Best 30 of Printing quotes - MyQuotes
The very idea of printing my diary has always struck me as completely superficial.
Wanted has gone into second, third and fourth printings of the individual issues and the north American printings of Wanted #1 are now close to 100,000.
Alfred North Whitehead
So far as the mere imparting of information is concerned, no university has had any justification for existence since the popularization of printing in the fifteenth century.
It is production that creates purchasing power, not the printing press!
There's no point in writing my kind of stuff, when they're printing that kind of stuff. So I gave up and started drinking.
It's possible to walk out of your house with "local" footsteps, printing them one by one till they go on to make "global" consequences! Go, make a safe journey!
Printing money is merely taxation in another form.
None of the problems that caused the crises in Europe and America have been resolved. They have been delayed and expanded by more debt and more money printing and will lead to more and worse crises.
The coming of the printing press must have seemed as if it would turn the world upside down in the way it spread and, above all, democratized knowledge.
The press should be the voice of the people, not of party.
I felt like an undeveloped photograph that he was printing, my image rising to the surface under his gaze.
Social media is the greatest boon to journalism since the printing press.
Technically, you cannot really own a book you bought; you can only own the sheets of paper your copy is printed on; unless, of course, you are the book’s publisher.
How quiet the writing, how noisy the printing.
If e-book readers were invented before print books, (petty things such as) the smell of ink would have been some people’s only reason for not abandoning e-books.
Hippo in a skirt: this was a comic reference to one of Solomon's principal wives, the one from Moab. Childish? Yes. But in the days before printing we had limited opportunities for satire.
James Russell Lowell
It is beginning to be doubtful whether Parliament and Congress sit in Westminster and Washington, or in the editorial rooms of the leading journals,--so thoroughly is everything debated before the authorized and responsible debaters get on their legs.
Another time factor is output: proofing and printing. That is, getting your work out of the computer and onto paper and having it satisfy you. It can be time consuming and expensive.
Printing meant arranging the letters into words, the words into perfectly straight lines, and the lines into even blocks of text to be inked and pressed onto paper or vellum. And each small step of the process, which sounds so mundane today, required invention.
Break up the printing presses and you break up rebellion.
Henry David Thoreau
Comparatively, tattooing is not the hideous custom which it is called. It is not barbarous merely because the printing is skin-deep and unalterable.
I got a massive overdose of gamma radiation from the Xerox machine and just printing call sheets, you know? By the time I stepped in front of the camera, I was very comfortable. It was great.
Among the many things that I showed Sir John [Herschel] while at Hammerfield, was a piece of white calico on which I had got printed one million spots. This was for the purpose of exhibiting one million in visible form. In astronomical subjects a million is a sort of unit, and it occurred to me to show what a million really is. Sir John was delighted and astonished at the sight. He went carefully over the outstretched piece with his rule, measured its length and breadth, and verified its correctness.
Many trees could be saved if the government stopped printing tax forms.
If we think we regulate printing, thereby to rectify manners, we must regulate all regulations and pastimes, all that is delightful to man.
People like me, who care about printing, constitute the tiniest lunatic fringe in the nation.
Transforms old print To zigzag manuscript, and cheats the eyes Of gallery critics by a thousand arts.
Lynne Sharon Schwartz
What a feat of transmission: the emotive powers of the book, with no local habitation, pass safely from writer to reader, unmangled by printing and binding and shipping, renewed and available whenever we open it.
It is the mission of the printer to diffuse light and knowledge by a judicious intermingling of black with white.
John Quincy Adams
The freedom of the press should be inviolate.