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A. J. Liebling
(1904-1963) born on
Oct 18
US journalist, author. He wrote NY city histories and a column for the "New Yorker" called "Wayward Press," 1946-63.
         
   
F
People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.

R
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
A
The way to write is well, and how is your own business.
N
I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.
K
If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A Talkative Something or Other" in "New Yorker," 7 Apr 1956.
R: In "The Paper: The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune," by Richard Kluger, 1986.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.
K: "The Press," 1975.
   


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