Quotes and Sayings about Vision



"It gets so boring at home. After all, how many reruns of Abbott and Costello movies can a guy watch on television?"
- Bud Abbott
(Related: Movies, Home, Television)

"Earth's dispossessed are vulnerable targets for extremists: those who teach that global justice is meaningless; that satisfaction can come only in violence, division, and intellectual isolation."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Earth, Isolation, Justice, Satisfaction, Violence)

"People love coming on television, even if they have to show their miseries."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Love, People, Television)

"In my experience, problems most frequently arise from those who report for television, with little field experience in your area but an insatiable appetite for a sound bite."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Experience, Appetite, Problems, Sound, Television)

"Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society."
- John Adams
(Related: Society, Abuse, Party, Words)

"Television probably has become the most evocative, widely observed signpost we have."
- Robert Adams
(Related: Television)

"Fortunately, both television adaptations and the film I've been involved with are pieces of work that I'm proud of, so I'm very happy for people to focus on them."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Work, People, Film, Focus, Television)

"One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered. One single duty imposes itself upon our wills: the duty of stubborn resistance."
- King Albert II
(Related: Vision, Duty, Independence)

"I always say if you've seen good acting on television, those actors are really good. Because there's just not enough time. You don't have any preparation."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Time, Acting, Actors, Preparation, Television)

"I really love the process, with stage, of rehearsal, you get to create a character, and you have a beginning, a middle, and an end of story. And in television, you don't."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Love, Character, Beginning, End, Television)

"Right now, more people enjoy movies, music, television and movies than they do video games."
- J Allard
(Related: Movies, Music, People, Games, Now, Right, Television)

"That's the only way I can control my movie. If you shoot everything, then everything is liable to end up in the movie. If you have a vision, you don't have to cover every scene."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Control, Vision, End)

"The radio for these women is like television is for us today, which is really like looking at the radio."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Women, Television, Today)

"Imitation is the sincerest form of television."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Imitation, Television)

"Television is the triumph of machine over people."
- Fred Allen
(Related: People, Machine, Television)

"Television is a medium because anything well done is rare."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Television)

"Television is a device that permits people who haven't anything to do to watch people who can't do anything."
- Fred Allen
(Related: People, Television)

"Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil."
- James Allen
(Related: Dreams, Vision, Day, Promise, Prophecy)

"The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities."
- James Allen
(Related: Dreams, Time, Soul, Achievement, Vision, First, Oak, Waking)

"Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Dreams, Vision, Day, Promise, Prophecy)

"The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart - this you will build your life by, and this you will become."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Life, Heart, Vision, Mind, Will)

"You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Thoughts, Vision, Desire, Environment, May, Present, Results, Will)

"Even as voters, we try to keep up with the guys as much as possible, mainly through television or ESPN."
- Marcus Allen
(Related: Television)

"I am very excited to be supporting one of the world's most visionary efforts to seek basic answers to some of the fundamental question about our universe and what other civilisations may exist elsewhere."
- Paul Allen
(Related: Answers, May, Question, Universe, World)

"Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Life, Art, Television)

"In Beverly Hills... they don't throw their garbage away. They make it into television shows."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Television)

"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
(Related: Television)

"And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Journalism, Television, World)

"I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on television because I have been told that is the place to get exposure for ideas."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Ideas, Television)

"It did not occur to us that the Marxists' solution was fraudulent or that their vision was distorted, that whatever the wrongs in our society it was not the ideology of theirs that will cure them."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Society, Vision, Cure, Ideology, Solution, Will, Wrongs)

"Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Experience, Life, Common sense, Measure)

"I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Change, Successful, Clarity, Meaning, Order, Stability, Stress)

"After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Being, Film, Focus, Television, Want, Years)

"I have always fought for ideas - until I learned that it isn't ideas but grief, struggle, and flashes of vision which enlighten."
- Margaret Anderson
(Related: Ideas, Vision, Grief, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Television)

"And that's really what's happening in this country is a violation of the First Commandment. We have become a country entrenched in idolatry, and that idolatry is the dependency upon our government. We're supposed to depend upon God for our protection and our provision and for our daily bread, not for our government."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Government, God, Country, First, Protection)

"The sense of national catastrophe is inevitably heightened in a television age, when the whole country participates in it."
- R. W. Apple, Jr.
(Related: Age, Country, Sense, Television)

"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
(Related: Idea, Television)

"Education is the best provision for old age."
- Aristotle
(Related: Age, Education, Old)

"Television is a powerful medium that has to be used for something better than sitcoms and police shows. On the other hand, if you don't recognize the forces that play on what people watch and what they don't then you're a fool and you should be in a different business."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Business, People, Fool, Play, Police, Television)

"I don't think any industry was ever as closely scrutinized and written about and constantly in the public eye as television."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Eye, Public, Television)

"Three groups spend other people's money: children, thieves, politicians. All three need supervision."
- Dick Armey
(Related: People, Children, Politicians)

"The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Achievement, Humanity, Visions)

"I had started calling her Lucy shortly after we met; I didn't like the name Lucille. That's how our television show was called I Love Lucy, not Lucille."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Love, Name, Television)

"They must therefore not spoil Alexander's undertaking, especially when they were almost at the close of their toils, and were, moreover, no longer in any difficulty about provisions on their coasting cruise."
- Arrian
(Related: Difficulty)

"An illness is like a journey into a far country; it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision."
- Sholem Asch
(Related: Experience, Vision, Country, Illness, Journey)

"Nothing that we have authorized conflicts with any law regarding privacy or any provision of the constitution."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Constitution, Law, Nothing, Privacy)

"We who came here saw what was happening. This was far more than a war in a faraway place. This was a moral imperative, a terrible vision of the future."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: War, Vision, Future)

"I was interested in opera and it seemed to me that the only possible theatre for contemporary opera would be television. So I started working towards a kind of television kind of opera."
- Robert Ashley
(Related: Opera, Television, Theatre)

"When I am working it is up early and coffee and 15 hours of being on the set. When I am not working, it is up late and coffee, golf or softball and hopefully a ball game on the television."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Being, Coffee, Golf, Television)

"We still have a tradition certainly in English television; it's faded a bit in the last five years, but we still have a tradition where the important thing is the quality and the challenging nature of the programming."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Nature, Quality, English, Programming, Television, Tradition, Years)

"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
(Related: People, Talking, Television)

