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The speed of communications is wondrous to behold.
by Edward R. Murrow

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold.
It is also true that speed can multiply
the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
- Edward R. Murrow

Related topics: Government Political Cynical

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

To be persuasive, we must be believable;
to be believable, we must be credible;
to be credible, we must be truthful.
- Edward R. Murrow

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

 

The obscure we see eventually.
The completely obvious,
it seems, takes longer.
- Edward R. Murrow

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

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People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

Anyone who isn't confused,
really doesn't understand the situation.
- Edward R. Murrow

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world
doesn't mean you are wiser
than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
- Edward R. Murrow

Fame is morally neutral.
- Edward R. Murrow

Good night, and good luck.
- Edward R. Murrow

Just once in a while, let us exalt
the importance of ideas and information.
- Edward R. Murrow

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

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
- Edward R. Murrow

We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
- Edward R. Murrow

The politician in my country seeks votes,
affection and respect, in that order.
With few notable exceptions,
they are simply men who want to be loved.
- Edward R. Murrow

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
- Edward R. Murrow

No one can terrorize a whole nation,
unless we are all his accomplices.
- Edward R. Murrow

If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ
in color for a full hour,
there would be a considerable number of stations
which would decline to carry it on the grounds
that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
- Edward R. Murrow

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
When the loyal opposition dies,
I think the soul of America dies with it.
- Edward R. Murrow

A satellite has no conscience.
- Edward R. Murrow

We will not walk in fear, one of another.
We are not descended from fearful men,
Not from men who feared to write, to speak,
To associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
This is no time... to keep silent.
- Edward R. Murrow

The newest computer can merely compound, at speed,
the oldest problem in the relations between human beings,
and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem,
of what to say and how to say it.
- Edward R. Murrow

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
- David Farragut

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Alexander Pope

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
- Mary Kay Ash

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe.
High-speed Internet connections and low-cost,
skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.
- Bob Taft

Everyone told me to pass on Speed because it was a 'bus movie.'
- Sandra Bullock

A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good
nutrition program to help speed up my recovery.
I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order
to get back out on the ice.
- Sasha Cohen

In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light,
they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.
- Howard Nemerov

I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes.
It involves Russia.
- Woody Allen

I wasn't naturally gifted in terms of size and speed;
everything I did in hockey I worked for,
and that's the way I'll be as a coach.
- Wayne Gretzky

When you're doing a play you get to go full speed ahead,
all night, in front of an audience.
It's a roller-coaster ride, responding to other actors,
it feeds you.
- Sean Patrick Thomas

As I've been able to once again gain the benefits of speed work,
I'm enjoying my running more and more.
- Frank Shorter

In love, somehow, a man's heart is always either exceeding the speed limit,
or getting parked in the wrong place.
- Helen Rowland

I've completed the first part of my preparations without injury problems.
My speed is good and I'm doing lots of volume for strength.
- Jonathan Brown

One trouble with developing speed reading skills is
that by the time you realize a book is boring you've already finished it.
- Franklin P. Jones

In externals we advance with lightening express speed,
in modes of thought and sympathy we lumber on in stage-coach fashion.
- Frances E. Willard

This growth in the number, speed of formation,
permanence, delicacy and complexity of associations
possible for an animal reaches its acme in the case of man.
- Edward Thorndike

To suffer the penalty of too much haste,
which is too little speed.
- Plato

My speed is my greatest asset.
- Peter Bondra

The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger,
use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly
half the distance to the mound.
- Steve Carlton

In its report, the Cox Committee concludes that China is using stolen U.S.
design information to speed up its deployment of a
new nuclear missile force.
- Charles Foster Bass

I could produce spurts of speed and after taking up
athletics I found myself running quite quickly over 400m.
- Michael East

The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the
new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it,
the speed of his acceptance.
- E. B. White

The primary factor in a successful attack is speed.
- Lord Mountbatten

I made three movies in 1995 and I was unhappy with all of them:
Sleepers,
Incognito, and Speed 2.
- Jason Patric

Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see
the natural forces which will enable us to fly from
continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of a bird.
- Simon Newcomb

The rate of change is not going to slow down anytime soon.
If anything, competition in most industries will probably
speed up even more in the next few decades.
- John P. Kotter

Howard Hughes was this visionary who was obsessed with
speed and flying like a god...
I loved his idea of what filmmaking was.
- Martin Scorsese

The best advice is to take it easy, respect speed limits
and do not try to make up time lost in the tailbacks on the open road.
- Emma Caulfield

Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
- Aldous Huxley

I believe you'll develop speed via strength work which includes hill running,
either repeats, or running hilly courses as the Kenyans do on a steady basis.
- Bill Rodgers

I've always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team.
- Lee Iacocca

What good is speed if the brain has oozed out on the way.
- St.
Jerome

I started reading and talking and interviewing nutritionists
and a thread was starting to form for me which is -
a protein digests in a different rate of speed than a carbohydrate.
- Suzanne Somers

Throughout my career I swam for form.
Speed came as a result of it.
- Johnny Weissmuller

The speed of light sucks.
- John Carmack

One way to get high speed to the home is over cable systems.
- Jon Postel

Without going to what I think is my limit.
I always say that my ideal is to get pole with the minimum effort,
and to win the race at the slowest speed possible.
- Alain Prost

The one effective method of defending one's own territory
from an offensive by air is to destroy the enemy's
air power with the greatest possible speed.
- Giulio Douhet

It's hard to regulate the speed at which you can achieve
something creative and emotional.
- Carol Kane

Speed Racer is good to cut your teeth on,
but if anyone has not seen Akira, go get it.
- James Marsters

I just felt that if I went into Speed 2,
I just...
wouldn't have come up out of the water.
- Keanu Reeves


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