James Reston - Quotes

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Americans have always been able to handle austerity and even adversity. Prosperity is what is doing us in. ---->>>

If it's far away, it's news, but if it's close at home, it's sociology. ---->>>

This is the devilish thing about foreign affairs: they are foreign and will not always conform to our whim. ---->>>

A government is the only vessel that leaks from the top. ---->>>

In any war, the first casualty is common sense, and the second is free and open discussion. ---->>>

Stick with the optimists. It's going to be tough enough even if they're right. ---->>>

All politics are based on the indifference of the majority. ---->>>

In foreign policy you have to wait twenty-five years to see how it comes out. ---->>>

The ship of state is the only known vessel that leaks from the top. ---->>>

Wealth is conspicuous, but poverty hides. ---->>>

This is the very devilish thing about foreign affairs: they are foreign and will not always conform to our whim. ---->>>

Europe has a press that stresses opinions; America a press, radio, and television that emphasize news. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-03, 1909
Birthplace: Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Die: 12-06, 1995
Occupation: Journalist
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James Barrett Reston (November 3, 1909 – December 6, 1995), nicknamed "Scotty", was an American journalist whose career spanned the mid-1930s to the early 1990s. He was associated for many years with The New York Times.(wikipedia)