quote by Mark Twain

If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed.

— Mark Twain

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Reading newspapers quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

Take your Bible and take your newspaper, and read both. But interpret newspapers from your Bible.

If I read the newspaper I come out dirtier than I went in.

If I read my Bible, I come out cleaner than I went in, and I like being clean!

Reading newspapers quote Reading is dreaming with open eyes.
Reading is dreaming with open eyes.
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The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing, but newspapers.

Oh, how few find time for prayer! There is time for everything else, time to sleep and time to eat, time to read the newspaper and the novel, time to visit friends, time for everything else under the sun, but-no time for prayer, the most important of all things, the one great essential!


Dig a trench through a landfill and you will see layers of phone books like geographical strata or layers of cake.... During a recent landfill dig in Phoenix, I found newspapers dating from 1952 that looked so fresh you might read one over breakfast.

Reading newspapers quote Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. T
Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.

Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times, since he never gets to see or hear anything else.

People read newspapers far more than they read the Word of God and then we wonder way America is in the mess she's in today. This is the Book that made America great, but since it's been kicked out, we've seen America go under and down.

I am a candid interview and I have a dark and dry sense of humor - a very Canadian sense of humor and I am only learning now stupidly that you can't read tongue. When I say something funny in a newspaper and I meant it to be funny, it doesn't read that way.

Reading newspapers quote You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.
You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.

People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.


Reading the morning newspaper is the realist's morning prayer.

I have never been particularly good with languages.

Despite a dozen years of Hebrew school and a lifetime of praying in the language, I'm ashamed to admit that I still can't read an Israeli newspaper. Besides English, the only language I speak with any degree of fluency is Spanish.

Reading newspapers quote Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.

Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.

Read a lot - poems, prose, stories, newspapers, anything.

Read books and poems that you think you will like and some that you think might not be for you. You might be surprised.

A job on a newspaper is a special thing.

Every day you take something that you found out about, and you put it down and in a matter of hours it becomes a product. Not just a product like a can or something. It is a personal product that people, a lot of people, take the time to sit down and read.

Reading newspapers quote Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.

I'm fully aware that if I were to change professions tomorrow, become an astronaut and be the first man to land on Mars, the headlines in the newspapers would read: `Mr. Darcy Lands on Mars.

The media wants a nice guy, so I can give that to them.

I figured I could be myself in this interview since no one's gonna read this JV newspaper.

I never did like the idea of sitting on newspapers.

I did it once, and all the headlines came off on my white pants. On the level! It actually happened. Nobody bought a paper that day. They just followed me around over town and read the news on the seat of my pants.

Reading newspapers quote The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you
The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.

Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.

I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments.


Is it not true that no two human beings understand anything whatsoever about each other, that those who consider themselves bosom friends may be utterly mistaken about their fellow and, failing to realize this sad truth throughout a lifetime, weep when they read in the newspapers about his death?

Reading newspapers quote Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while.

The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.

Every morning our newspapers could read, 'More than 20,000 people perished yesterday of extreme poverty.' How? The poor die in hospital wards that lack drugs, in villages that lack antimalarial bed nets, in houses that lack safe drinking water. They die namelessly, without public comment. Sadly, sad stories rarely get written.

I just think Barack [Obama], he doesn't dig being asked at all.

He's got a bit of an imperious nature about him. I guess nobody has told him that nobody reads newspapers anymore. That is a dying art form.

Reading newspapers quote You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop readin
You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

I do not read newspapers. I do not watch television. I am not interested in current events, although I will occasionally discuss them if other people want to discuss them.


It was a show where you were given a quote out of current events and you had to identify who said it. I was reading eight newspapers a day and had compiled a file of about 300 quotes. I really had to do my research. The White House press didn't have to bone up on any of it.

Whether it is television, radio, newspapers, magazines, books or the Internet, a few giant conglomerates are determining what we see, hear and read.

Reading newspapers quote I went away in my head, into a book.
I went away in my head, into a book.

I've been interested in cartooning all my life.

I read the comics as a kid, and I did cartoons for high school publications - the newspaper and yearbook and soon. In college, I got interested in political cartooning and did political cartoons.

Assemble a mob of men and women previously conditioned by a daily reading of the newspapers; treat them to amplified band music, bright lights...and in next to no time you can reduce them to a state of almost mindless subhumanity. Never before have so few been in a position to make fools, maniacs, or criminals of so many.

The simultaneous reactions elicited all over the world by the reading of newspaper dispatches about the same events create, as it were, a common mental pulse beat for the whole of civilized mankind.

Reading newspapers quote We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming.
We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming.

Most of us live for the critic, and he lives on us.

He doesn't sacrifice himself. He gets so much a line for writing a criticism. If the birds should read the newspapers, they would all take to changing their notes. The parrots would exchange with the nightingales, and what a farce it would be!

Fifty percent of people won't vote, and fifty percent don't read newspapers.

I hope it's the same fifty percent.

I don't care a straw for your newspaper articles, my constituents don't know how to read, but they can't help seeing them damned pictures.

By the end of the 20th Century there will be a generation to whom it will not be injurious to read a dozen quire of newspapers daily, to be constantly called to the telephone... and to live half their time in a railway carriage or in a flying machine.

Honestly, I don't read newspapers, magazines, whatever.

They're just not part of my lexicon. I don't want to be manipulated, or manipulated about other people's work.

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