Journal Quotes

Poetry is the journal of ...

Poetry is the journal of the sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air.
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"Don’t look for me in the crowd, come...

"Don’t look for me in the crowd, come find me in solitude. I never fit in, was never supposed to…" --The Minds Journal
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The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest i...

The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest in some fresh triviality or other every day, whereas only three or four books in a lifetime give us anything that is of real importance. Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
📅︎ Aug 07
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"If journalism is good,...

"If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature. - Julian Assange
📅︎ Apr 14
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"In journalism, there has always be...

"In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right." — Ellen Goodman
📅︎ Mar 20
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"Journalism is the first r...

"Journalism is the first rough draft of history" - Philip L. Graham, Washington Post
📅︎ Apr 23
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"A satisfied life is better than a successful life. Becaus...

"A satisfied life is better than a successful life. Because our success is measured by others, but our satisfaction is measured by our own soul, mind and heart." - The Minds Journal
📅︎ Feb 25
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“Some people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism -- wh...

“Some people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism -- which is true, but they miss the point. It was the built-in blind spots of the Objective rules and dogma that allowed Nixon to slither into the White House in the first place.” - Hunter S. Thompson
📅︎ Feb 07
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"Rock journalism is people who can't ...

"Rock journalism is people who can't write interviewing people who can't talk for people who can't read." — Frank Zappa
📅︎ Aug 01
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"The most important skill in journalism...

"The most important skill in journalism is the ability to accurately quote the people on the other side." --Terry Mattingly
📅︎ Jun 23
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"The point of journalism is t...

"The point of journalism is the truth. The point is not to improve society." -Sebastian Junger
📅︎ Mar 06
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"Journalism is printing what someone ...

"Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations." - George Orwell
📅︎ Feb 07
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“Writing gives you the illusion of control, and then you realize it's...

“Writing gives you the illusion of control, and then you realize it's just an illusion, that people are going to bring their own stuff into it.” David Sedaris, Interview in Louisville Courrier-Journal, June 5, 2005.
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"The difference between literature and j...

"The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable, and literature is not read." - Oscar Wilde
📅︎ Apr 08
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“Journalism is printing what someone ...

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” ― George Orwell
📅︎ Jan 25
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"Journalism is printing what someone ...

"Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed; everything else is public relations." -- George Orwell
📅︎ Feb 25
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Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’...

Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see how that feels. Often, that’s a perfectly adequate explanation. ― Wall Street Journal
📅︎ Feb 12
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"That’s what it was like to be Einstein in 1905: You publish a groundbreaking paper that helps...

"That’s what it was like to be Einstein in 1905: You publish a groundbreaking paper that helps lay the foundations of quantum mechanics, and for which you later win the Nobel Prize, but it’s only the second-most important paper that you publish in that issue of the journal." -Sean Carroll
📅︎ Feb 18
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Get a good map of where you are and where you’re going. Keep a journal of how you spend you...

Get a good map of where you are and where you’re going. Keep a journal of how you spend your hours. Track your progress. Tell friends what you’re up to. Peer pressure can be used to your advantage. I am working on a new novel. I hope you will keep bugging me until it’s finished.
📅︎ Mar 06
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“I am afraid. Of what? Life withou...

“I am afraid. Of what? Life without having lived, chiefly.” - Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals, 1950-1962
📅︎ Aug 17
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"Journalism is printing what someone ...

"Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations." - George Orwell
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"We die, we die, we die. I remind myself over and over again, absorbing it, b...

"We die, we die, we die. I remind myself over and over again, absorbing it, because it allows me to breathe deeper and love harder and feel each speck of air, each molecule, fill my lungs and release." ~ Lynn Shattuck via elephant journal
📅︎ Jul 01
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Airlines clean their blankets...

Airlines clean their blankets every five to 30 days, or 'as needed."—Wall Street Journal (2007)
📅︎ Jun 26
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Though surveillance cameras complicate the life of the burglar, in some ways break-i...

Though surveillance cameras complicate the life of the burglar, in some ways break-ins have never been easier. Home layouts are often displayed on real-estate sites like Zillow. Google Street View allows burglars to case a house in advance.—Wall Street Journal
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“Journalism is printing what someone ...

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” - George Orwell
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Papers in high impact journals suffer from ...

Papers in high impact journals suffer from irreproducibility at almost the same rate as those in lower impact journals.—Ahmed Alkhateeb
📅︎ Jul 29
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"Journalism is printing what someone ...

"Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations." -George Orwell
📅︎ Jul 02
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"Objective journalism is one of the main r...

"Objective journalism is one of the main reasons american politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long." Hunter S. Thompson
📅︎ Mar 24
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"Being authentic has become a great by-pass for personal ...

"Being authentic has become a great by-pass for personal responsibility just as much as it has become a moniker for “keeping it real.”" ~ Louis D. Lo Praeste on elephant journal.
📅︎ Jul 01
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“Some people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism- whi...

“Some people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism- which is true, but they miss the point. It was the built-in blind spots of the Objective rules and dogma that allowed Nixon to slither into the White House in the first place.” —Hunter S. Thompson
📅︎ Dec 14
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“Journalism is printing what someone ...

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” (George Orwell)
📅︎ Jun 28
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The difference between literature and ...

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is unread. - Oscar Wilde
📅︎ May 21
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“Journalism is printing what someone ...

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed, everything else is public relations.” ― George Orwell
📅︎ Feb 18
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"...all good journali...

"...all good journalism makes someone powerful angry." -Glenn Greenwald
📅︎ Oct 02
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"Real journalism can always be identified by th...

"Real journalism can always be identified by the way it makes normal people sometimes feel very uncomfortable about the world." ~ Charles M Madigan
📅︎ Jul 07
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