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Robert Adams Quotes and Sayings

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Television probably has become the most evocative,
widely observed signpost we have.
- Robert Adams

No place is boring, if you've had a good night's sleep
and have a pocket full of unexposed film.
- Robert Adams

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

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

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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

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

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

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

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

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

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

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

Television has dried up for my generation,
so it's plays and films.
- Michael Gambon

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

Some television programs are so much chewing gum for the eyes.
- John Mason Brown

When I came to England at the very beginning of commercial
television it was easy for me because I was only doing
one or two shows a week at most.
It was really a holiday.
- Richard Lester

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

My dignity and good television - they'll never meet.
- Adam Savage

I think a lot of people in television news look at
the cable networks with great envy.
- Chris Wallace

Life is so fast these days, and we're exposed to so much information.
Television makes us a witness to such misery.
- Gates McFadden

My whole goal was to be able to work in television
and film and maintain a normal life,
never be in a tabloid.
- Pauley Perrette

Television doesn't make stars.
It's the written media, the press, that makes stars.
- Chevy Chase

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

I have as much artistic freedom in my television work as I have in my films.
- Ted Kotcheff

Television is a medium of entertainment which permits
millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time,
and yet remain lonesome.
- T. S. Eliot

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

Television contracts the imagination and radio expands it.
- Terry Wogan

I think that I recall the nostalgic '50s:
the start of early television and rock-and-roll,
and I think everything seemed to get very generic.
Not much has changed.
- Rick Moranis

We were the laughingstock of that first season...
It was with great relish several years later that I
received a TV Guide award for favorite actress on television.
- Roma Downey

Being on a television series is sort of life-altering on every level.
- Victor Garber

It is a different genre - a show about something other than doctors,
lawyers and cops.
Teachers are something completely different.
I think it makes for very interesting television.
- Chi McBride

Violence and smut are of course everywhere on the airwaves.
You cannot turn on your television without seeing them,
although sometimes you have to hunt around.
- Dave Barry

Color television!
Bah, I won't believe it until I see it in black and white.
- Samuel Goldwyn

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

TV critics, who traditionally hate television and make
their living writing about it,
often didn't like what I did on the air.
- Charles Kuralt

Martyrs cannot be silenced.
- the television show Star Trek: The Next Generation

The money is better in films and television.
But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding.
- Christopher Eccleston

Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now -
no sport is.
The national pastime, like it or not,
is watching television.
- Bob Greene

The nuclear generator of brain sludge is television.
- Dave Barry

I hate television.
I hate it as much as peanuts.
But I can't stop eating peanuts.
- Orson Welles

Personally, I don't think the film and television industries
are run as well as they used to be.
Oh sure, we've got great digital effects now but...
where are the visionaries?
- Bill Mumy

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

I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech,
adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices.
What role does silence have in all this noise?
- Federico Fellini

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

If you believe that your thoughts originate inside your brain,
do you also believe that television shows are made
inside your television set?
- Warren Ellis

I have a new television show in the works,
and that is all I can say right now.
- Angie Stone

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

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

Every movie I've been in has ended up on television.
- Tony Curtis

I grew up without a television.
It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself.
- Emily Watson

It is commonly agreed that children spend more hours
per year watching television than in the classroom,
and far less in actual conversation with their parents.
- Paul Weyrich

Conversation like television set on honeymoon...
unnecessary.
- Peter Sellers

I always wanted to be a full-time musician.
Every television job I had was a means to buy a grand piano,
or to put in a recording studio, or something like that.
- John Tesh

We don't perceive a contradiction between writing books,
making films or producing a television program.
These days you can't choose how you want to express yourself anymore.
- Alexander Kluge

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

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

Television's not going read stories to you.
- Kurt Loder

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

The internet is a total inversion of television.
It's the opposite.
- Joel Hodgson

I've made a connection with the television audience
by being a proud Latino man.
I am passionate for what I do, courageous in the face of peril,
honest and straightforward.
- Geraldo Rivera

Television is not the exclusive target of promoters.
Is Superman really worthy of a Newsweek cover?
- Phil Donahue

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

In Beverly Hills...
they don't throw their garbage away.
They make it into television shows.
- Woody Allen

You get to that age where you're watching a lot of television,
and who doesn't want to be on television?
- Jason Marsden

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

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


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