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Magazines Quotes

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

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However, I began to submit poems to British magazines,
and some were accepted.
It was a great moment to see my first poems published.
It felt like entering a tradition.
- Helen Dunmore

I never buy magazines, I never even buy books.
- Marc Newson

I'm just doing little bits and pieces for other magazines right now.
- Jhonen Vasquez

 

We do not talk - we bludgeon one another with facts
and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers,
magazines and digests.
- Henry Miller

I don't believe in kicking away ladders.
By that, I mean the ladders by which I ascended as a young writer,
small magazines that didn't pay anything,
and that sort of thing.
- George Woodcock

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

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I have been told by a member of the board of one of
Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission
of mine once caused a great deal of controversy.
- John Barton

I have always read all the latest cookery books and magazines,
from all over the world.
- Delia Smith

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

I've been a teacher at the college level,
in composition mostly, and I've been an editor on magazines.
- Jane Haddam

I was very strongly influenced by women's magazines
and I really believed tha a woman could not be married
and raise a family and have a successful career all at the same time.
- Helen Reddy

People say it's really the press who create those soundbites about fashion.
That's what sells magazines and clothes.
- Isaac Mizrahi

We're always bombarded with images from magazines of
what looks cool and sexy.
- Marilu Henner

When I started out in the early 1930s,
there were a great many magazines that published short stories.
Unfortunately, the short-story market has dwindled to almost nothing.
- Irwin Shaw

I came over here and worked for rock magazines,
and I worked for Rolling Stone, which has a very high standard of journalism,
a very good research department.
- Kurt Loder

Most women's magazines simply try to mold women into
bigger and better consumers.
- Gloria Steinem

I'd experienced the '40s and '50s by looking at my
grandparents' old clothes,
books, and magazines.
- Christian Lacroix

I watched television a little, but I mostly just drew and read magazines.
- Stephen Sprouse

I have no secrets; all of these things have been discussed
at length in guitar magazines over the years but are
far too elaborate to cover in one article.
- Adrian Belew

Everything important in sci-fi showed up in the magazines first.
It's the proving ground for new writers and new ideas.
- Orson Scott Card

Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising
to create awareness among readers,
nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines
to get their books reviewed.
- Sara Paretsky

The music that is played on the radio all the time
or written about in magazines has nothing to do with musicianship.
- Dweezil Zappa

Any types of auditions will be posted in trade magazines.
- Paula Abdul

It wasn't until I was 26 or 25 when I started sending work out to magazines.
- Anthony Doerr

There are times when I flick through magazines and
think I'm in danger of becoming a prisoner of my own hair.
- Brian May

Magazines and advertising are flogging the idea that
you have to keep changing things and get something new.
I think that's balls - evil.
But obviously that's your livelihood.
- Robin Day

Allthough that doesn't happen often lately,
I like to read exciting thrillers and those kinky magazines.
- Jonathan Brandis

I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books.
- Payne Stewart

We had an erector set, and I was an avid fan of Popular
Mechanics and Popular Science magazines.
- James Van Allen

It was 1966 by the time I started taking pictures seriously and books,
newspapers and magazines of the time were full of great
pictures that helped to inspire me.
- Fay Godwin

There are so many things that are misunderstood or
not recognized about my father's music because they've
been filtered by people who work for magazines like Rolling Stone.
- Dweezil Zappa

I've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid,
mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books,
and I've read quite extensively as an adult.
- Matt Groening

Beauty magazines make my girlfriend feel ugly.
- James De La Vega

After I had done a handful of cartoons I was satisfied with,
I started submitting them to the magazines.
- Joseph Barbera

Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid,
and the majority of reading material I collected was
an adjunct to that central concern,
comic books and magazines included.
- Chris Ware

They don't have the news media set up in Africa that
we do in the United States,
where televisions are so accessible and newspapers
and magazines are able to educate people.
- Matthew Modine

It's hard to get into Newsweek because,
as more of our former intellectual magazines take on a pop focus,
if there's no buzz, there's no interest.
- Branford Marsalis

Young writers find their first audience in little magazines,
and experimental writers find their only audience there.
- Robert Morgan

Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention:
people look without seeing,
listen in without hearing.
- Robert Bresson

It isn't glamorous until after the film is finished,
and you are at the premiere and getting your picture
on the cover of magazines.
- Taylor Hackford

I'm not a media darling.
I'm not on the cover of all these magazines.
I just quietly do my thing.
- Sarah McLachlan

When you have a foreign invasion - in this case by the Indonesian army -
writers,
intellectuals, newspapers and magazines are the first targets of repression.
- Antonio Tabucchi

I finally decided one day, reading science fiction magazines of the time,
I could do at least as well as some of these people are doing.
So I finally made a serious effort.
- Fred Saberhagen

