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Best New York Times Quotes

  1. “I was challenged to a fistfight by Margo Jefferson, the Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Times writer, who is part of a feminist clique at the Times, which believes that Black men are the principal threat to the women of the world.” ~ Ishmael Reed
  2. “There are a lot of sources of information out there, so why don’t you curate for yourself a list, like a real timeline of information, like the New York Times, or JetBlue, or your friends, or this comedian, or this guy who pretends to be a cat, or whatever it is, whatever entertains you, whatever you find useful.” ~ Biz Stone
  3. “Hillary Clinton has reportedly accepted Barack Obama’s offer to become secretary of state. That’s what they’re saying in the New York Times. Yeah, according to Bill Clinton, this is the first time in 20 years that Hillary has said ‘yes.'” ~ Conan O’Brien
  4. “Before the New York Times starts running “Portraits in Grief” of former Enron employees, it’s worth remembering that even after the collapse, Enron stock is still worth more than the entire Social Security “trust fund.”” ~ Ann Coulter

  5. “What if the New York Times gave out free, cheap Kindles to everyone and said this is how we’re doing it now. You know? Maybe that’s a way to go. The technology gets cheaper and cheaper, and at some point, it has to be cheaper than all these trucks and all this gas, to just say, let’s give away a Kindle to everyone.” ~ Biz Stone
  6. “I never thought to look at the New York Times one, even though I knew people were pissed off. I’ve seen YouTube videos from people who are pissed off at me about that and that takes a lot of effort to go find.” ~ Joel Stein
  7. “Between 1995 and 2005, the prison population grew by 30 percent, meaning an additional half-million criminals were behind bars, rather than lurking in dark alleys with switchblades. You can well imagine liberals’ surprise when the crime rate went down as more criminals were put in prison. The New York Times was reduced to running querulous articles with headlines like Number in Prison Grows Despite Crime Reduction and As Crime Rate Drops, the Prison Rate Rises and the Debate Rages.” ~ Ann Coulter
  8. “A “New York Times”/CBS poll found 59 percent of the country didn`t think Sarah Palin was prepare for the job that John McCain had picked her for.” ~ Rachel Maddow

  9. “When you have the national narrative being “crack is awful and black people are using it,” why go against that narrative when you want to get that publication in The New York Times or wherever? It encourages people to play right into it.” ~ Carl Hart
  10. “I have three boys. And I wanted to make sure it connected with them and then those guys who grew up like me, in environments like me. And then I knew something about science that your New York Times reader would be interested in. So I was thinking about it in multiple ways: I’ll connect with the people who grew up like me first, and then the New York Times reader will be interested in the science because it’s so good and they want to be “in the know.”” ~ Carl Hart
  11. “I had ancestors who were slave-holders, which is a difficult piece of family history to say the least. In a recent New York Times article on the subject of modern attitudes toward our slave-holding past, the writer noted that we all want to be from “innocent origins.” I _know_ I’m not. Then again, I suspect most of us are not.” ~ Laura Lippman
  12. “You need fighters like me to battle because frankly The New York Times and the Washington Post are not going to fight the fights that I do.” ~ Al Goldstein

  13. “I ain’t no author, man . . . my writing skills are not of “New York Times” best-seller quality, trust and believe it ain’t. My vocabulary ain’t.” ~ Steve Harvey
  14. “To be No. 1 on the ‘New York Times’ best-seller list, well, that’s alarming. Having been a stand-up comedian, I think it’s surprising to a lot of people that I had the insight I had.” ~ Steve Harvey
  15. “My worry about the New York Times is that it’s got the only position as a national elitist general-interest paper. So the network news picks up its cues from the Times. And local papers do too. It has a huge influence. And we’d love to challenge it.” ~ Rupert Murdoch
  16. “‘The New York Times’ thing… I think any actor would be thrilled to be profiled in that paper.” ~ John Hawkes

  17. “I really like to read when I’m eating – ‘The New York Times’ or the ‘Wall Street Journal,’ paper version.” ~ Kevin Nealon
  18. “Here is what we know after more than a decade of Republican rule: Texas works. Even ‘The New York Times’ let it slip into its pages that, ‘Texas is the future.'” ~ Rick Perry
  19. “I must be honest. I can only read so many paragraphs of a New York Times story before I puke.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  20. “I am the one person who can truthfully say, I got my job through the New York Times.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  21. “There is no more respected or influential forum in the field of journalism than the New York Times. I look forward, with great anticipation, to contributing to its op-ed page” ~ Ted Koppel
  22. “The New York times’ long-standing motto, ‘All the News That’s Fit to Print,’ should be changed to reflect today’s reality: ‘Manufacturing News to Fit an Ideology.'” ~ Thomas Sowell
  23. “I think The New York Times is one of the most dishonest media outlets I`ve ever seen in my life. The worst. The worst. The absolute worse. They have an agenda that you wouldn`t believe.” ~ Donald Trump
  24. “People understand who Donald Trump is. There was a lawsuit against him for housing discrimination, racial discrimination against African-Americans that`s been in “The New York Times”. Decades ago with “The New York Times”.” ~ Chris Hayes

