Ever more people are alert to the challenge of global poverty and global warming. We know that solutions are at hand. We will not sleepwalk into catastrophe. We have the capacity to forsee and forestall, and I believe we will find the will to act

— Jonathan Dimbleby

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I honestly believe that TV generally is obsessed with the ratings battle to the point of cutting its own throat.

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I had no expectation that the Prince would offer me the unprecedented and unfettered access to the original and entirely untapped sources on which this biography is based.

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The BBC has the obligation to think big.

And at the moment, that clarion call sounds an uncertain note to me.

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I was disappointed not to be able to interview Mr.

Clinton. I met him two years ago. I was looking forward to talking with him about issues from Africa to terrorism.

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Over the last two years, I have been able to comb through The Prince's archives.

I have been free to read his journals, diaries and many thousands of the letters.

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Not every programme dealing with issues of global significance has to be fronted by last weeks winner of Have I Got News For You-but I suppose you might be wrong.

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I'm not certain that the BBC can claim to be making a wide enough range of distinctive programmes to make the case convincingly.

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The challenge is the culture. You have to have a vision for the BBC-it can't merely be that it's big and has a place in the market.

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I hate flying. My stomach churns at the mere thought of it.

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You have to be damn certain you're putting something better in its place.

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I ought to rejoice in the fact that our principal rival has died, but I don't.

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Programme names have been changed, and we have Andrew Neil saying he won't be using long words.

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About Jonathan Dimbleby

Quotes 18 sayings
Profession Presenter
Birthday July 31, 1944

It's absolutely fine to think of new ways of doing things, and I'm not just asking for the traditional reporter to look into our living rooms night after night.

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The BBC produces wonderful programmes; it also produces a load of old rubbish.

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I deplore the loss of arts on BBC One and Two.

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I adore Madonna. She reinvents herself like no one else.

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While I have corrected agreed factual errors, I have not been inhibited from writing what I felt to be the truth about The Prince of Wales.

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