- All human life is there.
News of the World; used by Maurice Smelt in the late 1950s; see James: the
- All the news that's fit to print.
New York Times, from 1896; coined by its proprietor Adolph S. Ochs (1858–1935): motto of the
- I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.
Times 29 March 1960 1897–1960 British Labour politician: in
- Small earthquake in Chile. Not many dead.
the words with which Cockburn claimed to have won a competition at The Times for the dullest headline
In Time of Trouble (1956) ch. 10 1904–81 British writer and journalist:
- Let us today drudge on about our inescapably impossible task of providing every week a first rough draft of a history that will never be completed about a world we can never really understand.
Newsweek correspondents, London, 29 April 1963 1915–63 American newspaper publisher: remarks to
- Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle.
The Portable Thomas Jefferson (1977) 1743–1826 American Democratic Republican statesman, 3rd President 1801–9: letter to John Norvell, 14 June 1807, in
- A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
Observer 26 November 1961 1915–2005 American dramatist: in
- Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets. 1769–1821 French monarch, emperor 1804–15: attributed from the late 19th century
- The power of the press is very great, but not so great as the power of suppress.
Daily Mail 1918; Reginald Rose and Geoffrey Harmsworth Northcliffe (1959) 1865–1922 British newspaper proprietor: office message,
- A newspaper should have no friends.
Joseph Pulitzer: his life and letters (1926) ch. 1 1847–1911 Hungarian-born American newspaper proprietor and editor: Don C. Seitz
- Well, all I know is what I read in the papers.
New York Times 30 September 1923 1879–1935 American actor and humorist: in
- Ever noticed that no matter what happens in one day, it exactly fits in the newspaper?
Mail on Sunday 11 February 2007 1954– American comedian: in
- Freedom of the press in Britain means freedom to print such of the proprietor's prejudices as the advertisers don't object to.
Swaff (1974) ch. 2 1879–1962 British journalist: Tom Driberg