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Walter Lippmann
(1889-1974) born on
Sep 23
US journalist, editor, author. He won Pulitzers 1958, 1962, for his syndicated column, "Today and Tomorrow."
         
   
F
While the right to talk may be the beginning of freedom, the necessity of listening is what makes that right important.

R
When all think alike, then no one is thinking.
A
The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
N
The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic, but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth.
K
The opposition is indispensable. A good statesman, like any other sensible human being, always learns more from his opponents than from his fervent supporters.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Reader's Digest," 1 Jun 1971.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: "Public Opinion," ch. 17, 1922.
K: "The Indispensable Opposition," in Atlantic Monthly, 1939.
   


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