  25. “Donald Trump claims – he did interview after the debate where he said, well, gosh, you can’t find Americans to do these jobs to be waiters or waitresses or bellhops. What ridiculous nonsense. “The New York Times” reported roughly 300 Americans applied for those jobs. He only hired 17. Instead, he brought in foreign workers, because they’re captive workers because you can pay them less because they can’t leave.” ~ Ted Cruz
  26. “I have one rave New York Times review framed next to a flop Los Angeles Times review. And it’s for the same show. These people watched the same show. That’s what happens. They love it, they hate it.” ~ Bruce Vilanch
  27. “I always loved watching and reading family-friendly mysteries growing up, like the shows Murder, She Wrote and Nancy Drew, and am thrilled to be bringing these New York Times best-selling books right into your living room on the small screen.” ~ Candace Cameron
  28. “One of my favorite apps is VSCO, which is for editing photos. I think they have great filters. And then I read the New York Times.” ~ Kiernan Shipka

  29. “We did a campaign here with New York Times. We had a great ad: “Today in America, someone will kill an elephant for a bracelet.” We became sensitized in our society. Now there are four or five billion people in Asia who need to get this message. We need to use social media, print magazines, celebrities – anything we can to share this message. It’s not cool, it’s not okay. You are destroying beautiful animals. You are robbing a continent of its wealth. And you are hurting a lot of innocent people.” ~ Patrick Bergin
  30. “The New York Times is an institution that attracts careerists, who are drawn to power and access. This gave me a kind of a free hand. The kind of work that I wanted to do, most of the other reporters didn’t want to do. I was not doing lunch. I was not sucking up to officials. I was writing from the street.” ~ Chris Hedges
  31. “Not only has [Donlald] Trump adopted that tactic attacking usual suspects like The New York Times and The Washington Post, but he`s turning it back on the conservative media who invented it in the first place.” ~ Chris Hayes

  32. “People are taking a closer look at Donald Trump. I think the best look they got was at the last debate. I think Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio prosecuted their case effectively. Donald doesn’t have some great answers. When they talk, for instance, about immigration and releasing those tapes from The New York Times, we began talking about flexibility and immigration.” ~ Mitt Romney
  33. “The New York Times made you or broke you.” ~ John Leguizamo
  34. “Peter Schweizer’s book, Clinton Cash, is not discredited. It has been quoted on the front page of the New York Times and the Washington Post.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  35. “Kati with an I was a New York Times Critics’ Pick and I was really happy that it got a run uptown in Harlem at the Maysles Cinema, which is a great space but isn’t necessarily the most well attended for a week-long screening.” ~ Robert Greene

  36. “My daughter wrote a book. She is a New York Times Bestselling Author. Fabulous. Couldn’t be more proud. She also has no health insurance. A 401 K? Dream on! My daughter left her stable corporate job to be a writer without dental benefits or a savings account, a.k.a. my worst nightmare.” ~ Kate Siegel
  37. “I was the first – I was extremely unpopular with the establishment of the United States, particularly the New York Times was always an enemy, and Time magazine, off and on, the enemy, because I said things and took positions that other people didn’t do.” ~ Gore Vidal
  38. “When I did get married, and specifically after I got married and the New York Times style section featured my wedding in the vows column, which is really traditionally kind of seen as an elitist column, and it is, but I was happy to be in it. I thought it was good that they were covering a feminist wedding.” ~ Jessica Valenti
  39. “The New York Times had not become The New York Times overnight. It had to earn its reputation day-by-day.” ~ Andrew Sullivan

  40. “Flexibility. Oh, that’s pretty clearly saying that what Donald Trump said to The New York Times is very different than what he’s saying to the American people. He is not the real deal. He is a phony.” ~ Mitt Romney
  41. “It wasn’t a direct route. I began as a freelance reporter. That’s an important distinction, because people who rise through the ranks of The New York Times become vetted, conditioned, harassed, and shaped by the institution. That never happened to me.” ~ Chris Hedges
  42. “Look, there’s no denying that comics have moved dramatically into the mainstream in North American culture in the last 10 years, and for someone like me who’s always tried to make a living at it, it’s been great, I’m very grateful for it. But at the same time, it’s not a subculture-y thing anymore; it’s something that’s in the New York Times and the New Yorker.” ~ Adrian Tomine
  43. “When a colleague of mine had a notable New York Times book, I said, turn one of the chapters in the collection into a pitch for a novel and sell it to your publisher.” ~ Julianna Baggott

