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Total Quotes : 14
Some Gotten

The column's worked out great for me. I've gotten a ton of ego satisfaction, had a lot of fun, won a batch of prizes and occasionally done some public good.

- Allan Sloan

Expression Old

For a while there, I was a stringer. The expression comes from the old habit of stringing together the column inches that you had written. They'd measure it and pay you 10 cents an inch for your printed copy.

- Charles Kuralt

My Life About

I don't write about my life in my column.

- Dan Savage

Writing Like

Column writing is like gas - it fills the available space.

- Jeremy Clarkson

Inevitable Xerox

Those inevitable dreams where you can't get your column in, you know, and at first they were the Xerox telecopy, and then they were the fax machine, and then they were, you know, email. The anxiety remains the same, but the technology has changed.

- Ellen Goodman

Which Devoted

I am deeply devoted to the 27,000 songs I can take anywhere on my iPod Classic as well as the exquisitely engineered MacBook Air on which I typed this column.

- Eric Alterman

Edited Grant

Grant, if we edited Fortran, I assume that you'd put a column thing in there.

- Ken Thompson

Back Had

I've had to write a column an hour after I've come back from a funeral. A deadline is a deadline, I mean, that was just what my job was.

- Laurie Notaro

Became Momentous

Consider the momentous event in architecture when the wall parted and the column became.

- Louis Kahn

Emotional Cause

Usually, I take a hike for a while after submitting a column to Townhall. Too much of my insensitivity can cause emotional problems among proggies, and I am, after all, a compassionate man.

- Neal Boortz

Bible Similar

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.

- Walter Cronkite

Through Thumb

When infuriated by an outrageous column, do not be suckered into responding with an abusive e-mail. Pundits so targeted thumb through these red-faced electronic missives with delight, saying 'Hah! Got to 'em.'

- William Safire

Like Nelson

Whoever becomes the head of the National Theater finds himself in a position like that of Nelson's Column - pigeons dump on you because you're there.

- Peter Hall

Kind Them

These days, photographers have expensive contracts with actresses, but then the actresses have to have their names written in the column because nobody recognizes them. That's kind of strange.

- Peter Lindbergh