Favorite Quotations ~† Television Great Leaders in History

"Television is the medium of the 20th century." ~ Hugh Downs

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Television has ten times the impact of radio ~ Jack Webb

I consider the television set as the American fireplace, around which the whole family will gather. ~ Red Skelton

Ah, TV respects me. It laughs with me, not at me! ~ Homer J. Simpson

To harness the power of television for the education of our nation's children, everyone must get involved - television programmers, government leaders, teachers, and above all, parents. ~ Edwin Newman

Television is basically teaching whether you want it to or not. ~ Jim Henson

It's not so much that I write well, I just don't write badly very often and that passes for good on television. ~ Andy Rooney

I'm delighted with it, because it used to be that films were the lowest form of art. Now we've got something to look down on. ~ Billy Wilder

I always thought Cheers ended well. You always anticipate that the characters, theough they're leaving television, will somehow go on in another world of the imagination, which I think is good. ~ Kelsey Grammer, USA Today, 2/20/04

You know, l don't kid myself about the show. If it doesn't get ratings, itís off. Look, if I came up with the cure for cancer and it didn't get ratings, they wouldn't put it on. That's how vicious that business is. ~ Donald Trump, Esquire

We stand or fall by television. ~ E.B. White

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