Quotes by American Journalist David Brinkley

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him. David Brinkley

Nobody in TV makes as much money as Robert Redford, who likes to make movies for several million dollars only on the condition that they contain some sort of social message. I cannot take very seriously a social message delivered by an actor who is paid nine million dollars to deliver it, and who charges you five dollars to see it. David Brinkley
  • Share
  • #Film

The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were. David Brinkley
  • Share
  • #News

People have this illusion that all over the world, all of the time, all kinds of fantastic things are happening. When in fact, over most of the world nothing is happening. David Brinkley
  • Share
  • #News

People have the illusion that all over the world, all the time, all kinds of fantastic things are happening. When in fact, over most of the world, most of the time, nothing is happening. David Brinkley
  • Share
  • #fact

The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were. David Brinkley

This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it. David Brinkley
  • Share
  • #age

Washington, D.C. is a city filled with people who believe they are important. David Brinkley

Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians. David Brinkley

The only way to do news on television is not to be terrified of it. David Brinkley
  • Share
  • #news


David Brinkley's favourite quotes topics
PeopleSuccessCityBelieveFilled

authors similar to David Brinkley
Ambrose Bierce
230 quotes
Erma Bombeck
101 quotes
Dave Barry
96 quotes
Walter Lippmann
85 quotes

Popular quote topics


Quote
Loading ...