"Television of course actually started in Britain in 1936, and it was a monopoly, and there was only one broadcaster and it operated on a license which is not the same as a government grant."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Government, Television)

"I wanted to make Jerusalem as feature film. But we couldn't finance it only through theatrical release, we couldn't get all the money we needed. We had to get some money from television. So we said, ok, let's do it both ways. So we did it in four parts."
- Bille August
(Related: Finance, Money, Film, Television)

"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
(Related: Movies, Film, Television)

"My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Experience, Thoughts, Vision, Light, Mind)

"If you look at the themes that he struck from the minute he started running for president through today, there is a very high level of consistency, and there is a sense that he is who he is. Obama's governing is completely consistent with the way he campaigned and the themes on which he campaigned, the issues he highlighted, the vision he shared."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Consistency, Vision, President, Running, Sense, Today)

"Each one of us, and, indeed, all those who aspire to national leadership must bring their own visions, views and styles to the business of reforming Nigeria, and the search for solutions."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Business, Leadership, Visions)

"I grew up in the West, grew up on the land, was educated as a geologist. And I came here with a vision of what it is we ought to be doing."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Vision, Land)

"We film in front of a live audience, and I was a theater actor before I got into television, so I like that."
- Jillian Bach
(Related: Actor, Film, Television, Theater)

"We accept it because we have seen the vision. We know that we cannot reap the harvest, but we hope that we may so well prepare the land and so diligently sow the seed that our successors may gather the ripened grain."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Hope, Vision, Harvest, Land, May)

"It's not listed in the Bible, but my spiritual gift, my specific calling from God, is to be a television talk-show host."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: God, Bible, Spiritual, Talk, Television)

"Oh, I was never a businessman. I was a visionary, a dreamer."
- Jim Bakker
"Thence results, for science as well as for industry, the necessity of the division and association of labor. I receive and I give - such is human life. Each directs and is directed in his turn."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Science, Life, Labor, Necessity, Results)

"I've directed a fair amount of television series - so I'm always trying to learn new things. One episode was all hand-held and I'm trying to get better at when you should do things and when you should just shut up and watch what the people are saying."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: People, Saying, Television, Trying)

"But obviously as television began, it so undercut movies that he was trying to think of a way to combine seeing these special things, and the fact that people were just captivated by the magic box."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Movies, People, Fact, Magic, Television, Trying)

"A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: Time, Pretty, Television)

"A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time - patience."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Time, Experience, Courage, Vision, First, Months, Patience)

"So yeah, a good director will be able to listen and hear everything, but have a confident vision of his own that he can say, 'oh yeah - that's a great point.' And you never know; often you can help far more than you think you can, because there's so much more that he's juggling than an actor."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Vision, Actor, Help, Will)

"Here we are in the 70's when everything really is horrible and it really stinks. The mass media, everything on television everything everywhere is just rotten. You know it's just really boring and really evil, ugly and worse."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Evil, Media, Television, Ugly)

"Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there's no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Education, Service, Television)

"John Brown first swam into my vision in the 1960s when I was a political activist in the civil rights movement and the anti-war movement at Chapel Hill, where I went to university."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Vision, Civil rights, First, University)

"Mike Nichols asked if I would do The Birdcage. Mike and I are dear friends but he had never offered me a feature role in a movie. My television career opened other doors for me."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Career, Friends, Television)

"It was considered that you were stepping down by doing television. I almost turned Cybill down because I so wanted to remain a theater actress."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Television, Theater)

"You make a choice whether or not to turn that TV on. We didn't even have a television in the house."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Choice, Television)

"Bill Hanna and I owe an awful lot to television, but we both got our start and built the first phase of our partnership in the movies."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Movies, First, Partnership, Television)

"You can't fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Dancing, Fool, Girls, Television)

"Networks decide who will have a chance to do shows, but it is the viewers who make the final decision of who stays and who goes. I am very fortunate, in that the television viewers of our country have decided that Bob Barker can stay."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Decision, Chance, Country, Television, Will)

"The ultimate function of prophecy is not to tell the future, but to make it. Your successful past will block your visions of the future."
- Joel A. Barker
(Related: Successful, Future, Past, Prophecy, Visions, Will)

"Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world."
- Joel A. Barker
(Related: Change, Time, Dream, Action, Vision, World)

"Your successful past will block your visions of the future."
- Joel A. Barker
(Related: Successful, Future, Past, Visions, Will)

"Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want."
- Clive Barnes
(Related: People, Culture, First, Television, Want)

"The vast majority of Americans agree with us. We're doing everything that we can. We're advertising, right now we're on television with an advertisement running in the Washington area. We've got newspaper ads."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Advertising, Americans, Majority, Now, Right, Running, Television, Washington)

"We are all one - or at least we should be - and it is our job, our duty, and our great challenge to fight the voices of division and seek the salve of reconciliation."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Challenge, Duty, Fight, Job)

"It is essential to an architect to know how to see: I mean to see in such a way that the vision is not overpowered by rational analysis."
- Luis Barragan
(Related: Vision)

"There's tons of creative people in television that have one failure after another, and they just step up higher. I could never get over that. When I had a failure, there was no such thing as just getting over it."
- Chuck Barris
(Related: People, Failure, Television)

"The nuclear generator of brain sludge is television."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Television)

"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
(Related: Television, Violence)

"Race and class are the easiest divisions. It's very stupid."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Class, Race)

"The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Observation, Preparation, Teaching)

"Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Change, Fear, Progress, Action, Hope, Vision, Error, Living)

"Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Fear, Day, Night, Television)

"Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary."
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: Purpose, Vision, Integrity, Play, Will)

"Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."
- Melody Beattie
(Related: Peace, Gratitude, Vision, Past, Sense, Today, Tomorrow)

"At the World Cup and even now at the Confederations Cup, our security provisions will ensure the greatest level of protection possible for all those participating - both inside and outside the stadiums."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Now, Protection, Security, Will, World)

"I was in the tennis bubble. I wasn't thinking about the big picture. I didn't notice what they said on television, I wasn't reading any papers. I had a coach and a manager, and they kept me in the bubble."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Manager, Coach, Reading, Television, Tennis, Thinking)

"I think only of objects: of a leg or an arm, of the wonderful sense of foreshortening, breaking through the plane, of the division of space, of the combination of straight lines in relation to curved ones."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Sense, Space)

"I was totally unknown in the television and film industry in Canada."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Canada, Film, Television)

