It is remarkable that whilst the Doctors of the Sorbonne were urging Francis the First absolutely to suppress printing even as late as 1533 and whilst this enlightened monarch had actually issued letters-patent January 3 1535 prohibiting under pain of death any person to print any book or books, and ordering all booksellers' shops to be closed under the same penalty, the Jews should have hailed with delight this invention as a Divine gift and sung its praises because it enabled them to multiply and circulate the word of God.
A moral coward, you see, is simply someone who has read the fine print on the back of his Birth Certificate and seen the little clause which says "You can't win."kyril bonfiglioli
Here in the UK, we've now got an evangelical television channel - it's the kind of thing that will be very familiar to everyone in the United States, especially if you've ever turned on your TV set on a Sunday morning, and seen one holy man after another, urging you to send money so that Jesus can buy a new cadillac. Apparently, Jesus can't save the world until he's been properly kitted out with a million-dollar mansion, and a private jet - some small print in the Gospels that we must have missed.pat condell
If the United States haven't grown poets, on any scale of grandeur, it is certain that they import, print, and read more poetry than any equal number of people elsewhere -- probably more than the rest of the world combined. Poetry (like a grand personality) is a growth of many generations -- many rare combinations. To have great poets, there must be great audiences too.walt whitman
We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities decomposing in the eternity of print.(Adeline) Virginia ne e Stephen Woolf
We'll be sending a print to the MPAA, we say nothing about it and hope they sleep through the movie.uwe boll
And thou, vast ocean! on whose awful faceTime’s iron feet can print no ruin-trace.robert montgomery
Satriani's Law: There's at least a 30% chance that someone will print the name Satriani incorrectlyjoe satriani
I guess this is why I hate governments. It is always the rule, the fine print, carried out by the fine print men. There's nothing to fight, no wall to hammer with frustrated fists.john steinbeck
The large print giveth and the small print taketh away.tom waits
The newspapers print what the people want, and thus does the savage still swing his club and flourish his spear.elbert hubbard
The full impact of printing did not become possible until the adoption of the Bill of Rights in the United States with its guarantee of freedom of the press. A guarantee of freedom of the press in print was intended to further sanctify the printed word and to provide a rigid bulwark for the shelter of vested interests.harold innis
For God's sake (I never was more serious), don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print.Charles Lamb
:;:;:;:;print rand rand rand 1, '\n'; # interesting distributionlarry wall
I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.john mortimer
When you see yourself quoted in print and you're sorry you said it, it suddenly becomes a misquotation.
Freedom of the press in Britain means freedom to print such of the proprietor's prejudices as the advertisers don't object to.
And Thou, vast Ocean! on whose awful face Time's iron feet can print no ruin trace.robert montgomery
Jacob Leupold (1674-1727) German engineer who collected, for the first time in print, the basic principles of mechanical engineering.
O'er the smooth enamell'd green Where no print of step hath been.john milton
Cybernetics is still headline news, and increasingly we hear about its applications to new fields of scientific and industrial endeavour. Stafford Beer's new book Cybernetics and Management is an admirable account on the relation that exist between cybernetics and the problems of management in industry [and]... covers a range of applications that have not previously been dealt with in print.
The free communication of thoughts and of opinions is one of the most precious rights of man: any citizen thus may speak, write, print freely, except to respond to the abuse of this liberty, in the cases determined by the law.
print it as it stands beautifully.
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