- I would have been shocked beyond measure at his libelous smirching of honored names and hurt as well by his slighting reference to myself had I not known from the revealing editorial he had dictated what a sympathetic and kindly nature was really his and how he might, beneath this cynical pose, have an admiration great as mine for the characters he had just slandered. - "Greener Than You Think", Ward Moore.
- In their more libelous form such charges rarely reach the printed page, and a Roosevelt may have to wait years, or a Harding months, before he can force an issue, and end a whispering campaign that has reached into every circle of talk. - "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.
- In his youth he was suspended from college, and when he was a very old man he was fined $ 5, 000 for writing a libelous article. - "Stories of Authors, British and American", Edwin Watts Chubb.