"But sequence comparisons simply can't account for the development of complex biochemical systems any more than Darwin's comparison of simple and complex eyes told him how vision worked."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Development, Vision, Comparisons, Eyes)

"Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Action, Information, Problems, Visions, World)

"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
(Related: Oceans, Sea, Television, Wildlife, Writing)

"Movies are movies, television is television."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Movies, Television)

"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
(Related: Time, Money, Television, Worth)

"The young people look great on television. They're youthful and have a lot of zip and energy, but when you see them live, they can only do about 20 minutes because they haven't got the training to hold an audience for an hour and a half or so."
- Tony Bennett
(Related: People, Energy, Television, Training)

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: Leadership, Vision, Reality)

"These days, you can do a TV series for five years and all of a sudden be on top of the business. Features don't even run in theaters very long anymore before going right to television."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Business, Right, Television, Years)

"Nobody seems to know yet how television is going to affect the radio, movies, love, housekeeping or the church, but it has definitely revived vaudeville."
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Love, Movies, Church, Housekeeping, Television)

"You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps fatiguing for your imagination, but pure and stripped of what the requirements of life make you add to it in external perception."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Life, Imagination, Perception, Vision, Will)

"Life does not proceed by the association and addition of elements, but by dissociation and division."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Life)

"We owe a lot to Thomas Edison - if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight."
- Milton Berle
(Related: Television)

"When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed. He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'"
- Joe Biden
(Related: Greed, Talk, Television)

"Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Vision, Cynic)

"We got more provisions for our whiskey than the same money, which we paid for the liquor, would have bought; so after all it proved a very profitable investment."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Money, Investment, Liquor)

"The orbit of human vision has widened and art has annexed fresh territories that were formerly denied to it."
- Max Bill
(Related: Art, Vision)

"I got my heroes secondhand, from television and movies, to a certain extent."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Movies, Heroes, Television)

"I believe that people who do not vote in this country have no right to complain about the government that we are now living under. By the same token, if you don't really vote in television, you're never going to have your way. Write a letter to the president of the network."
- Bill Bixby
(Related: Government, People, Country, Living, Network, Now, President, Right, Television, Vote)

"People that complete other people's vision are understated."
- Bjork
(Related: People, Vision)

"I humbly apologise for reality Television."
- Cilla Black
(Related: Reality, Television)

"But reality television is here to stay."
- Cilla Black
(Related: Reality, Television)

"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
(Related: America, Television)

"Female television viewers paid attention to Catherine Gale."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Attention, Television)

"There was no television, so the radio provided you with everything."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Television)

"I much preferred the approach at the anarchist camp, with its shared tasks and collective responsibilities. Everyone played their part. There was no division between workers and consumers."
- John Blair
(Related: Workers)

"I was so sad from losing two of my dogs and my mother. I had this vision of all these animals sitting behind bars. They had no control and were scared. That's why I got into fostering and adopting animals out."
- Linda Blair
(Related: Mother, Control, Vision, Animals, Dogs, Losing)

"It gets kinda monotonous, but that's television. There are plus sides and down sides. The positive side is that you have steady work for nine months of the year for however many years your show is on TV,."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Work, Positive, Months, Television, Years)

"Even on television, the wavelengths that you use, they have to be distributed between countries."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Countries, Television)

"The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency - the belief that the here and now is all there is."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Belief, Failure, Vision, Books, Now)

"The Corporation for Public Broadcasting distributes an annual appropriation that we provide in accordance with a statutory formula, the vast majority of which goes directly to public radio and television stations."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Formula, Majority, Public, Television)

"Television forces people to be larger than life. I would be too shy."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Life, People, Television)

"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
(Related: Experience, First, Memory, Television)

"Being a good television screenwriter requires an understanding of the way film accelerates the communication of words."
- Steven Bochco
(Related: Being, Communication, Film, Television, Understanding, Words)

"Thought is creating divisions out of itself and then saying that they are there naturally."
- David Bohm
(Related: Thought, Saying)

"In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced in television."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Children, Television)

"I've appeared on a weekly syndicated television show since 1980."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Television)

"We must never relinquish the vision of a humane society and a humane world."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: Society, Vision, World)

"The Inspector General issued six reviews and reports on actions taken based on provisions of the act. In those six reports, the IG found that not one violation of an individual's civil liberties - a total of zero - had taken place since the act was instituted."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Act, Actions, Civil liberties)

"Then the album created a tremendous furor and got me kicked off Christian television for two months, and then restored after they settled down and listened to the music and realized there was nothing wrong with it."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Music, Christian, Months, Nothing, Television, Wrong)

"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
(Related: Movies, People, Caring, Democrats, Liberal, Television)

"Nothing is really real unless it happens on television."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Nothing, Television)

"Wouldn't it be great if you could only get AIDS by giving money to television preachers?"
- Elayne Boosler
(Related: Money, Giving, Television)

"Shooting a television show can be very difficult and at times can really wear on you. If you keep reminding yourself that it is a job and you show up together as a team and as a whole, you can prevail."
- David Boreanaz
(Related: Job, Television)

"Leaders of the future will have to be visionary and be able to bring people in - real communicators. These are things that women bring to leadership and executive positions, and it's going to be incredibly valuable and incredibly in demand."
- Anita Borg
(Related: Leadership, Women, People, Future, Will)

"The notion that Congress can change the meaning given a constitutional provision by the Court is subversive of the function of judicial review; and it is not the less so because the Court promises to allow it only when the Constitution is moved to the left."
- Robert Bork
(Related: Change, Congress, Constitution, Court, Meaning, Promises)

"Television and film acting is really fun because you are working with other people and you are not completely responsible for the outcome of the project."
- Alex Borstein
(Related: People, Acting, Film, Fun, Project, Television)

"The vision that the founding fathers had of rule of law and equality before the law and no one above the law, that is a very viable vision, but instead of that, we have quasi mob rule."
- James Bovard
(Related: Equality, Vision, Fathers, Founding, Law, Mob)

"If art has a purpose, it is to interpret life, reproduce it in fresh visions."
- Catherine Drinker Bowen
(Related: Art, Life, Purpose, Visions)

"I just always had a love for television and movies."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Love, Movies, Television)

"They've also asked me now to start on another series that we're gonna do after this Frontier Earth. But it's not science fiction, it's more in the Mystery and Crime division and that's another area I'm very interested in."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Science, Crime, Earth, Fiction, Mystery, Now)

