Quotes by Craig Brown

  • History teaches us that the certainty with which a prediction is made stands in inverse proportion to the likelihood of it coming to pass.


    Foresight, History, Predictions

  • Good manners is the art of making people uncomfortable.


    Manners

  • There are moments when we in the British press can show extraordinary sensitivity; these moments usually coincide with the death of a proprietor, or a proprietor’s wife.


    Newspapers

  • There are moments when we in the British press can show extraordinary sensitivity: these moments usually coincide with the death of a proprietor, or a proprietor’s wife.


    News

  • Journalism could be described as turning one’s enemies into money.


    Journalism