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Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing
by Richard J. Daley

Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing
attention on the problems of our society.
- Richard J. Daley

Power is dangerous unless you have humility.
- Richard J. Daley

The policeman isn't there to create disorder;
the policeman is there to preserve disorder.
- Richard J. Daley

Look at our Lords disciples.
One denied Him; one doubted Him; one betrayed Him.
If our Lord couldn't have perfection,
how are you going to have it in city government?
- Richard J. Daley

 

We all like to hear a man speak out on his convictions and principles.
But at the same time, you must understand that when
you're running on a ticket,
you're running with a team.
- Richard J. Daley

Even the Lord had skeptical members of His party.
- Richard J. Daley

The strength of the Democratic Party of Cook County
is not something that just happened.
- Richard J. Daley

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We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.
- Richard J. Daley

A newspaper is the lowest thing there is.
- Richard J. Daley

Good government is good politics.
- Richard J. Daley

The police are not here to create disorder,
they're here to preserve disorder.
- Richard J. Daley

No poll can equal the day-to-day visits of the men
and women of the Democratic Party.
- Richard J. Daley

We as Democrats have no apologies to make to anyone.
- Richard J. Daley

They have vilified me, they have crucified me;
yes,
they have even criticized me.
- Richard J. Daley

I'm not the last of the old bosses.
I'm the first of the new leaders.
- Richard J. Daley

We are proud to have with us the poet lariat of Chicago.
- Richard J. Daley

What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician'
if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public
office and trying to do something for his people?
- Richard J. Daley

Don't worry if they're Democrats or Republicans.
Give them service and they'll become Democrats.
- Richard J. Daley

The Democratic Party is the party that opened its arms.
We opened them to every nationality,
every creed.
We opened them to the immigrants.
The Democratic Party is the party of the people.
- Richard J. Daley

We have to face it: in America today the way to have
fun and celebrate is to break a store window and take something.
That's the way it is, today in America,
and we have to accept it.
- Richard J. Daley

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)

Where there is no emotion,
there is no motive for violence.
- the character Spock in the Star Trek television series

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

I think people have a vague sense that the television system is changing.
- Michael K. Powell

Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.
- Woody Allen

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
- Fred Allen

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

The car trip can draw the family together,
as it was in the days before television when parents
and children actually talked to each other.
- Andrew H. Malcolm

Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

Television has brought back murder into the home -
where it belongs.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television has a real problem. They have no page two.
- Art Buchwald

If everyone demanded peace
instead of another television set,
then there'd be peace.
- John Lennon

In the age of television, image becomes more important than substance.
- S. I. Hayakawa

I have always been of the mind that good work is good work,
whether performed on stage, on television or in film and,
like any reasonable actor, I keep my options open.
- Benjamin Bratt

At the moment I'm enjoying a new challenge at the Royal Opera House,
but I'm also keen to pursue my interest in television
and particularly in science.
- Deborah Bull

I'm not up on today's television for children,
because it's mostly cartoons that don't seem to interest me.
- William Jackson

Much of the messy advertising you see on television
today is the product of committees.
Committees can criticize advertisements,
but they should never be allowed to create them.
- David Ogilvy

If I turn on the television, am I to believe that that is America? I'm sorry,
I don't believe that's America.
- Karen Black

My father hated radio and could not wait for television
to be invented so he could hate that too.
- Peter De Vries

I don't see on television the kind of blood and guts
and body parts blown apart that maybe you're referring to,
but it certainly is in that BATMAN feature and I found it very offensive.
- Burt Ward

At that time I was making the largest salary known
on television and I didn't want to see it die because
those were the years paying off when I wasn't making anything.
- Larry Hagman

Cutting edge, breakthrough, television.
That's what we want to do.
- Anthony Michael Hall

You know, I'm almost out of the habit of watching episodic television now.
- Dick Van Dyke

The threat to free television.
The reason television is free is because it is a life
support system for commercials.
That fundamental aspect is about to change.
- Dick Wolf

Television is just one more facet of that considerable
segment of our society that never had any standard but the soft buck.
- Raymond Chandler

I have no television - I hate it.
- Patricia Highsmith

Television, as you know, can kind of jettison you into a whole new world.
- David Caruso

The only way to do news on television is not to be terrified of it.
- David Brinkley

Mass communication, radio, and especially television,
have attempted, not without success,
to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
- Eugenio Montale

The radio for these women is like television is for us today,
which is really like looking at the radio.
- Debbie Allen

Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books.
The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
- Camille Paglia

You know, it is a terrible thing to appear on television,
because people think that you actually know what you're talking about.
- David Attenborough

To be on television and have my nieces and nephews see me,
and seeing them wear my shirt to the games and be proud,
it's so sweet.
Sometimes it feels like it's just a dream.
- Sue Wicks

I was at a luncheon; and some cameras were trained on us.
I dont' know whether they were for television or not.
You know how little I know about cameras.
- June Allyson

But I think the image that's thrown out on television is a bad image.
Because you see players who want to imitate hip-hop stars.
And the NBA is taking advantage of the situation.
- Oscar Robertson

At the same time, television theatre became more visibly active.
- Andrzej Wajda

Animation did not become the dominant form of children's
television until the '60s.
- Annette Funicello

I know I'm an actor, but I'm not at all a believer
in people watching a lot of TV.
I've never had television in my home.
- Alexandra Paul

I think that probably the - I don't give quotes to studios.
They have to get those out of the paper or from television.
So they wouldn't have had my quote opening day.
- Roger Ebert

I don't really get a chance to watch much television.
I mostly watch BBC Worldwide and repeats of Seinfeld
and Everybody Loves Raymond.
- Will Estes

I think television's become a downright dangerous thing.
It has no moral barometer whatsoever.
If you want to talk about something that is all about money,
just watch the television.
- Tom Petty

And then I went into television; and then television
moved from the East Coast to Hollywood.
- Skitch Henderson

I have been defending Israel's right to exist,
and to defend itself against terrorism,
for many years-on college campuses, in television appearances and in debate.
- Alan Dershowitz

Television? The word is half Greek, half Latin.
No good can come of it.
- C. P. Scott

There is a certain moment in the film when the son
is in the nursing home and he goes to the television
and turns it off because he sees himself in the image.
- Atom Egoyan

Television saved the movies.
The Internet is going to save the news business.
- Matt Drudge

The sense of national catastrophe is inevitably heightened in a television age,
when the whole country participates in it.
- R. W. Apple, Jr.

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda,
and entertainment without moral passion is television.
- Rita Mae Brown


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