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A newspaper is the lowest thing there is. ...
by Richard J. Daley

A newspaper is the lowest thing there is.
- Richard J. Daley

Power is dangerous unless you have humility.
- Richard J. Daley

I'm not the last of the old bosses.
I'm the first of the new leaders.
- Richard J. Daley

Even the Lord had skeptical members of His party.
- Richard J. Daley

 

We as Democrats have no apologies to make to anyone.
- Richard J. Daley

Don't worry if they're Democrats or Republicans.
Give them service and they'll become Democrats.
- Richard J. Daley

Good government is good politics.
- Richard J. Daley

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They have vilified me, they have crucified me;
yes,
they have even criticized me.
- Richard J. Daley

We all like to hear a man speak out on his convictions and principles.
But at the same time, you must understand that when
you're running on a ticket,
you're running with a team.
- Richard J. Daley

What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician'
if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public
office and trying to do something for his people?
- Richard J. Daley

The police are not here to create disorder,
they're here to preserve disorder.
- Richard J. Daley

We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.
- Richard J. Daley

Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing
attention on the problems of our society.
- Richard J. Daley

The policeman isn't there to create disorder;
the policeman is there to preserve disorder.
- Richard J. Daley

The strength of the Democratic Party of Cook County
is not something that just happened.
- Richard J. Daley

Look at our Lords disciples.
One denied Him; one doubted Him; one betrayed Him.
If our Lord couldn't have perfection,
how are you going to have it in city government?
- Richard J. Daley

No poll can equal the day-to-day visits of the men
and women of the Democratic Party.
- Richard J. Daley

We are proud to have with us the poet lariat of Chicago.
- Richard J. Daley

The Democratic Party is the party that opened its arms.
We opened them to every nationality,
every creed.
We opened them to the immigrants.
The Democratic Party is the party of the people.
- Richard J. Daley

We have to face it: in America today the way to have
fun and celebrate is to break a store window and take something.
That's the way it is, today in America,
and we have to accept it.
- Richard J. Daley

Advertisements contain the only truths
to be relied on in a newspaper.
- Thomas Jefferson

I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.
- Kim Alexis

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines
don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines.
- Bill Walsh

I had some connections from the newspapers that I did work with up there,
so there was a newspaper publisher in Hollywood,
and they promised me work and so on.
- Marc Davis

The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge
in respect to what is going on in a state or community
than the editorial columns are.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I was editor of my high school literary magazine and
a reporter for the school newspaper.
- Jeffery Deaver

I think back to some of the things Harry said and some
of the things I said trying to be funny.
If I said them now, it would be on the front page of
every newspaper in the country.
- Jack Buck

Our great American writers were all newspaper people.
- John Gould

It's nice to know about something as soon as it happens,
and obviously a newspaper can't provide that.
- Tabitha Soren

You shouldn't presume that all quotes that are in a
magazine or a newspaper are accurate.
- Andrew Card

I read the newspaper avidly.
It is my one form of continuous fiction.
- A. C. Benson

You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation
that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read
about it the next morning in the newspaper.
- Arthur Golden

A Swedish newspaper reporter called and said,
You've been awarded the Prize.
I was quite sure it was a practical joke.
- Joshua Lederberg

I can't turn on the television without seeing me,
or open the newspaper without seeing me and,
honestly, I'm sick to death of me.
- Elizabeth Edwards

The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project
to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit
being a newspaper editor and went back to college.
- Tony Hillerman

Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady,
but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
- Charles Revson

I wasn't for Vietnam.
When I told that to the hippie newspaper,
all my people got nervous.
- Loretta Lynn

Public opinion is a compound of folly,
weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling,
obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
- Robert Peel

From that moment on, the newspaper became a highly
lucrative investment for those with a talent for making
money or for publishers wanting to gain a fortune.
- Ferdinand Lassalle

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while.
The first discipline of education must therefore be
to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
- Aleister Crowley

I worked for a newspaper in Europe for,
I lived in Europe for about seven years,
so I worked in this sort of a yellow journalism kind of a thing,
it was like a scandal sheet.
- Kurt Loder

TO preach a sermon or edit a newspaper were the two
things in life which I always felt I could do with
credit to myself and benefit to the world,
if I only had the chance.
- Rebecca H. Davis

I had - all my life, everybody who knew me thought
that I would probably grow up to be a reporter,
a newspaper reporter because we didn't have much television in those days.
- Bob Schieffer

I read about eight newspapers in a day.
When I'm in a town with only one newspaper,
I read it eight times.
- Will Rogers

The proud man counts his newspaper clippings,
the humble man his blessings.
- Fulton J. Sheen

I was the fattest baby in Clark County,
Arkansas.
They put me in the newspaper.
It was like a prize turnip.
- Billy Bob Thornton

Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
- Henri Matisse

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month,
and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Newspaper men, perhaps more than any other class,
are rated by ability.
- Franklin Knight Lane

Many a good newspaper story has been ruined by over verification.
- James Gordon Bennett

For many years I was engaged in journalism,
writing articles and chronicles for the daily press
without ever joining the staff of any newspaper.
- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

Any newspaper, from the first line to the last,
is nothing but a web of horrors, I cannot understand
how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.
- Charles Baudelaire

One newspaper even published one of my nude paintings -
the one of me naked from the waste up.
- Cleo Moore

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
- Thomas Jefferson

The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude
until it purrs like an epigram.
- Don Marquis

I've never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because
of bad cartoons or editorials.
If that were the case, I wouldn't have any newspapers or magazines to read.
- Richard M. Nixon

Live so that when the final summons comes you will
leave something more behind you than an epitaph on
a tombstone or an obituary in a newspaper.
- Billy Sunday

Virtually every magazine, newspaper,
TV station and cable channel is owned by a big corporation,
and they've squashed stories that they don't want the public to know about.
- Tom Scholz

The newspaper is dying.
I'm not sure there will be newspapers and its one business I'd never be in.
- Sumner Redstone

The joke newspaper, it says Canada abandons the monarchy.
- Mark McKinney

Whether you're a newspaper journalist,
a lawyer, a doctor.
You have to organize your thoughts.
- Frederick Wiseman

Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world.
A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries.
I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence.
- Max von Sydow

A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more
ignorant and the crazy crazier.
- H. L. Mencken

Far more thought and care go into the composition of
any prominent ad in a newspaper or magazine than go
into the writing of their features and editorials.
- Marshall McLuhan

Where ignorance is bliss it's foolish to borrow your neighbor's newspaper.
- Kin Hubbard

When the BBC decided to bring Doctor Who back as a
feature film a few years ago,
one national newspaper ran a poll to ask its readers
who should be the new Doctor,
and I topped it.
- Simon Callow

A magazine or a newspaper is a shop.
Each is an experiment and represents a new focus,
a new ratio between commerce and intellect.
- John Jay Chapman

News, news, news - that is what we want.
You cannot beat news in a newspaper.
- Arthur Christiansen

I think a newspaper should be provocative,
stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television.
It's just not on.
- Rupert Murdoch

My knowledge of the state of President Roosevelt's
health was derived entirely from conversations,
from newspaper articles and from photographs.
- David Bruce


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