Book publishing was never a heaven “run by editors”, and it is by no means today a hell “run by accountants.” If our “sole interest” was “instant profit,” not only would we never do any number of the things we actually do every day, we probably wouldn’t be in book publishing at all.
The true Church of England, at this moment, lies in the Editors of the newspapers.thomas carlyle
Itrust I will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readerswould be surprised, perhapsshocked, at the questions which some newspaper Editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery. 214Kate (Katherine) ne e O'Flaherty Chopin
She is one of the best literary Editors in the country and is why City Lights Books has grown and done well.nancy peters
He picked out this sentence in a New Yorker casual of mine: "After dinner, the men moved into the living room," and he wanted to know why I, or the Editors, had put in the comma. I could explain that one all night. I wrote back that this particular comma was Ross's way of giving the men time to push back their chairs and stand up.james thurber
It's a movie that bewilders some viewers and mesmerizes others. A man I met while we were exercising our dogs told me it was the greatest film he had ever seen, and one of my Editors claims it's the closest any movie has ever come to photographing the inside of his mind.Peter Greenaway
Delmore carries such a petty, personally involved, New Yorkish atmosphere around with him it's almost unpleasant for me to see him. He thinks that Schiller and St Paul were just two Partisan Review Editors.Randall Jarrell
If publishers and Editors exert themselves to keep certain topics out of print, it is not because they are frightened of prosecution but because they are frightened of public opinion. In this country intellectual cowardice is the worst enemy a writer or journalist has to face, and that fact does not seem to me to have had the discussion it deserves.george orwell
As they say, history is written by the victorious Wikipedia Editors.
There is, after all, no beatitude that reads: "Blessed are the Editors, for they shall make stuff shorter to read."