Printing Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
8 Printing Quotes
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
Quotes , Source: Leaves of Grass--Walt Whitman (pt. XV, st. 77)
Sacred to the memory of printing, the art preservative of all
arts. This was first invented about the year 1440.
[Lat., Memoriae sacrum
Ars artium omnium
Hic primum inventa
Circa annum mccccxl.
Quotes , Source: inscription on the facade of the house once occupied by Laurent Koster at Harlem
He who first shortened the labor of Copyists by device of Movable
Types was disbanding hired armies and cashiering most Kings and
Senates, and creating a whole new Democratic world: he had
invented the Art of printing.
Quotes , Source: Sartor Resartus (bk. I, ch. V)
Transforms old print
To zigzag manuscript, and cheats the eyes
Of gallery critics by a thousand arts.
Quotes , Source: Task (bk. II, The Timepiece, l. 363)
Every school boy and school girl who has arrived at the age of
reflection ought to know something about the history of the art
Quotes , Source: The Common School Journal (February, 1943, Printing and Paper Making)
Though an angel should write, still 'tis devils must print.
Quotes , Source: The Fudge Family in England (letter III)
Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in
erecting a grammar school: and whereas, before, our forefathers
had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused
printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and
dignity, thou hast built a paper mill.
Quotes , Source: King Henry the Sixth, Part II (Jack Cade at IV, vii)