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And I've always - the competition is one aspect of the job,
by Katie Couric

And I've always - the competition is one aspect of the job,
but I think if you're too busy worrying about the competition,
you don't focus enough on what you're doing.
- Katie Couric

And they like being able to turn on the television
day in and day out to see someone that they know and
they feel comfortable with and trust hopefully and respect even.
- Katie Couric

He was always sort of a scrappy little kid wasn't he? A bit of a fighter?
- Katie Couric

All three networks have always had a morning show but
now cable of course is taking some of that audience
away and a variety of other things,
probably the Internet as well.
- Katie Couric

 

That studies have shown that more people are getting up earlier,
they're getting their news earlier.
They're getting less sleep, getting up at earlier hours.
- Katie Couric

A lot people I know - it drives them crazy when they're watching,
to see the people with their signs and waving,
but there's something that's very inclusive about it.
- Katie Couric

You see, that's the problem I have with "you people."
- Katie Couric

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Obviously, people in Texas have big hearts.
- Katie Couric

You can't please everyone, and you can't make everyone like you.
- Katie Couric

He would take the blow so you didn't have to.
- Katie Couric

So I don't really focus too much on that,
and I think it's dangerous if your goal in life is to get the other guy,
then you're not going to be doing a really quality job yourself.
- Katie Couric

I feel like a human pinata.
The disappointing thing is, no candy is going to spill out.
- Katie Couric

Sometimes I think change is a good thing.
- Katie Couric

I've always tried to stay true to my authentic self.
- Katie Couric

If I hear the word 'perky' again, I'll puke.
- Katie Couric

I could announce one morning that the world was going
to blow up in three hours and people would be calling in about my hair!
- Katie Couric

I beg.
I call.
I badger.
I cajole.
Part of the secret is everyone has fun and that's really motivating.
- Katie Couric

At least for me personally, I've always tried to do
a really good job every day,
with each interview, and treat each interview seriously,
and make the person I'm speaking with feel comfortable,
hopefully make it an ideal experience.
- Katie Couric

You know, you've got serious pieces,
you've got light pieces,
you've got cooking segments, you've got health-related topics,
so it's not as if they've had a unique personality from the get-go.
- Katie Couric

But of course when people watch morning television,
Terry, it's a very different animal.
You know, they're running around, they're getting their kids ready for school,
they're probably doing eight million things,
they're brushing their teeth.
- Katie Couric

But, you know, they don't enjoy the dinner hour together.
It's just not as much of a ritual at night and it's interesting.
I think the ritual is taking place perhaps more in the morning.
- Katie Couric

Now, if they're there to talk about something specifically,
and I determine through my own editorial judgment,
that another area isn't germane, or isn't an important part of it,
that's something else.
But we never agree to anything in advance,
absolutely not.
- Katie Couric

I know there's a great deal of speculation,
and while I appreciate the interest,
kind of,
my contract ends in May and I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do.
I'm fortunate to have a couple of opportunities to
think long and hard about.
- Katie Couric

I think sometimes people project things on you,
but I'm trying to handle everything that's happened
to me with a certain amount of grace,
dignity and good manners.
You just can't necessarily win all the time.
- Katie Couric

They see us interacting with people,
they see us doing serious interviews,
they see us having fun, and when you're conversing with someone,
you get a much clearer impression of who that person
is than if they are just reading into a news piece.
- Katie Couric

I don't know the vast majority of you personally,
and it may sound kind of corny, but I really feel as
if we've become friends through the years.
And you've been with me during a lot of good times
and some very difficult ones.
I can't tell you how grateful I am.
- Katie Couric

Cooperation is less stressful than competition.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Competition has been shown to be useful
up to a certain point and no further,
but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today,
begins where competition leaves off.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Do you ever question why our educational system
teaches competition rather than cooperation?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two kinds of people,
those who do the work,
and those who take the credit.
Try to be in the first group;
there is less competition there.
- Indira Gandhi

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual,
it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival
of the fittest in every department.
- Andrew Carnegie

Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices
that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
- Orrin Hatch

Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business,
probably everything in all the United States or in
all of western civilization,
is about competition.
- T-Bone Burnett

Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears
all competition and dreads all rivals.
- Fulton J. Sheen

You should be having more fun in high school,
exploring things because you want to explore them and
learning because you love learning-not worrying about competition.
- Maya Lin

I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning.
I have long believed that athletic competition among
people and nations should replace violence and wars.
- Johnny Weissmuller

I didn't want to become an actress because the competition
with my mother would have been to much to live up to.
- Isabella Rossellini

In Europe, architects consider themselves artists.
They think they're special when they win a competition.
- Helmut Jahn

Then I received support from the Government to compete for my country,
and to represent Cuba in competition.
- Alberto Juantorena

They demanded a monopoly of the coasting trade,
in order to get higher freights than they could get
in open competition with the carriers of the world.
- Robert Toombs

Encourage kids to enjoy running and play in athletics.
Don't force them to run too much competition.
- Arthur Lydiard

In addition to the decline in competition,
American politics today is characterized by a growing
ideological polarization between the two major political parties.
- Thomas E. Mann

Unless a player goes in for intensive play and tournament competition,
two racquets are sufficient.
- Helen Wills Moody

The stark reality facing us today is that without the labour reforms,
workers will get neither the income nor jobs in the
face of cut-throat global economic competition.
- Kim Y. Sam

The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated
does not leave us the survival of the fittest.
The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

Most of the competition was into bulk popcorn because
of the major increases in the Drive-In Theatre Outlets.
- Orville Redenbacher

I find capitalism repugnant.
It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating...
because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.
- Fidel Castro

The ultimate victory in competition is derived from
the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done
your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.
- Howard Cosell

The healthiest competition occurs when average people
win by putting above average effort.
- Colin Powell

Because I just like sports, I like athletics and I like competition.
- Trishelle Cannatella

An artist is somebody who enters into competition with God.
- Patti Smith

Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry.
- John George Nicolay

Olympics is global competition in which eighty,
ninety, hundred, hundred and ten countries participate.
- George Pataki

Competition is a sin.
- John D. Rockefeller

Guys aren't threatening.
Other girls are the competition.
You are usually what they're fighting over.
- Jonathan Bennett

It hasn't been hard getting nominated,
but winning it is another thing.
The competition is tough.
- Gary Burton

I have some women friends but I prefer men.
Don't trust women.
There is a built-in competition between women.
- Edna O'Brien

Well, we know that people in Australia love the idea
of both Impulse and Virgin Blue getting up and adding a bit of competition,
and it's fun to be able to deliver it.
- Richard Branson

Sure, I have advice for people starting to write.
Don't.
I don't need the competition.
- Robert B. Parker

Some people don't like competition because it makes them work harder,
better.
- Drew Carey

There's fierce competition between all the networks
to get the guest who can bring the most pertinent information
about whatever the story of the moment happens to be.
- Bob Schieffer

The object of this competition is not to be mean to
the losers but to find a winner.
The process makes you mean because you get frustrated.
- Simon Cowell

We got to know the competition very well.
In the '50s popcorn made a big growth in sales.
Our main push was to produce the best quality and sell
in quality retail outlets.
- Orville Redenbacher

Athletic competition clearly defines the unique power of our attitude.
- Bart Starr

Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make
spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
- George Leonard

No more pronouncements on lousy verse.
No more hidden competition.
No more struggling not to be a square.
- Louise Bogan

I think it's really important to look at the big picture
instead of just one competition.
- Shannon Miller

The Beatles had just come out, and everybody had a band.
It was incredible competition out there.
- Gregg Allman

I don't know if it's just me or everyone,
but the whole vibe with skiing is not so much thriving
on competition against others as it is against myself and the clock.
- Picabo Street

I think it is absolutely essential in a democracy to
have competition in the media,
a lot of competition, and we seem to be moving away from that.
- Walter Cronkite

Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap
foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants.
- Lamar S. Smith


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