Amazing Printing Quotes for your Printing Business

“For me the printing process is part of the magic of photography. It’s that magic that can be exciting, disappointing, rewarding and frustrating all in the same few moments in the darkroom.” – John Sexton

“The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.” – Douglas Engelbart

Before printing was discovered,

“Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Ink is the blood of the printing-press.” – John Milton

“Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market.” – Ezra Pound

“What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.” – Wendell Phillips

“We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed.” – Lawrence Clark Powell

“I consider it essential that the photographer should do his own printing and enlarging. The final effect of the finished print depends so much on these operations.” – Bill Brandt

“Printing links the present with forever. It carries personal identity into realms unknown.” – Neil Postman

“Plenty of white space and generous line spacing,and don’t make the type size too miserly. Then you will be assured of a product fit for a king.” – Giambattista Bodoni

“And so it is to the printing press–to the recorder of mans deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news– that we look for strength and assistance, confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be: free and independent.” – John F. Kennedy

Gutenberg's invention of printing

“Gutenberg’s invention of printing is the greatest event-the mother of revolution” – Victor Hugo

“Every school boy and school girl who has arrived at the age of reflection ought to know something about the history of the art of printing.” – Horace Mann

“It is the mission of the printer to diffuse light and knowledge by a judicious intermingling of black with white.” – Frederick Douglass

“We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg’s great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.” – Robert M. Hutchins

“The printing press was at first mistaken for an engine of immortality by everybody except Shakespeare.” – Marshall McLuhan

“Break up the printing presses and you break up rebellion.” – Dudley Nichols

“In course of time the Brothers Cowper removed the manufacture of their printing machines from London, to Manchester. There they found skilled and energetic workmen, ready to carry their plans into effect.” – James Nasmyth

The printing press is either

“The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.” – E. F. Schumacher

“I’ve been bragging for over 25 years that my first New York Times bestseller was a book I copied from the U.S. Government Printing Office!” – Matthew Lesko

“My second book, Follow Me Down had some success, got good critical notices, went into a second printing and things like that, but Shiloh was by far the most successful of those first five novels.” – Shelby Foote

“Most of my books have caused distribution and printing problems in the past.” – Peter Sotos

“TV is bigger than any story it reports. It’s the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.” – Fred W. Friendly

“The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.” – Thomas Carlyle

“The jour printer with gray head and gaunt jaws works at his case, He turns his quid of tobacco, while his eyes blur with the manuscript.” – Walt Whitman

“Transforms old print To zigzag manuscript, and cheats the eyes Of gallery critics by a thousand arts.” – William Cowper

“Do not think me fussy when I specify tidiness. It is essential… In printing, remember that cleanliness and order wait upon success.” – Walter J. Phillips

Journalism is printing what

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” – George Orwell

“We could, of course, always make the payments, simply by printing more money – we simply promise to pay people by giving them dollar bills – but that could set off inflation.” – Joseph Stiglitz

“Since the discovery of printing, knowledge has been called to power, and power has been used to make knowledge a slave.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“In 1736, Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette printed an apology for its irregular appearence because its printer was “with the Press, labouring for the publick Good, to make Money more plentiful.” The press was busy printing money.” – John Kenneth Galbraith

“Writing, printing, and the Internet give a false sense of security about the permanence of culture.” – Jane Jacobs

“Architecture is the printing-press of all ages, and gives a history of the state of the society in which it was erected, from the cromlech of the Druids to those toy-shops of royal bad taste” – Sydney, Lady Morgan

“I love the writing. I love the idea of typing and seeing it on the computer and printing it out myself and, you know, moving sentences around. I like that.” – Carol Burnett

“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.” – James E. Burke

So far as the mere imparting

“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.” – Alfred North Whitehead

“The invention of the printing press was one of the most important events in human history.” – Ha-Joon Chang

“University printing presses exist, and are subsidised by the Government for the purpose of producing books which no one can read; and they are true to their high calling.” – Francis Cornford

“The very idea of printing my diary has always struck me as completely superficial.” – Andy Cohen

“I have people printing that I have. Never been engaged. As far as what I think of marriage, I think it’s great. I think I’d like to be married some day, but I’ll start with love.” – John Krasinski

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