Walter Lippmann

Walter Lippmann

was an American intellectual, writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War
True opinions can prevail only if the facts to which they refer are known; if they are not known, false ideas are just as effective as true ones, if not a little more effective.More Walter Lippmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A free press is not a privilege but an organic necessity in a great society. Without criticism and reliable and intelligent reporting, the government cannot govern. For there is no adequate way in which it can keep itself informed about what the people of the country are thinking and doing and wanting.More Walter Lippmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Many a time I have wanted to stop talking and find out what I really believed.More Walter Lippmann quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For the newspaper is in all literalness the bible of democracy, the book out of which a people determines its conduct. It is the only serious book most people read. It is the only book they read every day.More Walter Lippmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What each man does is based not on direct and certain knowledge, but on pictures made by himself or given to him....The way in which the world is imagined determines at any particular moment what men will do.More Walter Lippmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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William Hazlitt A thought must tell at once, or not at all. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Ulysses Grant I would like to call your attention to ... an evil that, if allowed to continue, will probably lead to great trouble ... It is the accumulation of vast amounts of untaxed church property. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jacques-Yves Cousteau Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie every environmental problem we face today [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Magnus Carlsen I spend hours playing chess because I find it so much fun. The day it stops being fun is the day I give up. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Margaret Mahy I, personally, have found reading a continual support to writing. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More