  44. “Republican Congressman Pete Hoekstra has charged the Bush administration with keeping programs secret from Congress. Somehow no one from Congress reads the New York Times, I guess.” ~ Jay Leno
  45. “How does the [New York] Times treat White pathology? They reported an epidemic of heroin addiction in the Philadelphia suburbs. which included emergency admissions and overdoses; these White people in the suburbs were doing heroin like it was going out of style. I counted the words: the article consisted of 200 words. “Heroin Epidemic” in the back section. Out here in California, the typical drug addict is a housewife or suburban White woman.” ~ Ishmael Reed
  46. “Richard Price got a million-dollar advance on one fake film book based on a paragraph outline and is able to seduce gullible White reviewers who know less about ghetto life than he. The New York Times has devoted more space to Price’s tourist, ghetto writing than to any Black writer in history.” ~ Ishmael Reed
  47. “A handful of us determine what will be on the evening news broadcasts, or, for that matter, in the New York Times or Washington Post or Wall Street Journal. Indeed it is a handful of us with this awesome power. And those [news stories] available to us already have been culled and re-culled by persons far outside our control.” ~ Walter Cronkite
  48. “I was the only guy who is referred to as Mr. Smith in the New York Times and in the same week as Sexy Rexy in some teen magazine.” ~ Rex Smith

  49. “If conservatives come to control the White House and both Houses of Congress, there will be very little change in Hollywood, the network evening news, universities, church bureaucracies, the New York Times, or the Washington Post. Institutions that are overwhelmingly left-liberal will continue to misinform the public and distort public discourse.” ~ Robert Bork
  50. “Politicians, you know Harry Reid hates you. We get it. But when somebody from “The New York Times” or “The Washington Post” is saying this stuff, that’s different, that’s offensive, that’s wrong.” ~ Greg Gutfeld
  51. “At some point, when you read about this factual information that comes out in The New Zealand Herald and it’s barely mentioned in The New York Times, then I think you’ve got to question where this is being manipulated, and where the filters are.” ~ Eddie Vedder
  52. “The New York Times is the worst in that hardly anybody can write English over there. Most of it reads like slight translations from the German.” ~ Gore Vidal

  53. “I’d trained to be a diplomat but the state department said I was too liberal. I saw an ad in the New York Times … a hack Californian editor came to New York to butcher some films and he needed an assistant. For some reason I read it that day and it changed my life. I went to work for him and he was horrible, butchering these masterpieces by Antonioni, Visconti, but I learned enough to know what he was doing wrong.” ~ Thelma Schoonmaker
  54. “Insider can be more ludicrous. How did I ever end up [as one]? Carsick [Waters’s book on hitchhiking] was on the New York Times best-seller list for five weeks. [One of the characters was] a singing asshole that does a duet with Connie Francis! Times have changed. That’s mainstream, in a weird way.” ~ John Waters
  55. “The Democrats in the Senate adopted a resolution, an amendment, saying that there should be no Guantanamo detainees brought into this country. So, more and more, we’re finding the American people on one side, the ACLU and the troglodytes from the New York Times on the other, where they belong.” ~ Peter King
  56. “Sometimes we become so sophisticated we have to read the New York Times in order to figure out whether it’s a hot or a rainy day.” ~ June Jordan

  57. “I just feel like the world is our oyster. I grew up knowing that my mother is a journalist and was one of the first bureau chiefs I think ever at the New York Times. Hearing these stories of how hard it was for her, and yet knowing how easy it is for me right now is just remarkable.” ~ Liz W. Garcia
  58. “On a daily basis, my home life is very simple. I spend about 2 hours every morning reading the newspaper. As my two assistants will tell you, I don’t come to work in the mornings, for two reasons. First, I want to be informed – that means I go through The New York Times every day, and then I watch some news on television. The second is, mornings are the best time to communicate with my clients abroad.” ~ I. M. Pei
  59. “In an old model, the way a film would imprint itself on the public’s consciousness is to get a theatrical run. But now there are more documentaries and more films, in general, being released than ever before. There are weeks when the New York Times is reviewing 15 films, so it’s harder to leave an impression on the public. A lot of these films are seeing their financial future on digital platforms. Because viewers aren’t hearing as much about films in theatrical release, I think the festival circuit is going to have increasing importance for the life of a film.” ~ Thom Powers
  60. “The New York Times has had fake stories. CBS has had fake stories. And now Newsweek had a fake story. You realize the only one that hasn’t had to print a retraction is the National Inquirer” ~ Jay Leno

  61. “The internet has created a transnational audience. If you publish something in the New York Times, it’s read all over the world. Who knows how big this audience is or how long it will last.” ~ Pankaj Mishra
  62. “I read the New York Times, and if I’m in a different city, I’ll skim that paper.” ~ David Cross
  63. “It’ll be a great place if they ever finish it.” ~ O. Henry

  64. “All has changed, thanks to Joe Eszterhas’ life-threatening battle with throat cancer. He announced in “The New York Times” that he and Hollywood had blood on their hands and now Eszterhas is crusading to stop Hollywood’s glamorization of smoking.” ~ Joe Eszterhas
  65. “When it’s 100 degrees in New York, it’s 72 in Los Angeles. When it’s 30 degrees in New York, in Los Angeles it’s still 72. However, there are 6 million interesting people in New York and only 72 in Los Angeles.” ~ Neil Simon

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