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    • Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.
    • You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you don't know what was in the newspapers that morning... a place where you can simply experience and bring forth what you are and what you might be.
    • Journalism largely consists of saying 'Lord Jones is Dead' to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive.
    • Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be read once.
      Enemies of Promise (1938), by Cyril Connolly
    • To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
    • A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
    • Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.
    • Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
    • I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
    • The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
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