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QUOTE A DAY - September 7, 2017

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JA


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*---- Quotes For The Day ----*

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
--Gore Vidal

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
--Thomas Jefferson

It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.
--Jerry Seinfeld


**--- MYSTERY QUOTE ---**

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

See at the bottom for the answer




*---- More Quotes for the Week ----*

All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it; if the job is forced on them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else.
--H. L. Mencken

But what is the difference between literature and journalism?
...Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
--Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist, 1891

Journalism largely consists of saying 'Lord Jones is Dead' to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive.
--G. K. Chesterton


MYSTERY QUOTE AND ANSWER - DID YOU GUESS CORRECTLY?

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

ANSWER: Norman Mailer, "Esquire", June 1960

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