Most Sunday magazines, with the New York Times as an exception,
are kind of sleepy, weekend service vehicles to move living room products.
- David Talbot

The last real movie stars were probably Redford and Newman.
And things were different then.
There wasn't this amazing amount of magazines and information about them.
- George Clooney

But it is true that some magazines have a policy to
show only a certain amount of black girls on their covers.
Naomi is right.
It's not fair, and I wish it would change.
- Claudia Schiffer

I realized that everything important in sci-fi showed
up in the magazines first.
It's the proving ground for new writers and new ideas.
- Orson Scott Card

But there are 90 million gun owners in the United States.
Only 3.5 million want the insurance and magazines and
the various things you get for joining the NRA.
- Michael D. Barnes

To judge from all Communist papers, magazines and brochures,
and from all public assemblies, one might even surmise
that a revolt of the poor peasants in Western Europe
might break out at any moment!
- Herman Gorter

I read a whole bunch of bits and pieces over the years,
obviously from the fan magazines and the rest of the stuff,
and I just wanted to give a little more insight into
what's happening in my personal life.
- Davy Jones

You know, there are not only - all of the networks,
and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines,
newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area.
I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity.
- Connie Chung

I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a
saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of
my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't
throw cigarette butts on the floor.
I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines.
- Jimmy Breslin

There's a very specific thing you can do to get in magazines.
I'm much happier to just show up and do the job.
I haven't taken the active approach to making myself a star.
I haven't been in a blockbuster.
- Paul Rudd

The trouble for today's footballers is they have too many distractions.
We used to get our old players coming to watch training
with football magazines in their hands.
Now, more often than not, they are checking the share prices.
- Franz Beckenbauer

My definition of cool is finding your own definition
of cool and not necessarily taking your lead from what
other people tell you or from what you might read from magazines or see on TV.
- Wentworth Miller

The many magazines, ranging from pulp to slick,
that used to serve as both farm teams for writers and lures to readers,
with hundreds of short stories every month,
don't exist.
Most of the doors for new people have been sealed.
- Donald E. Westlake

Special-interest magazines are dangerous places for
writers to start out in because the writing quickly
falls into a routine and people are likely to find
themselves artistically exhausted when they want to
work on something of their own.
- Irwin Shaw

When I talked to my medical friends about the strange
silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks,
I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted
with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor.
- Alice Hamilton

I've been an inveterate reader of literary magazines since I was a teenager.
There are always discoveries.
You're sitting in your easy chair, reading;
you realize you've read a story or a group of poems four times,
and you know, Yes, I want to go farther with this writer.
- Marilyn Hacker

You know, one wonderful thing that came out of my Enquirer experience is that,
in my case, it was ruled tabloids are magazines.
Which means they didn't have the protection that a newspaper has.
- Carol Burnett

Most magazines have become wallpaper,
they're all the same, all the same celebrities.
It's really an abysmal time in American journalism right now.
But occasionally one story or two will pop out.
- David Talbot

Because of the audience I get and the fact that these
people aren't traditional comics buyers I don't think
the comic industry looks at that and thinks that is
a very respectable thing.
I'm very used to it.
I'm not the guy who wins awards and gets mentioned in magazines.
- Jhonen Vasquez

Taking in and blowing out smoke? And now you see girls smoking cigars.
It got to be such a fad.
Girls on the covers of magazines, smoking cigars.
Give me a break.
I didn't want to be a part of that.
I don't like "popular."
- James Coburn

The only people who have control over their careers
are the ones you see on the covers of magazines.
Everyone else is just plodding along making a living.
The key is not to live over your means and overdo it.
- Adam Baldwin

If you've looked at all the glamour magazines lately,
all the covers are actresses.
If they are on those covers, they are going to try to emulate models.
That's just the way it is.
- Portia de Rossi

There's very little advice in men's magazines,
because men don't think there's a lot they don't know.
Women do.
Women want to learn.
Men think, "I know what I'm doing, just show me somebody naked."
- Jerry Seinfeld

Now I am a writer who can command fairly good payments
from magazines with large circulations,
I very often refuse to write for them and still write
sometimes for small magazines for nothing.
- George Woodcock

At a magazine, everything you do is edited by a bunch of people,
by committee, and a lot of them are,
were,
or think of themselves as writers.
Part of that is because magazines worry about their voice.
- Chuck Klosterman

I watch these actors who when you go to buy a pint
of milk you see them smiling on the cover of 20 magazines.
Then when you see them in a film it's hard to believe
the character because you just see them everywhere.
- Charlie Hunnam

So I went out and bought myself a copy of the Writer and Artist Yearbook,
bought lots of magazines and got on the phone and talked
to editors about ideas for stories.
Pretty soon I found myself hired to do interviews and
articles and went off and did them.
- Neil Gaiman


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