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

R
Many a time I have wanted to stop talking and find out what I really believed.
A
Football strategy does not originate in a scrimmage: it is useless to expect solutions in a political compaign.
N
Industry is a better horse to ride than genius.
K
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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