"The making of television has changed quite a bit. Now you have to do them n cheaper budgets."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Budgets, Now, Television)

"In television, the audience has to be comfortable with you, and I've managed to prove that I can be in American homes to some degree, and not necessarily where everyone knows me, either."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: American, Television)

"The geographical isolation and lack of television made world happenings and problems seem remote."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Isolation, Problems, Television, World)

"Al Gore clearly has the vision... it's a much better vision than that of George W. Bush."
- Bill Bradley
(Related: Vision)

"Science fiction encourages us to explore... all the futures, good and bad, that the human mind can envision."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Science, Fiction, Mind)

"I think Pedro understands the universe, the same vision I have, about relationships anyhow."
- Sonia Braga
(Related: Vision, Relationships, Universe)

"If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Actors, Talk, Television)

"Last year, the Assembly of the League, as a result of the initiative taken by the Scandinavian nations, further limited and clarified all the provisions of the clause prescribing the duty of states to participate in sanctions."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Duty, Nations, Result, states)

"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
(Related: Work, Actor, Film, Mind, Open, Options, Television)

"Often times people complain about the lack of time in television, but I have to say, you don't have any more time to film in feature films then you do in television. It's just a question of how many scenes you'll be doing in the course of a day."
- Andre braugher
(Related: Time, People, Day, Film, Question, Television)

"If you're not out front defining your vision, your opponent will spend gobs of money to define it for you."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Money, Vision, Will)

"A campaign is about defining who you are - your vision and your opponent's vision."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Vision)

"Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Childhood, Today, Visions)

"The genius of America is that we are still a land of undiscovered shores, and we are at our best when we open our hearts and allow the night winds to bring renewed visions of great deeds."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Genius, America, Deeds, Land, Night, Open, Visions)

"I pretended I was living with a television family and there was no yelling at home and no one hit me."
- Arthur Bremer
(Related: Family, Home, Living, Television)

"I'm supposed to be the director of a television company, but I've only ever seen that company as a vehicle for making the kind of programmes we wanted to make, getting our ideas on the screen."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Ideas, Company, Television)

"I don't like to watch golf on television because I can't stand people who whisper."
- David Brenner
(Related: People, Golf, Television, Whisper)

"Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Interest, News, Public, Television)

"Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing."
- Robert Bresson
(Related: People, Cinema, Hearing, School, Television)

"The only way to do news on television is not to be terrified of it."
- David Brinkley
(Related: News, Television)

"Almost the first thing I did when I became ill was to buy a truly good television set."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: First, Television)

"The only limits are, as always, those of vision."
- James Broughton
(Related: Vision, Limits)

"And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater, wherein all humans are acting out their parts."
- James Broughton
(Related: Vision, Acting, Shakespeare, Theater, World)

"Television is the most perfect democracy. You sit there with your remote control and vote."
- Aaron Brown
(Related: Control, Democracy, Television, Vote)

"I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Being, Communication, Earth, Hate, Television)

"Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Control, Corporations, Entertainment, Media, Politicians, Thinking)

"Some television programs are so much chewing gum for the eyes."
- John Mason Brown
(Related: Eyes, Television)

"Unlike productions in the other arts, all television shows are born to destroy two other shows."
- Les Brown
(Related: Television)

"It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams."
- Les Brown
(Related: Dreams, Experience, Courage, Vision, Possibilities)

"In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait."
- Les Brown
(Related: Business, People, Audiences, Commerce, Day, Television)

"Serial killers are everywhere! Well, perhaps not in our neighborhood, but on our television screens, at the movie theatres, and in rows and rows of books at our local Borders or Barnes and Noble Booksellers."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Books, Television)

"Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Entertainment, Passion, Propaganda, Television)

"Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Art, Entertainment, Passion, Propaganda, Television)

"Also by my earliest days, I was fascinated by a utopian vision of what the world could be like. I've thought that science could be the basis for a better world, and that's what I've been trying to do all these years."
- George E. Brown, Jr.
(Related: Science, Thought, Vision, Trying, World, Years)

"War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world's first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: War, Policy, Vision, Democracy, First, Foreign policy, states, Terrorism, Today, Traditions, United, World)

"You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn."
- John Buchan
(Related: Civilization, Earth)

"Television has a real problem. They have no page two."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Television)

"Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Time, Thought, Television, Wonder)

"Have you ever seen a candidate talking to a rich person on television?"
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Talking, Television)

"I hate to mention age, but I come from an era when we weren't consumed by technology and television."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Technology, Age, Hate, Television)

"There was splendid fighting on the part of the division on the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th. There was no faltering or hesitation. Each man went to work determined to carry anything in reason."
- John Buford
(Related: Work, Fighting, Hesitation, Man, Reason)

"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
(Related: Science, Challenge, Interest, Opera, Television)

"It's nice because working in England I'm know for working in television and theater when you get a chance to come out, it is quite fun to be out from behind the mask. You need to let people know who you are."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: People, Chance, EnglFun, Television, Theater)

"I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: Hope, Film, Television, Theatre)

"I have also just finished three weeks on a soap opera in England. The soap opera is a rather famous one called Crossroads. It was first on television 25 years ago, and it has recently been brought back. I play the part of a businessman called David Wheeler."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: EnglFamous, First, Opera, Play, Television, Years)

"We need women leaders. But we need them to have a vision for something."
- Charlotte Bunch
(Related: Women, Vision, Leaders)

"My conviction of the necessity of further legislative provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects have been already submitted to you."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Accomplishment, Conviction, Necessity, Opinion, Public)

"The mass media in the days of newspapers and television it's hard to be able to find a story that's about just what you're interested in at the time you're interested in it."
- Guy Burgess
(Related: Time, Media, Newspapers, Television)

"I want to do theater and I am looking forward to doing more Television and Movies. I also want to direct some plays in theater workshops for people with disabilities."
- Chris Burke
(Related: Movies, People, Television, Theater, Want)

"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
(Related: Fans, Friends, Parents, Support, Television)

"The only thing an artist has to remember is to never lose faith in his vision."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Faith, Vision, Artist)

"It's definitely the highest rated pre-school show on Cable. It's difficult to mix markets that way in terms of ratings. It's hard to tell, you know, where channel 12, or Public Television, is."
- Steve Burns
(Related: Public, Television)

