quote by Giambattista Bodoni

The letters don't get their true delight, when done in haste & discomfort, nor merely done with diligence & pain, but first when they are created with love and passion.

— Giambattista Bodoni

Most Powerful Printers quotations

The motto for every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or schoolmaster, ought to be 'Devoted for Life.'

If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.

It's called a pen. It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.

I did some products for the Apple II, most notably the first small low cost thermal printer, the Silent Type.

[Our lab uses] a desktop inkjet printer, but instead of using ink, we're using cells.

There are countless artists whose shoes I am not worthy to polish - whose prints would not pay the printer. The question of judgment is a puzzling one.

Printer's ink has been running a race against gunpowder these many, many years.

Ink is handicapped, in a way, because you can blow up a man with gunpowder in half a second, while it may take twenty years to blow him up with a book. But the gunpowder destroys itself along with its victim, while a book can keep on exploding for centuries.

The paintings are transferred from my computer to a disk, and I can hand it to the printer this way; or I can modem the painting to the printer over the phone lines from my house in Hawaii.

Eventually, if you had a printer that is IPP compliant, that printer will have a Web address and anyone around the world who can get on the Internet can print to that URL.

Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.

I was now ordered to have my writings copied, and put into the printer's hand.

A printer publishes a lie: for which he ought to stand in the pillory, for the people believe in and act upon it

I work closely with the printer to get the final print the way I want it.

My Day Clothes are almost worne out...send the poor printer a few gammons, or some meal, some butter, cheese, poultry, etc.

A printer consists of three main parts: the case, the jammed paper tray and the blinking red light.

No opinion can be trusted; even the facts may be nothing but a printer's error.

Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.

No one person can take credit for the success of a motion picture.

It's strictly a team effort. From the time the story is written to the time the final release print comes off the printer, hundreds of people are involved - each one doing a job - each job contributing to the final product.

The Fates, like an absent-minded printer, seldom allow a single line to stand perfect and unmarred.

The connection between authors, printers, and booksellers must be kept up.

The world has been printing books for 450 years, and yet gunpowder still has a wider circulation. Never mind! Printer's ink is the greater explosive: it will win.

I'm pretty selective. I generally edit the contact sheets and then do work prints. Because I have my own lab and printers, I can afford the luxury of going through the contact sheets for black-and-white, making up work prints, seeing them big, and honing them down.

There is an energy, a romance in writing the first novel that can never be duplicated again. I was entirely absorbed in that world as I wrote the book [The Kite Runner] and to see the final page of that manuscript whir out of the printer was a very special feeling indeed.

The technology for a clothing printer exists but is not packaged in a form that would be suitable for consumer use. With the future potential of printing technology, an at-home clothing printer is a definite possibility. Our challenge was to define the experience.

Line printer paper is strongest at the perforations.

It is the mission of the printer to diffuse light and knowledge by a judicious intermingling of black with white.

The way I make drawings is just with a desktop Epson C88 printer and they are designed to break, they are really cheap. So I bought a lot of them before it became impossible to find them.

My father is not around any more, so I cannot ask him to do my drawings for me.

So, I had to find a different way. And I came up with the solution to use the printers then; I wasn't doing anything complicated. The nature of the printer is efficiency in itself and about working, being productive.

The jour printer with gray head and gaunt jaws works at his case, He turns his quid of tobacco, while his eyes blur with the manuscript.

My father could have been deported because on his immigration application he said that he was a printer, obviously because he didn't want them to be checking his writings.

Printer's ink, when it spells out a doctor's promise to cure, is one of the subtlest and most dangerous of poisons.

Millions of people are provided with their thoughts as with their clothes;

authors, printers, booksellers, and newsmen stand, in relation to their minds, simply as shoemakers and tailors stand to their bodies.

My children were all made from paper and printer's ink.

Normally I do all my own post work. It's not that I do it better than anyone else, I just do it my way. I make decisions. People who print at labs are probably far better printers, but they won't make my decisions mid-process. I don't want to be out of the loop. I want to be a photographer and do all of it.