I. F. Stone, fully Isidor Feinstein Stone, born Isidor Feinstein

I. F.
Stone, fully Isidor Feinstein Stone, born Isidor Feinstein
1907
1989

Iconoclastic American Investigative Journalist known for his self-published newsletter "I.F. Stone's Weekly"

Author Quotes

Every emancipation has in it the seeds of a new slavery, and every truth easily becomes a lie.

All governments are run by liars and nothing they say should be believed.

Funerals are always occasions for pious lying. A deep vein of superstition and a sudden touch of kindness always lead people to give the departed credit for more virtues than he possessed.

There is no excuse for poverty in a society which can spend $80 billion a year on its war machine.

Author Picture
First Name
I. F.
Last Name
Stone, fully Isidor Feinstein Stone, born Isidor Feinstein
Birth Date
1907
Death Date
1989
Bio

Iconoclastic American Investigative Journalist known for his self-published newsletter "I.F. Stone's Weekly"