Editor Quotes

People pretend they love celebs but what they really want is to see their idols torn down t...

People pretend they love celebs but what they really want is to see their idols torn down to their level. They want to see them suffer, to get their comeuppance for daring to be so much succesful than them. -Donovan D. Dawson, Chief Editor of The Augmented Eye, From Va-11 Hall-A.
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"Democracy becomes a gover...

"Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors". Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Anyone nit-picking enough to write a lette...

"Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it." β€” Alvin Toffler
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"Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose b...

"Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed." β€” Elbert Hubbard
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"Some editors are fail...

"Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers." β€” T. S. Eliot
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"A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stampe...

"A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor." β€” Ring Lardner
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"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending sc...

"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all." - H. L. Mencken US editor (1880 - 1956)
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"Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose b...

"Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed." β€” Elbert Hubbard
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"No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep...

"No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep in his heart that the world is a better place for his having lived." - Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder and editor of The Chicago Defender, the most widely circulated black newspaper in the US
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"Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose b...

"Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed." β€” Elbert Hubbard
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I'm not a terribly goo...

I'm not a terribly good writer, but I'm a persistent editor.β€”Mark Haddon
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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Whenever a book is successful you can bet the author, agent, editor, and ...

Whenever a book is successful you can bet the author, agent, editor, and publisher will encourage another book even without any real new content. That is why I never buy a best selling author's second book.β€”Amazon book reviewer
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History is a vast early warni...

History is a vast early warning system. -Norman Cousins, editor and author (24 Jun 1915-1990)
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I like the pluralism of modernity; it doesn't threaten me or my faith. And if one's fai...

I like the pluralism of modernity; it doesn't threaten me or my faith. And if one's faith is dependent on being reinforced in every aspect of other people's lives, then it is a rather insecure faith, don't you think? -Andrew Sullivan, author and editor (b. 10 Aug 1963)
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"Only kings, presidents, editors, an...

"Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial "we." - Mark Twain
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"I’ve been too fucking busyβ€”and vice versa." ~ ...

"I’ve been too fucking busyβ€”and vice versa." ~ Dorothy Parker, (in response to a letter from her editor asking for more stories during her honeymoon)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 07
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The causes which destroyed the ancient republics were numero...

The causes which destroyed the ancient republics were numerous; but in Rome, one principal cause was the vast inequality of fortunes. –Noah Webster American editor and writer (1758-1843)
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