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
I suppose some editors are failed writers - but so are most writers.T. S. Eliot
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.T.S. Eliot
Editors may think of themselves as dignified headwaiters in a well-run restaurant but more often they operate a snack bar and expect you to be grateful that at least they got the food to the table warm.Thomas Griffith
An editor should tell the author his writing is better than it is. Not a lot better, a little better.Eliot, T. S.
There are just two people entitled to refer to themselves as "we"; one is the editor and the other is the fellow with a tapewormBill Nye
Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial "we."Mark Twain
The real literary editors have mostly been fired. Those that remain are all "bottom line" editors; everything depends on the money.Lawrence Ferlinghetti
A literary journal is intended to connect writer with reader; the role of the editor is to mediate.John Barton
The difference with doing a play is that you are in control. In film you are in the hands of the director and the editor and the producer.Kyle MacLachlan
Designers and free lance artists and editors can set their hourly rates by dividing their annual income needs by 1000.Mike Rider
A good editor will pick every nit. No use accusing them of nit-picking. Itís their jobMargaret Atwood
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