Unfamiliar Quotations

Television

   "When the politicians complain that TV turns their proceedings into a circus, it should be made plain that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained." - Edward R. Murrow.

"I'll be glued to the TV. That's the only way they can get me to watch it." -Terri Weiner

"TiVo is god in my household." -Michael Powell, Chairman of the FCC, January 2003.

"Books are overrated. Watch TV." -proposed ABC advertising slogan, dropped at the request of affiliated stations
 
"I am convinced that Mars was once inhabited by rational human beings like ourselves, who had themisfortune, some thousands of years ago, to invent television." -Robert Maynard Hutchins, 1951

"It's not the size of your TV that counts. It's what you do with it." -Coco Love Alcorn

"Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda. Entertainment without moral passion is television." -Rita Mae Brown

"All television is children's television." -Richard P. Adler 

"Thank you. You've been a great laugh track." -Kermit the Frog