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John Skow Quotes and Sayings

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In journalistic terms, syndication is equivalent to
ascending to heaven on a pillar of cloud.
- John Skow

Housework, if it is done right, can kill you.
- John Skow

A journalistic purpose could be someone with a Xerox machine in a basement.
- Antonin Scalia

Hunter and I never got proper journalistic accreditation to go anywhere.
Nobody was giving us passes to go in here or there.
We always had to somehow talk our way in.
- Ralph Steadman

 

And Robert Lowell, of course - in his poems,
we're not located in his actual life.
We're located more in the externals,
in the journalistic facts of his life.
- Mark Strand

This is the first time in my 32 years in public broadcasting
that PBS has ordered up programs for ideological instead of journalistic reasons.
- Bill Moyers

Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic
way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.
- Janet Malcolm

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Withholding information that would get innocent people
killed was the right thing to do,
not a journalistic sin.
- Eason Jordan

For decades, the journalistic norm had been that the
private lives of public officials remained private
unless that life impinged on public performance.
- Roger Mudd

Chicago is a sort of journalistic Yellowstone Park,
offering haven to a last herd of fantastic bravos.
- Ben Hecht

The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event,
every individual and social configuration;
but the honing is uniform.
- George Steiner

Most centrist Democrats...
try to distance themselves from controversies that recall the 1960s.
There are journalistic centrists as well,
who avoid hard truths for the sake of acceptance and legitimacy.
- Tom Hayden

Indeed in the full flush of journalistic passion and
conviction I once told an interviewer that of course
I would never get married.
And I most definitely would never have children.
- Christiane Amanpour

Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs,
that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues,
saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary.
- Kamal Ahmed

I don't think Capote loved Smith.
But he did make a deep connection.
It upset some people, because that had never been the
approach to journalistic crime writing,
to look into the mind of the killer.
- Gerald Clarke

See, I have no journalism in my background,
so I wasn't practised at research or writing non-fiction,
nor at handling the truth in a journalistic way.
Journalists know when to call a halt and write something,
but I kept on looking for answers.
- John Sladek

The sky is not burning, and to claim that it is amounts
to journalistic malpractice...
the press only promotes the global warming alarmists
and ignores or minimizes those of us who are skeptical.
- Mark L. Campbell

After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins.
It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical,
but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was
asked to write my first book.
- Iris Chang

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch PHOTO

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll PHOTO
(Alice in Wonderland)

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt PHOTO

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama PHOTO

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
- Robert Byrne

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

No wind favors he who has no destined port.
- Montaigne

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
- George Washington Carver

What you are is God's gift to you:
what you become is your gift to god.
- Anthony Dalla Villa

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives,
everything he does becomes tainted.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I will act as if what I do makes a difference.
- William James

The purpose of human life is to serve,
and to show compassion and the will to help others.
- Albert Schweitzer

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

The way you get meaning into your life
is to devote yourself to loving others,
devote yourself to your community around you,
and devote yourself to creating something
that gives you purpose and meaning
- Mitch Albom

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau

Resilience is about believing in yourself,
and trusting your own wisdom rather than
being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer


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