The Best Journal quotes

There’s no question that keeping a journal is a great way to document your business journey. But often, it’s hard to know what to write about in your journal. To help you get started, we’ve put together a compilation of quotes from successful entrepreneurs that will inspire and motivate you.

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The best journal quotes

1. A lot of journalists give me a hard time about how I look, but I’ve never met a journalist I’d rather look like. โ€” Robert Smith

2. The only interesting ideas are heresies โ€” Susan Sontag, Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947โ€“1963

3. When interviews are good, the conversation can be amazing. Sometimes I’ve had conversations with journalists that I’ve never had with anybody else. โ€” Tori Amos

4. Every day I wrote in my journal: ‘How am I going to win today?’ So that when the guys are talking about waterโ€“boarding I’m telling them they haven’t even got the right towels. โ€” Tina Fey

5. Extreme emotional pain has a profound effect on the body. I witnessed my already frail body become even more toxic and plundered. โ€” Sharon E. Rainey, The Best Part of My Day Healing Journal

6. Except for politics, no business is scrutinized more exhaustively than journalism. โ€” Russell Baker

7. I teach my students that you can’t be a journalist if you are going to be judgmental. If you have a judgmental nuance as you pose a question, people will close down. โ€” Robert S. Boynton

8. I think that a failure of statistical thinking is the major intellectual shortcoming of our universities, journalism and intellectual culture. โ€” Steven Pinker

9. Journalists generally have no bias toward one cosmological theory or another, but many have a natural preference for excitement. โ€” Steven Weinberg

10. But what is the difference between literature and journalism …journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. that is all. โ€” Oscar Wilde

11. Forgiveness does not mean I approve of or condone what transpired. โ€” Sharon E. Rainey, The Best Part of My Day Healing Journal

12. If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist. โ€” Norman Mailer

13. American journalists and politicians made a perfect spectacle of themselves in discussing the Abu Ghraib prison controversy. โ€” Tony Snow

14. You can crush a man with journalism. โ€” William Randolph Hearst

15. It’s a little bit in the genes because my brother is a journalist and my father was a sports writer. โ€” Patricia Heaton

16. Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine. โ€” Walter Cronkite

17. Journalism is what we need to make democracy work. โ€” Walter Cronkite

18. Journalism: an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space. โ€” Rebecca West

19. One of my favorite things I read was John Steinbeck’s journals while he was writing ‘East of Eden, ‘ which was so cool. โ€” Paul Dano

20. The best defence against the atom bomb is not to be there when it goes off. โ€” The British Army Journal

21. We define journalism in America as the business and practice of presenting the news of the day in the interest of economic privilege. โ€” Upton Sinclair

22. It’s true that journalism in reality is not the journalism that we learnt in the university. It is far from it. โ€” Nilantha Ilangamuwa

23. The larger meaning here is that mainstream journalists simply cannot talk about things that the two parties agree on this is the black hole of American politics. โ€” Michael Pollan

24. Kiss me, and you will see how important I am. โ€” Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

25. I’m not a journalist; I’m a poet. โ€” Werner Herzog

26. Junk journalism is the evidence of a society that has got at least one thing right, that there should be nobody with the power to dictate where responsible journalism begins. โ€” Tom Stoppard

27. Although we were never pals and occasionally butted heads, my relationship with Clinton and his wife, Hillary, made me a better journalist. โ€” Ron Fournier

28. Ah, the twin pillars of outrage journalism: slut shaming and victim blaming. โ€” Rob Thomas

29. Forgiveness enables me to walk away from that pain, the loneliness and suffering. โ€” Sharon E. Rainey, The Best Part of My Day Healing Journal

30. American journalists and politicians made a perfect spectacle of themselves in discussing the Abu Ghraib prison controversy. โ€” Tony Snow

31. I used to love writing in my journal. โ€” Tyra Banks

32. I’ll pretty much try any cheese, but I have found that I prefer young goats and old cows. I don’t like gray areas. โ€” Nichole Robertson, The Paris Journal: Book One

33. His genius had only begun to flower. This was only journalism, after all, a cup of tea on the way to his eventual triumph as a novelist. โ€” Tom Wolfe

34. The journal is written to everyone and thus to no one. โ€” Sherry Turkle, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

35. In a way, film and television are in the same sort of traumatic trance that print journalism is. The technology has outpaced our comprehension of its implications. โ€” Tony Kushner

36. And I started as a journalism major at Ohio State, ended up in theater and I love to read. โ€” Patricia Heaton

37. The best defence against the atom bomb is not to be there when it goes off. โ€” The British Army Journal

38. Her bedroomโ€“studio was at once the canvas, journal, museum, and midden of her life. She did not ‘decorate’ it; she infused it. โ€” Michael Chabon

39. The things journalists should pay attention to are the issues the political leadership agrees on, rather than to their supposed antagonisms. โ€” Michael Pollan

40. We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics โ€” this is how we stay objective.

41. Junk journalism is the evidence of a society that has got at least one thing right, that there should be nobody with the power to dictate where responsible journalism begins. โ€” Tom Stoppard

42. What did journalists know of tech, anyway? Who gave a damn about the press? We were the Good Guys. Changing the World. Doing the Important Stuff. โ€” Yudhanjaya Wijeratne, Numbercaste

43. A sprinkle of magic, a ton of fun, a heap of optimism, a lot of joy, a glimmer of hopeโ€“’tis the gift of the Happy Rosy Day gratitude journal. โ€” Zakiyya Rosebelle

44. Except for politics, no business is scrutinized more exhaustively than journalism. โ€” Russell Baker

45. I think independent filmmakers, documentary filmmakersโ€“they are journalists. โ€” Robert Redford

46. Shade for a manAnd shelter for animals, Planted in your name, May you be the same for those around you, Every year the same. โ€” Nancy J. Cavanaugh, This Journal Belongs to Ratchet

47. The responsibility that I feel is to do as good a job as a journalist as I can possibly do. โ€” Ted Koppel

48. I’ll pretty much try any cheese, but I have found that I prefer young goats and old cows. I don’t like gray areas. โ€” Nichole Robertson, The Paris Journal: Book One

49. I would love to be associated with some sports organization. I was a journalism major. That’s kind of intriguing, to do something in the politicalโ€“commentary arena. โ€” J. C. Watts

50. Ideas are not in textbooks and journals, Ideas are more deeper than the shallow written works of men. You are the idea that comes like an idea. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson, Master of Maxims

Conclusion

Writing in a journal is an important way to express your thoughts and feelings. It also serves as a great way to reflect on your experiences and ideas. The following quotes capture the power of journaling and the impact it can have on your life. Whether youโ€™re just starting out or are a seasoned journaler, these quotes can provide you with inspiration to keep going. So, take a few minutes and reflect on the power of journaling with these quotes. You may even find that writing down your thoughts helps you to gain clarity and understanding.

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