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A. J. Liebling Quotes

"Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one."
Politics

"People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news."

"The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money."

"I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better."

"An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed."

"Henry Miller may write about revelers self-woven into a human hooked rug, because his ecstasy is solemn."

"Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place."

"Freedom of the press belongs to the man who owns one."

"I take a grave view of the press. It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy."

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