On News

“To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter."

Aleister Crowley

“Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock."

Ben Hecht

“I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it."

Thomas Jefferson

Productivity tip: throw away your TV and unsubscribe to the newspaper and weekly/monthly news magazines to keep your time and energy free for what’s really important in life.


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Published: August 3, 2006Last updated: August 3, 2006

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