I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.— Walter Annenberg
The most special Walter Annenberg quotes that will activate your desire to change
The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges.
Don't worry about it. Babe Ruth struck out on occasion, too.
Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound.
It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.
It is not easy to find something that will intrigue and bind your interest and enthusiasm. This you must seek for yourself.
Accomplish something every day of your life.
I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.
Many activities and team play participation will give you a training that will prove invaluable later on in life.
When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom.
In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
Unless young blacks are brought into the mainstream of economic life, they will continue to be on the curbstone.
The greatest power is not money power, but political power.
All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.
I have very little respect for Nancy Reagan. There is something about her that is very petty.
Some people find an interest in making money, and though they appear to be slaving, many actually enjoy every minute of their work.
I thought Nixon was getting ganged up on, but when I heard the tapes, I was shocked and terribly saddened.
Everybody around the world wants to send their kids to our universities.
But nobody wants to send their kids here to public school.
Just to pile up money for my own sake, I just can't view that as good citizenship.
The greatest happiness comes from being vitally interested in something that excites all your energies.
Be respectful to others as you grow... If we lack respect for one group, then there is a tendency for that attitude to spread. It becomes infectious and no one becomes safe from the ravages of prejudice.
What matters is that you are doing what you think is right based on the standards which you hold.
People who think about art as an investment are pathetic.
You will not be satisfied unless you are contributing something to or for the benefit of others.
I want to remind you that success in life is based on hard slogging.
There will be periods when discouragement is great and upsetting, and the antidote for this is calmness and fortitude and a modest yet firm belief in your competence. Be sure that your priorities are in order so that you can proceed in a logical manner, and be ever mindful that nothing will take the place of persistence.
Carter's done a lot more good since he's been out of the White House than when he was in it.
Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life.
I'd heard he was good, and what the hell sense does it make not to hire somebody because of their color?
God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender.
Few things are as essential as education.
Your Majesty, I took the liberty because I was so desirous of visiting alone with you for a few minutes before the rest of the other peasants arrived.
Only when you are moved by a painting should you buy it.
Being moved is what collecting is all about.
TV is like theater. You can't enjoy it without a program.
My country has been very good to me; I must be good to my country.
Our blood will turn from red to blue, although our money is but new.
Never buy four C-plus paintings when you can buy one A.
My success? Being born the son of Moses Annenberg.
Live rich, die poor; never make the mistake of doing it the other way round.
I shall participate, I shall contribute, and in so doing, I will be the gainer.
I didn't feel the Depression at all. I always had a pocketful of money.