Monday, February 13, 2012

Top Magazine Quotes

February 13th is the anniversary of the first magazine published in the United States. The magazine was titled, The American Magazine. 

 Top 11 Magazine Quotes

“A photographer without a magazine behind him is like a farmer without fields.” - Norman Parkinson, New Yorker, 1984

“Editing is the same as quarreling with writers-same thing exactly.” - Harold Ross, Editor, New Yorker

“The story of Harold Ross, the New Yorker and me is a mere footnote to the story of our time, and we might as well face the truth that to researchers of the future, poking about among the ruins of time, we shall all be tiny glitters. But then, so are diamonds.” -  James Thurber

“Whenever I get married, I start buying Gourmet Magazine.” - Nora Ephron, 1983

Time should make enemies and Life should make friends.” - Charles Wittingham, publisher of Life, 1986

“Moving a magazine is like ordering 100,000 gallons of alphabet soup, to go. Last week, in Manhattan, it went.” - James A Linen, Publisher, Time Magazine, 1960

“Broadcasters are storytellers, newspapers are fact-gatherers and organizers of information and news magazines are kind of a hybrid of both.” - Everette E. Dennis, Executive Director, Gannet Center for Media Studies, Columbia, 1985

“Magazine photography is the mural painting of modern times.” - Gene Thornton, 1979

“A publication depends on a great idea, not there being a market out there… You start with an idea rather than trying to get an idea which goes with that market.” - Anderew Heiskell, former Chairman, Time Inc., 1986

“We look like television in print.” - Allen Neuharth, founder USA Today, 1985

“We tell the public which way the cat is jumping. The public will take care of the cat. - Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Publisher, NY Times, 1950

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