Popular Quotes and Sayings about Television

It is easier to stay out than get out. ~Mark Twain

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. ~Unknown

Eat a live toad the first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. ~Unknown

Go, and never darken my towels again. ~Groucho Marx

Either this man is dead or my watch has stopped. ~Groucho Marx

Everything is in a state of flux, including the status quo. ~Robert Byrne

[Television is] the triumph of machine over people. ~Fred Allen

We are drawn to our television sets each April the way we are drawn to the scene of an accident. ~Vincent Canby

I never know how much of what I say is true. ~Bette Midler

The great thing about television is that if something important happens anywhere in the world, day or night, you can always change the channel. ~From %22Taxi%22

Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks. ~Eric Sevareid

The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were. ~David Brinkley

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other. ~Ann Landers

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. ~Abraham Lincoln

It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper. ~Rod Serling

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking. ~Thomas A. Edison

The Americans have need of the telephone, but we do not. We have plenty of messenger boys. ~Sir William Preece

The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name. ~Aldous Huxley

Television has raised writing to a new low. ~Samuel Goldwyn

TV is chewing gum for the eyes. ~Frank Lloyd Wright

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

Drama is life with the dull bits cut out. ~Alfred Hitchcock

Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke. ~Hermann Hesse

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