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The Best Quotes About Newspaper

Updated June 14, 2019 1.7k votes 447 voters 35.1k views

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A list of the best newspaper quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous newspaper quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic newspaper quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational newspaper quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about newspaper?" and "What are inspirational newspaper quotes?"

This list includes notable newspaper quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest newspaper quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite newspaper sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.

    Charles Lamb
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    68

    Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate for a moment to prefer the latter.

    Thomas Jefferson
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    60

    The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing, but newspapers.

    Thomas Jefferson
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    30

    Newspapers have degenerated. They may now be absolutely relied upon.

    Oscar Wilde
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    42

    All I know is just what I read in the papers.

    Will Rogers
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    105

    A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.

    Arthur Miller
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    24
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    17

    Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.

    George Orwell
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    34

    In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress.

    Heinrich Heine
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    37

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

    Thomas Jefferson
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    43

    The advertisements are the most truthful part of a newspaper.

    Thomas Jefferson
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    36

    The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.

    Tom Stoppard
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    38

    Once a newspaper touches a story the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists.

    Norman Mailer
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    24

    I'll give anything for a good copy now, be it true or false, so it be news.

    Ben Jonson
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    47

    No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would not wish put in the newspapers.

    Charles Spurgeon
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    41

    Comment is free, but facts are sacred.

    C. P. Scott
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    63

    They are so filthy and bestial that no honest man would admit one into his house for a water-closet doormat.

    Charles Dickens