"My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred that they had, and the level of physical abuse - my mother would beat up my father, basically - and I think I was drawn to images on television that were bright and reflective."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Mother, Father, Abuse, Hatred, Parents, Television)

"It's about avoiding reality through various escape routes that become addictions and lead to Hell. My character is addicted to television, chocolate, coffee, to her dream of her son, which has no basis in reality."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Son, Dream, Character, Coffee, Hell, Reality, Television)

"All these directors, and I would include the Coen brothers and Quentin, have a very unique vision of what they want. They listen to ideas and make people feel like everyone is making the film."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: People, Ideas, Vision, Brothers, Film, Want)

"Directing television is really hard - it's so fast. You shoot an hour show in seven days."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Television)

"Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history - revisionist historians is what I like to call them."
- George W. Bush
(Related: History, Historians, Now)

"I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Leadership, People, Vision)

"Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Vision, Community, Culture, Diversity, Identity, Sense, State)

"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
(Related: First, Television, Want)

"The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Power, Vision, Act, Books, Lies)

"God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: God, Devil, Effort, Labor)

"We, the people of the United States, we are a great Nation with a great vision."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: People, Vision, Nation, states, United)

"Television sounded really different than the Ramones sounded really different than us sounded really different than Blondie sounded really different than the Sex Pistols."
- David Byrne
(Related: Sex, Television)

"Provision was also made for the distribution of Germany's foreign assets among the Allies."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Germany)

"I enjoy doing both of them very much, concert work particularly, and the division varies from season to season."
- Sarah Caldwell
(Related: Work)

"Bleak House is just the most astounding piece of work. There's huge, visionary poetry in it."
- Simon Callow
(Related: Poetry, Work)

"Wales was in ancient times divided into three parts nearly equal, consideration having been paid, in this division, more to the value than to the just quantity or proportion of territory."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Consideration, Quantity, Value)

"Party of Five won a Golden Globe, it was a well-written television series."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Party, Television)

"To deny women directors, as I suspect is happening in the States, is to deny the feminine vision."
- Jane Campion
(Related: Women, Vision, states)

"When you listen to Christian radio stations - and there are thousands of them now in the United States - and when you listen to Christian television networks - and there are thousands of Christian television shows across the country - they are all politically right."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Christian, Country, Now, Right, states, Television, United)

"I think it goes back to the fact that the evangelical community often does not have a biblical vision of God."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: God, Vision, Community, Fact)

"We are drawn to our television sets each April the way we are drawn to the scene of an accident."
- Vincent Canby
(Related: Accident, April, Television)

"I would like to host a show, something like travel or cooking or something like that, something I'm really interested in, and so I'm pitching a couple television shows."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Travel, Cooking, Television)

"And I'm auditioning right now for a movie, and then I have a script that I'm reading right now for a horror film, and I'm meeting for a couple of television shows that I just had yesterday, and pretty much was offered one of them."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Film, Horror, Meeting, Now, Pretty, Reading, Right, Television, Yesterday)

"We are already expected to be the goodie two shoes. I went through that during my junior high schools where I wasn't allowed to watch television. I wasn't allowed to listen to the radio."
- Nick Cannon
(Related: Schools, Television)

"When you're doing that you lose your focus on the discipline of the business, and how you train people at Hamburger University, and everybody gets on a bigger, different vision, and they're not on the same page."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Business, People, Discipline, Vision, Focus, University)

"After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Design, Vision, America, Competition, Depression, Honor, President, Public)

"The Wilmington, Delaware, television station that bills itself as The Family Minded Station is Channel 69."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Family, Television)

"If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Eating, Television)

"Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone."
- Hodding Carter
(Related: Darkness, News, Television)

"Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Men, Vision, Future, Republicans)

"Television, as you know, can kind of jettison you into a whole new world."
- David Caruso
(Related: Television, World)

"Where there is no vision, there is no hope."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: Hope, Vision)

"If you're doing something new you've got to have a vision. You've got to have a perspective. You've got to have some north star you're aiming for, and you just believe somehow you'll get there, which kind of gets to the passion point."
- Steve Case
(Related: Vision, Passion, Perspective)

"When your child is sick, you have tunnel vision."
- Nick Cassavetes
(Related: Vision)

"If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius in a film is so much better than two hours of mediocrity. I would rather pay to see something different like that."
- Kim Cattrall
(Related: Work, Genius, Vision, Film, Mediocrity, Will, Worth)

"There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?"
- Dick Cavett
(Related: Cause, Comedy, Television)

"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
(Related: Age, Time, Leaders, Television)

"I want you to know that, despite what you might read at times in the newspapers or see on the television news, we have actually been getting a lot of things done the last several months, the U.S.-Canada relationship."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Months, News, Newspapers, Television, Want)

"The Communist vision is the vision of man without God."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: God, Vision, Man)

"Television is just one more facet of that considerable segment of our society that never had any standard but the soft buck."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Society, Television)

"A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair - why, this is the desideratum of mankind."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Truth, Vision, Mankind)

"Television doesn't make stars. It's the written media, the press, that makes stars."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Media, Press, Stars, Television)

"The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an indestructible union disposed of indestructible States."
- Salmon Portland Chase
(Related: Constitution, states)

"Television is democracy at its ugliest."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: Democracy, Television)

"Because of the love affair between the American public and the stock market, it is possible for entrepreneurs, technological visionaries and inventors of every sort to get financing."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Love, American, Entrepreneurs, Public)

"The founding fathers were not only brilliant, they were system builders and systematic thinkers. They came up with comprehensive plans and visions."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Fathers, Founding, Visions)

"Yes, we're trying some new stuff. Some of it might work. Some of it might not. This, of course, is the nature of episodic television. They can't all be gems."
- Marc Cherry
(Related: Nature, Work, Television, Trying)

"If you really think about it, when watching television, you have product placement all the time."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Time, Television)

"Eighty percent of what everyone's talking about never happens. I don't mean in terms of product development that's happening right now, I'm talking about the far-flung visions of the future."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Development, Future, Now, Right, Talking, Visions)

"I had a brief theater background and loved the backstage world there's more backstage work in television, so I saw a job advertised and applied, and got it. That was back in 1977, when getting jobs was easy."
- Lee Child
(Related: Work, Job, Jobs, Television, Theater, World)

"I was fired from my television job, simple as that. Well, downsized, really, a classic 1990s situation."
- Lee Child
(Related: Job, Television)

