I suppose some editors are failed writers - but so are most writers.T. S. Eliot
Editor is a critic. He has pulled out his carving-knife and his tomahawk and is starting after a book which he is going to have for breakfast.Mark Twain
An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.Stevenson, Adlai E.
An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.Jackie Kennedy
All "little" magazines have the luxury of thinking the reader is the same person as their editors.William Whitworth
Every editor of newspapers pays tribute to the devil.Jean de la Fontaine
A good editor will pick every nit. No use accusing them of nit-picking. It’s their jobMargaret Atwood