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Justin Kaplan Quotes and Sayings

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Television, despite its enormous presence,
turns out to have added pitifully few lines to the communal memory.
- Justin Kaplan

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I like to have fun with them.
I like to toy with them a little bit.
we're making television, after all.
Right?
- Phil Keoghan

While theoretically and technically television may be feasible,
commercially and financially it is an impossibility.
- Lee De Forest

In 1949 there was a new thing called Television,
to which my agency and advisers opposed as a performance medium.
- Loretta Young

As the age of television progresses the Reagans will be the rule,
not the exception.
To be perfect for television is all a President has to be these days.
- Gore Vidal

I had - all my life, everybody who knew me thought
that I would probably grow up to be a reporter,
a newspaper reporter because we didn't have much television in those days.
- Bob Schieffer

It's not that I'm knocking the movie and television work.
- George Peppard

Well, this week for example, I was just in Los Angeles
making a documentary for German television on whales.
They had tried to get me in England where they missed me.
- Wavy Gravy

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

Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television.
It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet.
A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
- Andy Rooney

I write for a certain sphere of readers in the United
States who on average watch seven and a half hours
of multichannel television per day.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I find television very educating.
Every time somebody turns on the set,
I go into the other room and read a book.
- Groucho Marx

In this country, you have movie actors and theatre
actors and television actors.
- Max von Sydow

To have my fan club.
I am very proud of doing everything.
I try to support my parents, friends and fans.
I am also proud of my performing in the visual arts,
and motion television.
- Chris Burke

Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close
to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans,
and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.
- Peter Benchley

There's something about prime time television and the
way the song is going to come off on the air.
I'm very concerned, very self-conscious about that.
- Jon Secada

I worked at a local television station and I got a
chance to direct and do all those things -
worked kiddie shows,
Ranger House show with the hand puppets and things like that.
- Barry Levinson

We didn't have television in those days,
and many people didn't even have radios.
My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening.
- Beverly Cleary

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

Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid,
and the majority of reading material I collected was
an adjunct to that central concern,
comic books and magazines included.
- Chris Ware

My first Top of the Pops I didn't want to do.
I was terrified.
I'd never done television before.
Seeing the video afterwards was like watching myself die.
- Kate Bush

Aaron Spelling went further than anyone has ever gone for television.
- Linda Evans

If I feel in need of sleep, I just open a book or turn on the television.
Both are better than any sleeping pill.
- Ethel Merman

Richard Lloyd of Television is one of my favorite guitarists.
His mentor was Jimi Hendrix when he was just 14.
Jimi was always pounding everything he knew into that kid.
- Tina Weymouth

I do it because I love acting, I love working,
and whether it's radio, television, films,
theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it.
- Joan Collins

It's a good thing Winston Churchill was around before
the shallow age of television.
He might never have become one of the greatest leaders of all time.
- Neil Cavuto

These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up.
Television became the new religion a long time back
and the media has taken over.
- Van Morrison

Every day I turn on my television set and I see Newt Gingrich on television,
I rejoice.
- Martin Frost

Internet mailing lists are like Fox television shows.
They have really cool previews, and they get you all excited about them,
but they just don't live up to their promises.
- John Dobbin

Television, although It's in steep decline,
still occasionally gives voices to people who don't have voices.
- Christopher Eccleston

The thing that cracks me up is how these reality characters
start out thrilled and excited just to be on television,
and how they move to thinking they are as big as the Friends.
- Kathy Griffin

I can think of nothing more boring for the American people
than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour
looking at my face on their television screens.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

No, I worked a lot for European television,
doing documentaries in Brazil.
- Walter Salles

Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute
the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment
(with the exception of porn).
- John Podhoretz

Well I'm not much of a singer.
But it's been a really nice time to do film,
television, theater and have it all happening at once.
That wasn't planned but it just happens.
- Peter Krause

I've been doing a lot of music for films and television for quite a few years.
- Jan Hammer

Anyway, that was the germ of the idea and of course...
you know this was early days of sociology and whatever,
especially on television.
- Michael Apted

Thank God we're living in a country where the sky's the limit,
the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television.
- Joan Rivers

I haven't killed anyone on television in years and years.
Must have been twenty something years.
- Gavin MacLeod

Pete Rozelle used television to get the game to the
American public by creating the Super Bowl and making
it the biggest sporting event in the world.
- Will McDonough

Local television and local TV news isn't telling the
voters about local candidates.
- Reed Hundt

I'm sure 50 percent of television ads use rhyme.
- Paul Muldoon

Interesting.
You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries,
but you imprison those who employ it privately.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

When The Muppet Show ended, we all sat around and said,
what kind of television show would we like to do.
We felt the need these days are for some quality children's programming.
- Jim Henson

I know it sounds hokey but I think, ultimately,
on television you can't hide who you are.
- Robert Urich

Time is money, as they say, and it was never more apropos
than on a television show,
where a minute is worth about $200!
- Dirk Benedict

Hill Street Blues might have been the first television show that had a memory.
One episode after another was part of a cumulative
experience shared by the audience.
- Steven Bochco

That is the thing I'm most grateful for in this industry
to be able to spin in those different mediums,
with television, film and the stage -
at this stage of the game.
- Blair Underwood

Then the early punk rock period with Television and the Ramones.
That's what I loved- that's what I was listening to
immediately prior to when I started to play.
- Arto Lindsay

I was mostly interested in it as a theatrical film.
Personally, I am not so interested in television,
simply because I don't watch television myself.
I'm into movies.
- Bille August

When I can't sleep, I'll start thinking about how many shows I've done,
count up the number of television shows and movies.
- Robert Wagner

Television has created a nation of news junkies who
tune in every night to get their fix on the world.
- Robert MacNeil

I am pretty much a sucker any really bad reality television.
- Sara Gilbert

And I tried it and I felt, I guess I must have been
pulled in by the red light of television and now I've been on TV since 1992.
- Star Jones

Many people think I'm a television personality.
I never have been!
Just someone who acts it.
- Graham Kennedy

You never know what's going to happen with television these days.
- Patrick Warburton


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