philosophy when I want to. -- The one that gives philosophy peace, so that it is no longer tormented by questions which bring itself into question.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30318/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30318/ <![CDATA[Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30298/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30298/ <![CDATA[Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30320/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30320/ <![CDATA[The lowest form of popular culture -- lack of information, misinformation, misinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives -- has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21678/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21678/ <![CDATA[If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21710/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21710/ <![CDATA[Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible. He is a kind of confidence man, preying on people's vanity, ignorance, or loneliness, gaining their trust and betraying them without remorse.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21711/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21711/ <![CDATA[I get up in the morning with an idea for a three-volume novel and by nightfall it's a paragraph in my column.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21713/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21713/ <![CDATA[I am a journalist and, under the modern journalist's code of Olympian objectivity (and total purity of motive), I am absolved of responsibility. We journalists don't have to step on roaches. All we have to do is turn on the kitchen light and watch the critters scurry.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21718/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21718/ <![CDATA[Journalists belong in the gutter because that is where the ruling classes throw their guilty secrets.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21721/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21721/ <![CDATA[I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21725/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21725/ <![CDATA[In the real world, nothing happens at the right place at the right time. It is the job of journalists and historians to correct that.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21728/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21728/ <![CDATA[The facts fairly and honestly presented; truth will take care of itself.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21730/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21730/ <![CDATA[There is much to be said in favor of modern journalism. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community. By carefully chronicling the current events of contemporary life, it shows us of what very little importance such events really are. By invariably discussing the unnecessary, it makes us understand what things are requisite for culture, and what are not.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21731/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21731/ <![CDATA[It was a fatal day when the public discovered that the pen is mightier than the paving-stone, and can be made as offensive as the brickbat. They at once sought for the journalist, found him, developed him, and made him their industrious and well-paid servant. It is greatly to be regretted, for both their sakes.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21732/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21732/ <![CDATA[Opinionated writing is always the most difficult... simply because it involves retaining in the cold morning-after crystal of the printed word the burning flow of molten feeling.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21709/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21709/ <![CDATA[Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21707/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21707/ <![CDATA[Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21703/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21703/ <![CDATA[A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21679/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21679/ <![CDATA[We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21680/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21680/ <![CDATA[Write the news as if your very life depended on it. It does!]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21682/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21682/ <![CDATA[Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21688/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21688/ <![CDATA[I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21690/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21690/ <![CDATA[Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist. It's absolutely unavoidable. A journalist is someone who looks at the world and the way it works, someone who takes a close look at things every day and reports what she sees, someone who represents the world, the event, for others. She cannot do her work without judging what she sees.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21691/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21691/ <![CDATA[It was when reporters became journalists and when objectivity gave way to searching for truth, that an aura of distrust and fear arose around the New Journalist.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21694/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21694/ <![CDATA[Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you're at it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21695/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21695/ <![CDATA[If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21701/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21701/ <![CDATA[Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21702/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21702/ <![CDATA[Most rock journalism is people who can't write, interviewing people who can't talk, for people who can't read.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21736/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21736/ <![CDATA[The Devil beget darkness; darkness beget ignorance; ignorance beget error and his brethren; error beget free-will and presumption; free-will beget works; works beget forgetfulness of God; forgetfulness beget transgression; transgression beget superstition; superstition beget satisfaction; satisfaction beget the mass-offering; the mass-offering beget the priest; the priest beget unbelief; unbelief beget hypocrisy; hypocrisy beget traffic in offerings for gain; traffic in offerings for gain beget Purgatory; Purgatory beget the annual solemn vigils; the annual vigils beget church-livings; church-livings beget avarice; avarice beget swelling superfluity; swelling superfluity beget fulness; fulness beget rage; rage beget license; license beget empire and domination; domination beget pomp; pomp beget ambition; ambition beget simony; simony beget the pope and his brethren, about the time of the Babylonish captivity.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8141/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8141/