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The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast,
by Walter Cronkite

The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast,
which would not have been twice as good as the half-hour newscast,
but many times as good.
- Walter Cronkite

When you're bringing in a fairly unknown candidate
challenging a sitting president,
the population needs a lot more information than reduced coverage provides.
- Walter Cronkite

There's a little more ego involved in these jobs than people might realize.
- Walter Cronkite

We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary
act of intelligently selecting our leaders.
- Walter Cronkite

 

Our job is only to hold up the mirror -
to tell and show the public what has happened.
- Walter Cronkite

In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
- Walter Cronkite

Dan Rather and I just aren't especially chummy.
- Walter Cronkite

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I want to say that probably 24 hours after I told CBS
that I was stepping down at my 65th birthday,
I was already regretting it.
And I regretted it every day since.
- Walter Cronkite

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

America's health care system is neither healthy,
caring, nor a system.
- Walter Cronkite

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about
as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.
- Walter Cronkite

I've gone from the most trusted man in America to one of the most debated.
- Walter Cronkite

Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets.
You take a little pill of news every day -
23 minutes -
and that's supposed to be enough.
- Walter Cronkite

The perils of duck hunting are great -
especially for the duck.
- Walter Cronkite

I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't
give this game of life everything he's got.
- Walter Cronkite

There is no such thing as a little freedom.
Either you are all free, or you are not free.
- Walter Cronkite

I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great,
important men have quit to spend time with their families
who spent any more time with their family.
- Walter Cronkite

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I welcome change as a great adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces
that incessantly draw great events.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Because of a great love, one is courageous.
- Lao Tzu

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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