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Creative Quotations from . . .
William Randolph Hearst
(1863-1951) born on
Apr 29
US newspaper publisher. He founded the nation's largest newspaper chain; his "yellow journalism" to promote social reform profoundly influenced journalism.
         
   
F
Try to be conspicuously accurate in everything, pictures as well as text. Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it is more interesting.

R
A politician will do anything to keep his job -- even become a patriot.
A
In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all.
N
Don't be afraid to make a mistake, your readers might like it.
K
If you make a product good enough . . . the public will make a path to your door, says the philosopher. But if you want the public in sufficient numbers, you would better construct a highway. Advertising is that highway.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Letter of Instruction to Hearst Publishers, 25 Sep 1929.
R: Recalled on his death 14 Aug 1951.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
   


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