1. 10

    There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die.

  2. 9

    A publisher is a specialized form of bank or building society, catering for customers who cannot cope with life and are therefore forced to write about it.

  3. 8

    The walls are the publishers of the poor.

  4. 7

    Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.

  5. 6

    Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

  6. 5

    Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day, like those of a baseball player.

  7. 4

    When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it.

  8. 3

    The profoundest thought or passion sleeps as in a mine, until an equal mind and heart finds and publishes it.

  9. 2

    There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.

  10. 1

    Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.