Old Wisdom for Journalists

Be as gentle with the faults of others as you are with your own. — Chinese Proverb

When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills. —Chinese Proverb

He who knows does not tell. —Lao-tse

Before preparing to improve the world, first look around your own home three times. —Chinese Proverb



  1. Barnard Collier says

    New Wisdom for Trump Era Journalists

    The first principle is that you must not fool yourself ~ and you are the easiest person to fool. ~ Richard Feynman

    Don’t tell me about the law. Tell me about the judges. ~ Roy Marcus Cohn

    Play or get off the court. ~ Common sporting expression.

    Take nothing for granted. ~ The Marathon Key dolphins.

    Love your mother, but cut the deck.~ Sidney Zion

    Ego interferes with understanding. ~ The Marathon Key dolphins.

    The wise learn from everyone. ~ The Greeks

    If you are good at making excuses, you are seldom good for anything else. ~ Ben Franklin

    If you wish to be a good editor learn to be charming with a sabre. ~ Mark Twain

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