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Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised.

Marilyn Manson, musician

So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall.

Roald Dahl, novelist

I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room and read a good book.

Groucho Marx, comedian

TV -- chewing gum for the eyes.

Frank Lloyd Wright, architect

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda and entertainment without moral passion is television.

Rita Mae Brown, writer

I would rather live my life than watch another person's life on T.V.


I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts.

Orson Welles, actor

I got sick of turning on the TV and seeing my face.

Michael J. Fox, actor

When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.

Andy Warhol, artist

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.

Ann Landers, journalist

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.

John Lennon, musician

I knew when I grew up, I always wanted to be a liar, and if you're in television, you're lying because you're just pretending to be yourself much like I'm doing now.

John Ritter, actor

I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech, adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices. What role does silence have in all this noise?

Federico Fellini, director

The nuclear generator of brain sludge is television.

Dave Barry, journalist

So many people treat you like you're a kid so you might as well act like one and throw your television out of the hotel window.

Gerard Way, singer

Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.

Camille Anna Paglia,

My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife.

Steve Irwin, scientist

Television: A medium. So called because it's neither rare nor well done.

Ernie Kovacs, comedian

Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable.

Shimon Peres, statesman

Late night television is ready for someone like me... standards have gone to an all-time low.

Howard Stern, entertainer

Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.

Andy Rooney, journalist

As the age of television progresses the Reagans will be the rule, not the exception. To be perfect for television is all a President has to be these days.

Gore Vidal, novelist

Television has brought back murder into the home -- where it belongs.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

Performing doesn't turn me on. It's an egomaniac business, filled with prima donnas -- including this one.

Dan Rather, journalist

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.


Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world.

Clive James, writer

That crossover of whether it's entertainment or news is the biggest crock of b.s. in television today, because it's all entertainment.

Vince McMahon, entertainer

But, I don't know, the violence, I can't even talk about. We don't do a lot of violent shows. When I started in television, breaking a pencil was a violent act.

Aaron Spelling, producer

I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book.

Groucho Marx, comedian

There have been at least three other cases in which federal agencies have succeeded in placing fake news reports on television during the Bush presidency. It was a really good tour. It seemed maybe about a week too long.

Frank Rich, journalist

I grew up in the theatre. It's where I got my start. Writing a television drama with theatrical dialogue about the theatre is beyond perfection.

Aaron Sorkin, producer

I have this phobia: I don't like mirrors. And I don't watch myself on television. If anything comes on, I make them shut it off, or I leave the room.

Pamela Anderson, actress

Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.

Woody Allen, director

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.

Groucho Marx, comedian

Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now - no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television.

Bob Greene, journalist

I grew up with the television product being old Western serials like Roy Rogers, and John Wayne and Gary Cooper, and many others were my favorites when I was a young person going to films.

Steve Kanaly, actor

I liked television, and television liked me.

Joel Siegel, critic

I doubt if the public thought of me as Christ when they next saw me as Temple Houston on television.

Jeffrey Hunter, actor

Television has tremendous power over our lives.

Julie Nixon Eisenhower, celebrity

You know, it is a terrible thing to appear on television, because people think that you actually know what you're talking about.

David Attenborough, journalist

Television provides the opportunity for an ongoing story - the opportunity to meld the cast and the characters and a world, and to spend more time there.

David Lynch, director

Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.

Laurence J. Peter, writer

It's a good thing Winston Churchill was around before the shallow age of television. He might never have become one of the greatest leaders of all time.

Neil Cavuto, journalist

You can't fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights.

Bob Barker, actor

I don't watch television. I'm not a TV guy.

Gary Lockwood, actor

You get to that age where you're watching a lot of television, and who doesn't want to be on television?

Jason Marsden, actor

Cutting edge, breakthrough, television. That's what we want to do.

Anthony Michael Hall, actor

What you need to know about me is that I always just wanted to be a country singer. I didn't choose the path of television or being on magazine covers.

Blake Shelton, musician

I pretended I was living with a television family and there was no yelling at home and no one hit me.

Arthur Bremer, criminal

What's really important in life? Sitting on a beach? Looking at television eight hours a day? I think we have to appreciate that we're alive for only a limited period of time, and we'll spend most of our lives working.