"To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams."
- Giorgio de Chirico
(Related: Art, Dreams, Work, Childhood, Common sense, Logic, Visions, Will)

"I have been blessed to see visions of eternity; and events in my future that have been important for me to foresee, have been revealed to me."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Eternity, Events, Future, Visions)

"A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Family, Health, Medical, Vision, Benefits, Care, Career, Nothing, Will)

"You know, there are not only - all of the networks, and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines, newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area. I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Diversity, News, Newspapers, Television)

"Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Age, Advice, End, Journey, Old, Road)

"I was a little lacking in vision as mayor - I failed to understand the significance that housing and the revitalization of housing means for a city."
- Henry Cisneros
(Related: Vision)

"I was one of the first generations to watch television. TV exposes people to news, to information, to knowledge, to entertainment. How is it bad?"
- Tom Clancy
(Related: People, Knowledge, Entertainment, First, Generations, Information, News, Television)

"The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system."
- Tom C. Clark
(Related: Prejudice, Public, Result, Television, Will)

"For the resolving powers of our scientific instruments decide, at a given moment, of the size and the vision of our Universe, and of the image we then make of ourselves."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Vision, Universe)

"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
(Related: Mother, Father, People, Evening, Television)

"I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from."
- John Cleese
(Related: Death, Encouraging, Actor, Television)

"I am not conscious of falling under any of those ornithological divisions."
- Clark M. Clifford
"I grew up in the world of bad television, on my dad's sets and then as a young schmuck on dating shows and so on."
- George Clooney
(Related: Dating, Dad, Television, World)

"I have this certain vision of the way I want my comics to look; this sort of photographic realism, but with a certain abstraction that comics can give. It's kind of a fine line."
- Daniel Clowes
(Related: Vision, Realism, Want)

"When you see somebody who's got a complaining personality, it usually means that they had some vision of what things could be, and they're constantly disappointed by that. I think that would be the camp that I would fall into - constantly horrified by the things people do."
- Daniel Clowes
(Related: People, Vision, Complaining, Personality)

"More teenagers go to movies or rent a tape of a movie than sit down and watch sitcoms on television."
- Mindy Cohn
(Related: Movies, Teenagers, Television)

"I'm a writer. Now I've started to be on television. I have a big mouth. And I have good TV teeth, they say."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Now, Television, Writer)

"Chicago is a city of contradictions, of private visions haphazardly overlaid and linked together."
- Pat Colander
(Related: Chicago, Visions)

"Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Greatness, Visions)

"I was initially a leading man, but only on television."
- Gary Cole
(Related: Leading, Man, Television)

"I messed around in high school, but I pretty much put it away until I did a television show in San Francisco."
- Gary Cole
(Related: Pretty, School, Television)

"Get me well so I can get on television and tell people to stop smoking."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: People, Smoking, Television)

"Vision - It reaches beyond the thing that is, into the conception of what can be. Imagination gives you the picture. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Imagination, Vision)

"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
(Related: Love, Acting, Care, Television, Theater)

"I sang in the coffee houses of the country in the early '60s with no idea of success in terms of records or television. I just thought I was a storyteller. I didn't even think of myself as a singer."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Success, Thought, Idea, Coffee, Country, Houses, Television)

"There's just no vision. You have no ground, no vision."
- Jessi Colter
(Related: Vision)

"The AEC scientists were so narrowly focused on arming the United States for nuclear war that they failed to perceive facts - even widely known ones - that were outside their limited field of vision."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: War, Vision, Facts, Scientists, states, United)

"There was only so much television you could do."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Television)

"The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests, and he who reasons in any one of them, without consulting the rest, is a visionary unsuited to control the business of the world."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Business, Life, Control, Consulting, Rest, World)

"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
(Related: People, Children, Television)

"I remember growing up with television, from the time it was just a test pattern, with maybe a little bit of programming once in a while."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Time, Growing up, Programming, Television)

"Television is more interesting than people. If it were not we should have people standing in the corner of our room."
- Alan Coren
(Related: People, Television)

"I was raised a Christian, but I wouldn't call myself a Christian now. I think when I was younger it was easier to focus on the negative, nihilist vision... this is sort of picking up on the other half of the body, which is God and white light."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: God, Negative, Vision, Christian, Body, Focus, Light, Now)

"Television is a young person's medium."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Television)

"In addition to the clean coal provisions, the energy conference agreement contains provisions instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Agreement, Conservation, Energy)

"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
(Related: Trust, Being, Day, Respect, Television)

"But of course when people watch morning television, Terry, it's a very different animal. You know, they're running around, they're getting their kids ready for school, they're probably doing eight million things, they're brushing their teeth."
- Katie Couric
(Related: People, Kids, Running, School, Television)

"It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Technology, People, Books, Communication, Fact, Information, Television)

"You have a class of investors and you have a class of speculators. The speculators historically haven't been big enough to cause the investors to doubt the long-term vision of stock."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Vision, Cause, Class, Doubt)

"Another little known fact about Amazing Tennis - the computer opponents are modeled after real people. In an odd turn of events, I joined a division 3 college tennis team at age 38."
- David Crane
(Related: Age, People, College, Computer, Events, Fact, Opponents, Tennis)

"The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it."
- Hart Crane
(Related: Vision, Delusion, Future, Loss, Past, Present, Worth)

"I don't think just scaring people is enough. That worked during the freeze days to a major extent, but we really didn't achieve that much even at that time. You have to have more, you have to give people hope and a vision of a better world."
- Alan Cranston
(Related: Time, People, Hope, Vision, World)

"I don't think there's any one definition, but to do effective political work you have to have vision and practicality, and learn how to persuade people that what you feel needs to be done does need to be done."
- Alan Cranston
(Related: Work, People, Vision, Needs, Practicality)

"The more unique your film is and unusual it is and difficult it is, the harder it is to get it financed. That's why a lot of good filmmakers are doing television. They do HBO movies."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Movies, Film, Television)

"When a violent minority that crosses color lines comes to believe that killing those you know or do not know is a reasonable solution to problems, we are in need of another vision."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Vision, Killing, Minority, Problems, Solution)

"Make sure you are the boss. I don't think I would encourage executives that work for me to blog. There can be only 1 public vision for an organization."
- Mark Cuban
(Related: Work, Boss, Vision, Public)

"Every movie I've been in has ended up on television."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Television)

"Simple stories... emerge as lovely films or television pieces."
- Cyril Cusack
(Related: Television)

