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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."
Democracy is much too important to be left to public opinion.

Many a time I have wanted to stop talking and find out what I really believed.
Football strategy does not originate in a scrimmage: it is useless to expect solutions in a political compaign.
Industry is a better horse to ride than genius.
I would have carved on the portals of the National Press Club, "Put not your trust in princes." Only the very rarest of princes can endure even a little criticism, and few of them can put up with even a pause in the adulation.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
A: A Preface to Politics, ch. 3 (1914).
N: Quoted in Cleveland Amory and Earl Blackwell eds "Celebrity Register," Harper & Row 63
K: Farewell to colleagues; in NY "Times," 26 May 67

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