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A list of William Randolph Hearst's quotes. Here are the best quotes by William Randolph Hearst on various subjects. These descriptive professional William Randolph Hearst's quotations cover the several units of time of his career and include famous quotes from this. These memorable quotations have become part of the collective conscience of William Randolph Hearst's contemporaries and will be remembered for generations.

William Randolph Hearst was an American newspaper publisher who built the nation’s largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism. He took over the San Francisco Examiner from his father in 1887 and built one of the largest media corporations in America. The Hearst Corporation owns many of the most famous newspapers and magazines in the country. Hearst himself was the basis of one of the most famous movies in history in Charles Foster Kane, the title character of Citizen Kane.

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14 5
You must keep your mind on the objective, not on the obstacle.

11 4
You can crush a man with journalism.

8 2
Any man who has the brains to think and the nerve to act for the benefit of the people of the country is considered a radical by those who are content with stagnation and willing to endure disaster.

7 2
Don't be afraid to make a mistake, your readers might like it.

9 5
News is something somebody doesn't want printed; all else is advertising.

6 2
Try to be conspicuously accurate in everything, pictures as well as text. Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it is more interesting.

6 2
All work and no play may make Jim a dull boy, but no work and all play makes Jim all kinds of a jackass.

5 1
We hold that no person or set of persons can properly establish a standard of expression for others.

4 1
A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot.

4 1
We hold that the greatest right in the world is the right to be wrong, that in the exercise thereof people have an inviolable right to express their unbridled thoughts on all topics and personalities, being liable only for the use of that right.

4 1
Putting out a newspaper without promotion is like winking at a girl in the dark -- well-intentioned, but ineffective.

4 2
It is a good thing that women are so easily manipulated. Otherwise, most of us wouldn't be here.

3 1
Whatever begins to be tranquil is gobbled up by something not tranquil.

3 1
If you make a product good enough, even though you live in the depths of the forest, the public will make a path to your door, says the philosopher. But if you want the public in sufficient numbers, you better construct a highway. Advertising is that highway.

3 3
When free discussion is denied, hardening of the arteries of democracy has set in, free institutions are but a lifeless form, and the death of the republic is at hand.

1 1
We must be alarmingly enterprising, and we must be startlingly original, and do new and striking things which constitute a revolution.

2 5
In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all.