"I declare and protest in advance, that I do not intend, at this time at least; to be drawn or driven into the question of slavery, in either of its subdivisions or forms."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Time, Protest, Question, Slavery)

"I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will."
- Billy Ray Cyrus
(Related: Life, Love, Wisdom, God, Vision, Earth, Will)

"There are too many leaders anointed because they have a public voice - television, radio, or record, or whatever. That even includes myself. In the past, I'd say, 'Don't anoint me when you can anoint yourself.'"
- Chuck D.
(Related: Leaders, Past, Public, Television, Voice)

"We don't see the people who are doing real things getting enough props. We often see politicians who are everywhere but nowhere at the same goddamn time. You know the kind of person: You see them everywhere on television but nowhere in front of your face."
- Chuck D.
(Related: Time, People, Politicians, Television)

"You have to wait for people to program you. The only difference is the amount of people that you're going to reach but that's going to even out in the next two or three years anyway. Computers are being bought faster than televisions right now."
- Chuck D.
(Related: Computers, People, Being, Difference, Now, Right, Years)

"I tell it like it is. I tell it like I see it. I tell it like I envision it. I tell it like I live it."
- Trick Daddy
"In this decisive hour of our national history, union means life and division means death."
- Bao Dai
(Related: Death, Life, History)

"Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing attention on the problems of our society."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Society, Attention, Job, Problems, Television)

"What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Dreams, Cause, Eyes, Man, Order, Television)

"Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Vision, Surrealism)

"If you have a vision, do something with it."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Vision)

"Even though the vast majority of my work was outside television, the amount of creation and inventing that went into the TV shows was non stop and, unknown to me, a great strain."
- Paul Daniels
(Related: Work, Creation, Majority, Television)

"When I was younger, I had big visions of changing the world."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Visions, World)

"Sometimes it's like watching a train wreck. You're uncomfortable, but you just can't help yourself. Some of those so-called bad interviews actually turned into compelling television."
- Tony Danza
(Related: Help, Television)

"I just did something on a show on UPN called "Girlfriends" that will be on television in February. I am actually a much better actor today than I was in 1996, believe it or not."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Actor, February, Television, Today, Will)

"What we need is not more distrust and division. What we need now is acceptance."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Acceptance, Distrust, Now)

"Recently I've been participating in radio and television talk programs doing broadcasts and conferences, and shooting my mouth off and really going to town."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: Talk, Television)

"Nothing is so easy to fake as the inner vision."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Vision, Nothing)

"And I guess what I would say is that we can't think narrowly about movements for black liberation and we can't necessarily see this class division as simply a product or a certain strategy that black movements have developed for liberation."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Strategy, Class)

"Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Father, Proof, Research, Television, Treatment)

"Christopher Reeve understood that... everything begins with hope. His vision of walking again, his belief that he would be able to in his lifetime, towered over his broken body."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Belief, Hope, Vision, Body, Walking)

"I wish to sing of my interior visions with the naive candour of a child."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Visions)

"We all know that television is better for women as they get into their 40s. You could be more three-dimensional, not just the wife or the mother."
- Dana Delany
(Related: Women, Mother, Wife, Television)

"Television is more of a business. You can't take as many risks, because there's so many channels now, and the advertising's dropping."
- Dana Delany
(Related: Business, Advertising, Now, Television)

"Vision is the true creative rhythm."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Vision)

"Simultaneity in light is harmony, the rhythm of colors which creates the Vision of Man."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Vision, Colors, Harmony, Light, Man)

"If Art relates itself to an Object, it becomes descriptive, divisionist, literary."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Art, Literary)

"True terror is a language and a vision. There is a deep narrative structure to terrorist acts, and they infiltrate and alter consciousness in ways that writers used to aspire to."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Vision, Consciousness, Deep, Language, Terror, Writers)

"I would not be opposed to devising a new system of pensions, in which one part was based on collective provision, but which also gave incentives for people to take out an additional, personal plan."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: People)

"I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision... is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Vision, Behavior, Choice, Enemies, Will)

"We were on the island of Hawaii. I think I was there three months. It was fantastic. It is not much different than films. It depends on the television show but much of television today is as good or better than most films."
- Bo Derek
(Related: Months, Television, Today)

"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
(Related: College, Debate, Israel, Right, Television, Terrorism, Years)

"Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe."
- Gail Devers
(Related: Dreams, Faith, Work, Belief, Determination, Vision, Dedication, Hard work)

"The American people are going to judge the majority party here today. If they go out here and vote for this rule that allows this provision to be stricken, they are voting against the men and women in the military of our country."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Men, Women, People, American, Country, Majority, Military, Party, Today, Vote, Voting)

"The world is changing. Networks without a specific branding strategy will be killed. I envision a world of highly niched services and tightly run companies without room for all the overhead the established networks carry."
- Barry Diller
(Related: Strategy, Will, World)

"The challenge is the culture. You have to have a vision for the BBC-it can't merely be that it's big and has a place in the market."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Vision, Challenge, Culture)

"I definitely think there was some overacting on the part of the customers and the wait staff. The people who came in during the shooting were clearly there to have a moment on television, and that's fine."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: People, Television)

"All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too; the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order; order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time."
- Otto Dix
(Related: Art, Dreams, Time, Chaos, Effort, Order, Painting, Visions)

"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
(Related: Internet, Promises, Television)

"We must never allow September 11th to become a time for protest and division. Instead, this day must remain a time for promoting peace and mutual respect."
- Timothy Dolan
(Related: Peace, Time, Day, Protest, Respect)

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

"I think the idea of creating a television news source that is not beholden to corporate interests is nirvana."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Idea, Corporate, News, Television)

"As I went to college, I went into radio and television. Now I suppose most people think that's one step ahead of basket weaving as a major in college, but it was part of the journalism department."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: People, College, Journalism, Now, Television)

"I didn't come east of the Mississippi for the first time in my life until I was 26 years of age, but I knew. I read magazines, I listened to radio, I watched television. I knew there was something out there, and I wanted a part of it."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Life, Time, Age, First, Television, Years)

"It was the beginning of film for television. So we had all of these great opportunities. Northwestern was probably the only major film school of its kind at the time that was graduating anybody important."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Time, Beginning, Film, School, Television)

"With his trademark courage and conviction, President Reagan led us out of the Cold War, spreading his vision of freedom, resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism."
- John Doolittle
(Related: War, People, Courage, Vision, Communism, Conviction, Freedom, President)

