Quotations About / On: TELEVISION

Quotations About / On: TELEVISION
Sir Day, Robin
Television thrives on unreason, and unreason thrives on television. It strikes at the emotions rather than the intellect.
James Reston
Europe has a press that stresses opinions; America a press, radio, and television that emphasize news.
Anna Ford
Let's face it, there are no plain women on television.
Alfred Hitchcock
Television has brought back murder into the home—where it belongs.
Malcolm Muggeridge
Television was not invented to make human beings vacuous, but is an emanation of their vacuity.
Nora Ephron
... there is no reason to confuse television news with journalism.
William Gibson
The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.
Gore Vidal
Never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television.
David Wood
Television constipates the mind.
Frederic Raphael
The television critic, whatever his pretensions, does not labour in the same vineyard as those he criticizes; his grapes are all sour.
Robert Bresson
Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.
Andre Plesu
Reality has become so absorbing that the streets, the television, and the journals have confiscated the public interest and people are no longer thirsty for culture on a higher level.
Clive James
Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world.
Justin Kaplan
Television, despite its enormous presence, turns out to have added pitifully few lines to the communal memory.
Groucho Marx
I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room and read a good book.
Tallulah Bankhead
Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there's no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds.
Camille Paglia
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
Orson Welles
I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts.
Norman Mailer
The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
Stanley Kubrick
See, it's okay. He saw it on the television.

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