113 Total Quotes

Canadian Journalist Quotes

Good stories flow like honey. Bad stories stick in the craw. A bad story? One that cannot be absorbed on the first time of reading.
Arthur Christiansen
#Canadian Journalist

Washington couldn't tell a lie, Nixon couldn't tell the truth, and Reagan couldn't tell the difference.
Mort Sahl
#Canadian Journalist

When Nike says, just do it, that's a message of empowerment. Why aren't the rest of us speaking to young people in a voice of inspiration?
Naomi Klein
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
We had an apartment on west side of Central Park. The rent was very reasonable. We found out later that it belonged to a gangster called Legs Diamond and it was a front to his headquarters. It was fine.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves.
Adrienne Clarkson
#Canadian Journalist

Sometimes we read or hear too much news that makes us fearful or suspicious of others. We can forget that most of the people that we know, or at least encounter regularly, are decent and friendly.
Adrienne Clarkson
#Canadian Journalist

To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.
Adrienne Clarkson
#Canadian Journalist

Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone.
Adrienne Clarkson
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A tax-supported, compulsory educational system is the complete model of the totalitarian state.
Isabel Paterson
#Canadian Journalist

Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice, some uplift of the heart and spirit.
Robert MacNeil
#Canadian Journalist

Reagan won because he ran against Jimmy Carter. If he ran unopposed he would have lost.
Mort Sahl
#Canadian Journalist

Put simply, I want to treat my readers as partners and not crooks. There is no future in calling your most active promoters crooks.
Cory Doctorow
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
I always told Hitch that it would have been better to put seats around the set and sell tickets.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
It's much easier, for example, to play a heroin addict and you're withdrawing - you tear the ceiling off - that's much easier than it is to come in and say, 'Hello.' Or, 'I love you'. When you judge it in that way, the heavy isn't as difficult.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

We didn't see what happened after mortars landed, only the puff of smoke. There were horrors that were completely left out of this war. So was this journalism? Or was this coverage?
Ashleigh Banfield
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
It was amazing that a play that seems dated in this world... A man whose best friend is a six-foot white rabbit... But it caught on, especially with young people - they surprised me most of all.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
One time they traded me for seven horses. Seven stunt horses.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

No law can give power to private persons; every law transfers power from private persons to government.
Isabel Paterson
#Canadian Journalist

Those looking for ideology in the White House should consider this: For the men who rule our world, rules are for other people.
Naomi Klein
#Canadian Journalist

Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn't filled with hope, someone will fill it with fear.
Naomi Klein
#Canadian Journalist

I've had some of the best and most traumatizing experiences at NBC.
Ashleigh Banfield
#Canadian Journalist

As freak legislation, the antitrust laws stand alone. Nobody knows what it is they forbid.
Isabel Paterson
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
When it came to kissing, Harlow was the best.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
I was going to be an architect. I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had a scholarship to go back to Princeton and get my Masters in architecture. I'd done theatricals in college, but I'd done them because it was fun.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
If I had my career over again? Maybe I'd say to myself, speed it up a little.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
Frank called me one day and said, 'I have an idea for a movie, why don't you come over and I'll tell you?' So I went over and we sat down and he said, 'This picture starts in heaven'. That shook me.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
This was the time of training, when you were learning your craft, and I don't think that you can work too hard at that particular time.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
I'd like to do Harvey again. I did it two years ago with Helen Hayes in New York. It was a joy. I was so glad to do it again because I never thought I did it right the first time.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
I always stayed for the first curtain call and people always said, 'Who's that?' But this got me started in acting.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist

James Stewart
I lasted one night. They said my playing spoiled people's appetites.
James Stewart
#Canadian Journalist