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The printing press is either the greatest blessing
by E. F. Schumacher

The printing press is either the greatest blessing
or the greatest curse of modern times,
sometimes one forgets which it is.
- E. F. Schumacher

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher PHOTO

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes,
but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
- E. F. Schumacher

 

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

The system of nature, of which man is a part,
tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting,
self-cleansing.
Not so with technology.
- E. F. Schumacher

Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite
world is an impossibility.
- E. F. Schumacher

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Never let an inventor run a company.
You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market.
- E. F. Schumacher

It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer
to have production without employees and the ideal
of the employee is to have income without work.
- E. F. Schumacher

You can either read something many times in order to
be assured that you got it all,
or else you can define your purpose and use techniques
which will assure that you have met it and gotten what you need.
- E. F. Schumacher

The digital revolution is far more significant than
the invention of writing or even of printing.
- Douglas Engelbart

I consider it essential that the photographer should
do his own printing and enlarging.
The final effect of the finished print depends so much on these operations.
- Bill Brandt

Since the printing press came into being,
poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man;
it has become the amusement and delight of the few.
- John Masefield

The first meal was an object lesson of much variety.
My father produced several kinds of food,
ready to eat, without any cooking, from little tin
cans that had printing all over them.
- Mary Antin

We are the children of a technological age.
We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work.
Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books.
Reading them, however, has not changed.
- Lawrence Clark Powell

Break up the printing presses and you break up rebellion.
- Dudley Nichols

What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
- Wendell Phillips

The three great elements of modern civilization,
Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
- Thomas Carlyle

I've been bragging for over 25 years that my first
New York Times bestseller was a book I copied from the U.S.
Government Printing Office!
- Matthew Lesko

TV is bigger than any story it reports.
It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
- Fred W. Friendly

Nothing written for pay is worth printing.
Only what has been written against the market.
- Ezra Pound

The printing press is the greatest weapon in the armoury of the modern commander.
- T. E. Lawrence

Before printing was discovered,
a century was equal to a thousand years.
- Henry David Thoreau

The printing press was at first mistaken for an engine
of immortality by everybody except Shakespeare.
- Marshall McLuhan

Most of my books have caused distribution and printing problems in the past.
- Peter Sotos

I have several computer companies.
One of them I have a program for wide-format printing.
I have a beauty program.
So I have several different programs that I own for printing.
- Jerry Mathers

We can put television in its proper light by supposing
that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed
at printing only comic books.
- Robert M. Hutchins

The debate about the war seems pretty robust and free.
Many publications, from the New Yorker to the Nation,
feel perfectly comfortable printing anti-American articles and that's fine.
That's what the First Amendment is all about.
- Rich Lowry

In course of time the Brothers Cowper removed the manufacture
of their printing machines from London,
to Manchester.
There they found skilled and energetic workmen,
ready to carry their plans into effect.
- James Nasmyth

My second book, Follow Me Down had some success,
got good critical notices, went into a second printing and things like that,
but Shiloh was by far the most successful of those first five novels.
- Shelby Foote

Printing ballots in multiple languages costs millions of dollars every year.
It also discourages immigrants from integrating into
American society and gaining the benefits that come from speaking English.
- Ernest Istook

Their educations ended with high school -
my father going to work as a clerk and then salesman
in a company dealing in printing and stationary,
and my mother working as a secretary and then bookkeeper
in a firm of wool merchants.
- Martin Lewis Perl

We're thinking about printing the lyrics with the next
record so that people can find their own meaning in them.
But then they would start having a life of their own,
and I think the Portishead music should stay a whole
in which the lyrics come second,
actually.
- Beth Gibbons

Another time factor is output: proofing and printing.
That is, getting your work out of the computer and
onto paper and having it satisfy you.
It can be time consuming and expensive.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

I was about 11 when my mother brought me this karaoke
machine and I was really into it back then,
but about 4 or 5 years ago is when I started printing up my own music,
going to the studio and doing my own thing.
- Obie Trice

The ideas keep going, you have the material,
you cut because there's a limit to the space allowed to you.
And the space is limited because of some other constraints
that have to do with money or printing or whatever.
- Ted Nelson

For me the printing process is part of the magic of photography.
It's that magic that can be exciting,
disappointing, rewarding and frustrating all in the
same few moments in the darkroom.
- John Sexton

I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man.
I was lying to the press.
- Roger Kahn

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

If you press me to say why I loved him,
I can say no more than because he was he,
and I was I. - Michel de Montaigne

The most important service rendered
by the press and the magazines
is that of educating people
to approach printed matter with distrust.
- Samuel Butler

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
- A. J. Liebling

Man's task is to become conscious of the contents
that press upward from the unconscious.
- Carl Jung

Do not buy the hype from Wall St. and the press that stocks always go up.
There are long periods when stocks do nothing and other investments are better.
- Jim Rogers

The people must know before they can act,
and there is no educator to compare with the press.
- Ida B. Wells

A press card does not provide you with an invisible shield.
You're flesh and blood.
- Jessica Savitch

If a politician murders his mother, the first response
of the press or of his opponents will likely be not
that it was a terrible thing to do,
but rather that in a statement made six years before
he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide.
- Meg Greenfield

There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism.
It would be an offense against polite conventions to
press our doubts too far.
- George Santayana

The second is the damage to the credibility and independence
of a free press which may be caused by covert relationships with the U.S.
journalists and media organizations.
- Frank Church

Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases
of the twentieth century,
and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Well the press and things like that are pretty hard core,
but I don't pay too much attention to that.
- Holly Valance

However I am is however I am.
When you see me onstage or in the press,
there's not a lot of thought and calculation that goes into it.
- Sheryl Crow

There's certainly something very uncomfortable about
the voyeurism involved in being in the press,
being an actor, where people have a seemingly insatiable curiosity about,
you.
- Claire Danes

I've never liked the press part of it (no offense),
but it comes with the job.
- Devon Sawa

The press regularly proclaims my ambitions and my financial demands.
- Placido Domingo

So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance
of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting
work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity.
- Charlie Hunnam

Message to Obama: Fighting the Clinton machine won't
be as easy as picking up favorable press clips.
- Rich Lowry

What it means is that some of Charles' press secretaries
have been better than others as some of the Queen's
press secretaries have been better than others.
- Anthony Holden

God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

No government ought to be without censors;
and where the press is free,
no one ever will.
Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
- Anatole France

I don't like people who use the press to advance themselves
in a way that they haven't earned as an actor,
performer or director.
- Jason Patric

I don't talk about my personal life with the press.
- Topher Grace

The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil,
political and religious rights of an Englishman.
- Junius

Commitment is the enemy of resistance,
for it is the serious promise to press on,
to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down.
- David McNally

If there is any truth to my parenting the dreamwork movement,
it comes from the power of the press.
- Henry Reed

Much is forgiven anyone who relieves the desperate
boredom of the working press.
- William Weld

On the one hand, the press, television,
and movies make heroes of vandals by calling them whiz kids.
- Ken Thompson

As far as the press is concerned, they're going to
say what they want to say.
Probably about 10-15 percent of the time It's accurate.
- Justin Timberlake

The only difference between suicide and martyrdom is press coverage.
- Chuck Palahniuk

I have never understood that.
I come from a place where the press makes or breaks
an actor and it is more of a teamwork relationship.
- Michelle Trachtenberg

People, photographers, people in the press can sometimes be inappropriate.
- Tobey Maguire


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