"I'd love to star in a television series of my own. I love the idea of living with a character for a number of years, watching him grow."
- Michael Dorn
(Related: Love, Idea, Character, Living, Television, Years)

"Real equality is immensely difficult to achieve, it needs continual revision and monitoring of distributions. And it does not provide buffers between members, so they are continually colliding or frustrating each other."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Equality, Needs)

"It's difficult for me to meet women because my crowd is much older. I know that for some of the young women I do meet, a relationship with me can be envisioned as a benefit to their career."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Women, Career)

"In working on a poem, I love to revise. Lots of younger poets don't enjoy this, but in the process of revision I discover things."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Love, Poets)

"I personally don't have a problem with naked bodies on television."
- Lesley-Anne Down
(Related: Television)

"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
(Related: Favorite, First, Television, Years)

"I did a terrible television pilot that was so badly written and dumb that it became a turning point for me and I decided that I would never accept a job just because I needed the money."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: Money, Dumb, Job, Television)

"Before computers, telephone lines and television connect us, we all share the same air, the same oceans, the same mountains and rivers. We are all equally responsible for protecting them."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Computers, Mountains, Oceans, Rivers, Television)

"A lyric, it is true, is the expression of personal emotion, but then so is all poetry, and to suppose that there are several kinds of poetry, differing from each other in essence, is to be deceived by wholly artificial divisions which have no real being."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Being, Emotion, Expression)

"Television saved the movies. The Internet is going to save the news business."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Business, Movies, Internet, News, Television)

"I envision a future where there'll be 300 million reporters, where anyone from anywhere can report for any reason. It's freedom of participation absolutely realized."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Freedom, Future, Participation, Reason)

"For hundreds of years, that was the major form of entertainment: The grown-ups sat around and watched the kids play. Now they sit around and watch the television. The actors are the kids."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Actors, Kids, Now, Play, Television, Years)

"There is more to folklore research than fieldwork. This is why in all of my other upper-division courses I require a term paper involving original research."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Research)

"Very often some of the religious miracle plays you see on television can be very corny, I find. And so simplistic."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: Religious, Television)

"You know, I'm almost out of the habit of watching episodic television now."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Habit, Now, Television)

"Real vision demands that we make tough choices. Real vision is responsible and it is paid for."
- Michael F. Easley
(Related: Vision, Choices)

"I think that might have been an element in it, and people have asked me that very thing. Remember, Disney is the majority shareholder, but it is not an operating division of Disney."
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Related: People, Disney, Majority)

"What's important for me is to communicate the vision that I have in sound with the audience that's hearing it."
- John Eaton
(Related: Vision, Hearing, Sound)

"But nevertheless, it's music ultimately that matters in opera, and opera is a piece of music reaching out as a vision in sound reaching out to the world."
- John Eaton
(Related: Music, Vision, Opera, Sound, World)

"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
(Related: Day, Quotes, Television)

"Rather than disliking theatre, I've expressed a preference for television because it tends to deal in its small way much more with issues and is able to reach a broader church of people than theatre."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: People, Church, Television, Theatre)

"Television, although It's in steep decline, still occasionally gives voices to people who don't have voices."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: People, Television)

"The money is better in films and television. But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Money, Acting, Television, Theatre)

"I think film and television are really a director's medium, whereas theatre is the actor's medium."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Actor, Film, Television, Theatre)

"Activists are generally doers - rather than watching television and thinking about the world they will put there energies into doing something 'active' to change the (political) situation."
- Ben Edwards
(Related: Change, Television, Thinking, Will, World)

"I can't turn on the television without seeing me, or open the newspaper without seeing me and, honestly, I'm sick to death of me."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Death, Open, Television)

"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
(Related: Home, Son, Film, Television)

"It is about this very abstract sense of displacement that he feels the moment he turns off the television."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Sense, Television)

"We love television because television brings us a world in which television does not exist."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Love, Television, World)

"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
(Related: People, American, Living, Nothing, Television)

"You don't run for public office unless you have a specific vision. You are driven by ideas and a vision."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: Ideas, Vision, Office, Public)

"Television has tremendous power over our lives."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: Power, Television)

"I think that marriage is an amazing institution and should be preserved, and you can have great marriages, and you must because sharing your life with someone is like the greatest thing. And I loved being able to set a good example for that on television."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Life, Marriage, Being, Example, Sharing, Television)

"There's a power in women being women. There's a role for men, but we don't have to be men, because we're women. I think that representing that on television is a cool thing."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Power, Women, Being, Television)

"And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it's really refreshing."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Women, Time, Thought, Character, Inspiring, Television)

"And you know, we did it as an independent film, and we weren't expecting it to be on television, and Lifetime ended up buying it. And the viewers responded intensely to that film."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Buying, Film, Television)

"Especially while television I think is going through some growing pains or is in need of - I think current comedy is a bit, uh, not happening, you know?"
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Comedy, Television)

"I just think it's fun to remind people that good television has exited and it can exist again and just to give them pleasure and enjoy it and make them laugh."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: People, Fun, Pleasure, Television)

"The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision."
- George Eliot
(Related: Vision, Lies, Responsibility, Tolerance)

"Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self."
- George Eliot
(Related: Vision, Glory, Self, Will, World)

"If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence."
- George Eliot
(Related: Life, Heart, Vision, Hearing, Silence)

"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
(Related: Time, People, Entertainment, Television)

"I think I have told you, but if I have not, you must have understood, that a man who has a vision is not able to use the power of it until after he has performed the vision on earth for the people to see."
- Black Elk
(Related: Power, People, Vision, Earth, Man)

"I had a vision with which I might have saved my people, but I had not the strength to do it."
- Black Elk
(Related: People, Strength, Vision)

"To use the power of the bison, I had to perform that part of my vision for the people to see."
- Black Elk
(Related: Power, People, Vision)

"You remember that my great vision came to me when I was only nine years old, and you have seen that I was not much good for anything until after I had performed the horse dance near the mouth of the Tongue River during my eighteenth summer."
- Black Elk
(Related: Dance, Vision, Old, Summer, Tongue, Years)

"Also, as I lay there thinking of my vision, I could see it all again and feel the meaning with a part of me like a strange power glowing in my body; but when the part of me that talks would try to make words for the meaning, it would be like fog and get away from me."
- Black Elk
(Related: Power, Vision, