Top 15 Op-Ed Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Op-Ed Quotes from famous people such as Andrew Vachss, Walter Cronkite, Christopher A. Wray, Michael Moore, Charles Grodin, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Andrew Vachss
We all have our likes and our dislikes. But… when we’re doing news – when we’re doing the front-page news, not the back page, not the op-ed pages, but when we’re doing the daily news, covering politics – it is our duty to be sure that we do not permit our prejudices to show. That is simply basic journalism.
Walter Cronkite
I can tell you that there are lots of ways for people to express their views and their disagreements. For me, the idea of doing it through an anonymous op-ed is about the furthest thing from my mind.
Christopher A. Wray
Yeah, I think of what I do as a work of journalism. It’s more like the op-ed page, though. These are my opinions. My point of view. The opinions are mine and I let you make up your own mind.
Michael Moore
I do everything from home. I broadcast commentaries for CBS News Radio every day – from home, on a disk that I mail in. I write a weekly op-ed piece for the ‘New York Daily News,’ and any books or plays or movies that I’m crazy enough to write, I do that from home.
Charles Grodin
There is no more respected or influential forum in the field of journalism than the New York Times. I look forward, with great anticipation, to contributing to its op-ed page.
Ted Koppel
That the Op-Ed page is very important in readers’ and the nation’s perception of the Times, the perception of its editorial positions, and of its implicit editorial positions as expressed by the publisher’s choice of people who are given the freedom to write opinion columns.
Daniel Okrent
When I was a 12-year-old middle-schooler in Richmond, Virginia, my local newspaper published an op-ed that I wrote all by myself.
Constance Wu
There’s a great op-ed piece by Kurt Johnson, who runs The List Project, that I recommend everyone read. He was talking about how he’s been trying to get out of Iraq who were our allies, who are now subject to torture, and their families are being killed because of their alliance to the United States.
Rory Kennedy
I am up at 3:30, reading the op-ed pages and getting ready to be on the air by 6 A.M. on the set of ‘Morning Joe,’ and after three hours of TV and two hours on the radio, it is only 12 noon.
Mika Brzezinski
A film seeking to create change on a difficult issue should not try to provide a definitive historical overview, nor present an op-ed style argument.
Julia Bacha
Before social media, if I, as an individual wanted to publish something to the world, unless I could get some local TV crew to interview me, or I wrote an op-ed or took out an ad, I had no voice.
Sheryl Sandberg
I love the op-ed pages of the ‘L.A. Times,’ the ‘Washington Post’ and the ‘New York Times.’ There’s just no substitute for the people who are thinking and writing on those pages.
Stephen Gaghan
An essay is not an op-ed that tells its reader what to think. An essay is a complicated working-out of one’s own contradictions and complicities.
Amitava Kumar
The editorial page is where you’ll find our opinions, while the letters columns and the space for Op-Ed contributors are a forum for debate and discussion.
Andrew Rosenthal