Communication

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A journalist is a grumbler, a censurer, a giver of advice, a regent of sovereigns, a tutor of nations. Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets
There are laws to protect the freedom of the press's speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press
Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid
The press is like a woman: sublime when it lies, it will not let go until it has forced you to believe it. The public, like a foolish husband, always succumbs
Journalism is a giant catapult set in motion by pigmy hatreds
For the journalist, anything probable is gospel truth
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words or in good order
There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community
When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind
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