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Robert Fraser Quotes and Sayings

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Television should be kept in its proper place -
beside us,
before us, but never between us and the larger life.
- Robert Fraser

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

 

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

Gleason became like a mentor of mine.
I had Gleason helping me on television,
Godfrey on radio.
- Larry King

Television studios bet the farm on reality shows,
where they didn't need any actors and movie studios
had no plans for any quality movies that required the presence of me.
- Alfre Woodard

That crossover of whether it's entertainment or news
is the biggest crock of b.s.
in television today, because it's all entertainment.
- Vince McMahon

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

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

But I never, never thought of the ministry nor did -
of course,
television when I was growing up, there was no television.
So I didn't know anything about it.
- Pat Robertson

Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain.
- Jessica Savitch

I knew when I grew up, I always wanted to be a liar,
and if you're in television, you're lying because you're
just pretending to be yourself much like I'm doing now.
- John Ritter

I was always singing and dancing for my mother when
I wasn't glued to the television watching I Love Lucy
or the Carol Burnett Show.
- Debra Messing

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

Everything has been homogenized.
Over time, with television and jet travel,
everybody has blended together.
Some of our wonderful charm has been lost.
- Bruce Paltrow

I've always just gone with the best role,
and I don't care if it's in theater,
film or television.
- Kristen Johnston

I have never seen a bad television program,
because I refuse to.
God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off.
- Jack Paar

In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered
that the truths are withheld.
- Charles Keating

It's about the power of design and the power of the human spirit.
It's above paying anybody to do something stupid for
money like reality television does -
like ambushing people.
- Genevieve Gorder

I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church.
Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television
singing their hearts out.
- Tommy Shaw

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

I have this phobia: I don't like mirrors.
And I don't watch myself on television.
If anything comes on, I make them shut it off,
or I leave the room.
- Pamela Anderson

Book - what they make a movie out of for television.
- Leonard L. Levinson

I got an early education from television.
- Debra Wilson

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

And the Institute sent me a little film footage of
Kinsey himself preparing to do an interview for television to talk about his work,
so that was quite valuable for me.
- Liam Neeson

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

People love coming on television, even if they have to show their miseries.
- Victoria Abril

All television is educational television.
The question is: what is it teaching?
- Nicholas Johnson

The music and everything we're doing on the stage and
on television backs itself up.
If that's what gets people's curiosity going or brings their attention to us,
that's fine.
- Tina Yothers

I don't think I miss anything by not watching television.
- Alexandra Paul

Today's audience knows more about what's on television than what's in life.
- Larry Gelbart

So many people treat you like you're a kid so you might
as well act like one and throw your television out of the hotel window.
- Gerard Way

There are days when any electrical appliance in the house,
including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment
possibilities than the television set.
- Harriet Van Horne

Television wasn't prestigious.
- Dorothy Malone

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

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

I just always had a love for television and movies.
- Bruce Boxleitner

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

Actually, the kids at school don't treat me any differently
at all just because I'm on television.
- Beverley Mitchell

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

The one good thing about television is the money;
you can make a lot more money than in newspapers.
- Will McDonough

Even as voters, we try to keep up with the guys as much as possible,
mainly through television or ESPN.
- Marcus Allen

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

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

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

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

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

There is no way you can get people to believe you on
screen if they know who you really are through television.
- Jack Nicholson

Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it,
as well as contributing to the need for it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

It is to TV that I owe my freedom from bondage of the Latin lover roles.
Television came along and gave me parts to chew on.
It gave me wings as an actor.
- Ricardo Montalban

Movies are movies, television is television.
- Dirk Benedict

I'm very wary of news on television.
- Val Kilmer

When political figures are shown on television or in movies,
it's always the liberal Democrats that are shown to be humane,
caring people.
- Pat Boone

Television won't be able to hold on to any market it
captures after the first six months.
People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night.
- Darryl F. Zanuck

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 and film are our libraries now.
Our history books.
- David Strathairn

I've worked in television long enough to know that
when you stop enjoying that type of thing you go home and do something else.
- Mark Haddon

When I was about 9, I had polio, and people were very
frightened for their children,
so you tended to be isolated.
I was paralyzed for a while, so I watched television.
- Francis Ford Coppola


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