Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
The New Yorker, May 14, 1960
As a result of its generous stand [Robert Maynard Hutchins’ controversial policy of admitting students after their second year of high-school], the University of Chicago’s undergraduate college acts as the greatest magnet for neurotic juveniles since the Children’s Crusade, with Robert Maynard Hutchins…playing the role of Stephen the Shepherd Boy.A. J. Liebling
Inconsiderate to the last, Josef Stalin, a man who never had to meet a deadline, had the bad taste to die in installments.A. J. Liebling
People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.A. J. Liebling
Show me a poet, and I'll show you a shit.A. J. Liebling