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I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.
The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
Fred W. Friendly
Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now - no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.
The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.
The whole business of marshaling one's energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.
Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.
Orison Swett Marden
He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say - because they were too obvious.
I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
Charles Dudley Warner
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom - it's gone.
Edward R. Murrow
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.
As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
Irvin S. Cobb
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