Victor Kiam, businessman

To have my fan club. I am very proud of doing everything. I try to support my parents, friends and fans. I am also proud of my performing in the visual arts, and motion television.

Chris Burke, actor

We are drawn to our television sets each April the way we are drawn to the scene of an accident.

Vincent Canby, critic

If those in charge of our society - politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television - can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.

Howard Zinn, historian

When you get something like MTV, it's like regular television. You get it, and at first it's novel and brand new and then you watch every channel, every show. And then you become a little more selective and more selective, until ultimately... you wind up with a radio.

David Lee Roth, musician

A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station.

Abbie Hoffman, activist

Have you ever seen a candidate talking to a rich person on television?

Art Buchwald, journalist

Wouldn't it be great if you could only get AIDS by giving money to television preachers?

Elayne Boosler, comedian

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.

Rita Mae Brown, writer

Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.

Stephen Fry, comedian

If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.

Marlon Brando, actor

Television is a device that permits people who haven't anything to do to watch people who can't do anything.

Fred Allen, comedian

I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn't educate America if they started at 6:30.

Groucho Marx, comedian

Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was.

Art Buchwald, journalist

Television makes so much at its worst that it can't afford to do its best.

Fred W. Friendly, producer

My mother was watching on television and she doesn't want me to hurt anyone.

George Foreman, athlete

In the television age, the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose.

Richard M. Nixon, president

The printed page conveys information and commitment, and requires active involvement. Television conveys emotion and experience, and it's very limited in what it can do logically. It's an existential experience - there and then gone.

Bill Moyers, journalist

Modern politics today requires a mastery of television. I've never really warmed up to television and, in fairness to television, it's never warmed up to me.

Walter F. Mondale, lawyer

When television is good, nothing is better. When it's bad, nothing is worse.

Newton N. Minow, lawyer

Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.

Margaret Mead, scientist

Television has created a nation of news junkies who tune in every night to get their fix on the world.

Robert Macneil, journalist

Television is a golden goose that lays scrambled eggs; and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar. Anyway, more people like scrambled eggs than caviar.

Lee Loevinger,

There is no medical proof that television causes brain damage - at least from over five feet away. In fact, TV is probably the least physically harmful of all the narcotics known to man.

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, writer

Television has made places look alike, and it has transformed the way we see. A whole generation of Americans, maybe two, has grown up looking at the world through a lens.

Ronald Steel,

Ronald Reagan is clearly to television what Franklin Roosevelt was to radio.

David R. Gergen,

Today's audience knows more about what's on television than what's in life.

Larry Gelbart, writer

If vaudeville had died, television was the box they put it in.

Larry Gelbart, writer

Television has spread the habit of instant reaction and stimulated the hope of instant results.

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., historian

He who is created by television can be destroyed by television.

Theodore White, journalist

Television is an instrument which can paralyze this country.

William Westmoreland, soldier

Television is now so desperately hungry for material that they're scraping the top of the barrel.

Gore Vidal, novelist

There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the television set.

Harriet Van Horne, journalist

I might have had trouble saving France in 1946 - I didn't have television then.

Charles De Gaulle, leader

The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.

Tom C. Clark, politician

Nothing is really real unless it happens on television.

Daniel J. Boorstin, historian

Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.

Rita Mae Brown, writer

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.

Fred Allen, comedian

All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?

Nicholas Johnson,

In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait.

Les Brown, motivational speaker

Commercials on television are similar to sex and taxes; the more talk there is about them, the less likely they are to be curbed.

Jack Gould,

Much of the messy advertising you see on television today is the product of committees. Committees can criticize advertisements, but they should never be allowed to create them.

David Ogilvy, businessman

Sometimes cameras and television are good to people and sometimes they aren't. I don't know if its the way you say it, or how you look.

Dan Quayle, vice president

Violence and smut are of course everywhere on the airwaves. You cannot turn on your television without seeing them, although sometimes you have to hunt around.

Dave Barry, journalist

Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want.

Clive Barnes, journalist

Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

Television has raised writing to a new low.

Samuel Goldwyn, producer

I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.

Groucho Marx, comedian

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