Media Quotes

The curse of me & my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.
Ezra Loomis Pound
Napoleon bonaparte - never awake me when you have good news to...

What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
W. H. Auden
Reprimand not a child immediately on the offence. Wait till the irritation has been replaced by serenity.
Moses Hasid
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
Peter Drucke
Infinite patience brings immediate results.
Wayne W Dye

We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us.
Stephen Covey
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
The cost of a things is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Henry David Thoreau
One of the most difficult tasks confronting philosophers is to descend from the world of thought to the actual world. Language is the immediate actuality of thought. Just as philosophers have given thought an independent existence, so they were bound to make language into an independent realm.
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, German Ideology, Chapter 3
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Voltaire
Creator: a comedian whose audience is afraid to laugh.
H. L. Mencken
Man is only man at the surface. Remove the skin, dissect, and immediately you come to machinery.
Paul Valery
By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions.
Richard Buckminster Fulle
Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.
Slovenian Prove
H. l. mencken - imagine the creator as a stand up commedian - and...
Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
Woody Allen
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Henry David Thoreau
In the long run you only hit what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
The Fanaticism which discards the Scripture, under the pretense of resorting to immediate revelations is subversive of every principle of Christianity. For when they boast extravagantly of the Spirit, the tendency is always to bury the Word of God so they may make room for their own falsehoods.
John Calvin
The effects of kindness are not always seen immediately, Sometimes it takes years until your kindness will pay off, And is returned to you. And sometimes you never see the fruits of your labors, But they are there, Deep inside of the soul of the one you touched.
Dan Kelly
Whoever controls the media - - The images - - Controls the culture.
Allen Ginsberg
No matter how much spin, effort, lunch or dinner you give the media, they will not fail to notice whether you have won or lost.
Robin Renwick, former British ambassador to the United States
I will remember the works of the Lord surely I will remember thy wonders of old. I will mediate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.
Psalm 7711, 12 Bible
No man of genuinely superior intelligence has ever been an actor. Even supposing a young man of appreciable mental powers to be lured upon the stage, as philosophers are occasionally lured into bordellos, his mind would be inevitably and almost immediately destroyed by the gaudy nonsense issuing from his mouth every night.
H. L. Mencken
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good.
Samuel Johnson, Taxation No Tyranny
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history therefore, we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone therefore, we are saved by love.
Reinhold Niebuh
There are people whom one loves immediately and forever. Even to know they are alive in the world with one is quite enough.
Nancy Spain
Nothing is beautiful, only man on this piece of navety rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second nothing is ugly but degenerate man - The domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Whoops is a word that should never be said by some professions - Pilots, Racing car drivers, and hair colourists come immediately to mind but Dentists also have to be up in the top five.
Richard Stubbs, Comedian, Book - " Still Life".
I have never been able, really, to regret anything in all my life. I have always been far much too absorbed in the present moment or the immediate future to think back.
Albert Camus, The Strange
As surgeons keep their instruments and knives always at hand for cases requiring immediate treatment, so shouldst thou have thy thoughts ready to understand things divine and human, remembering in thy every act, even the smallest, how close is the bond that unites the two.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
It is the contention of this observer that few homicides due to shooting could be avoided merely if a firearm were not immediately present, and that the offender would select some other weapon to achieve the same destructive goal.
Marvin E. Wolfgang
Experience is an asset of which no worker can be cheated, no matter how selfish or greedy his immediate employer may be.
Napolean Hill
By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness.
Eric Sevareid
Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy.
Charles Peters
The process of creating new, democratic organs of government power is beginning, and, as never before, the greatest responsibility rests with the broadcast media.
Eduard Sagalaev
The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer.
Henry Kissinger, New York Times, Oct. 28, 1973
The intermediate stage between socialism and capitalism is alcoholism.
Norman Brenne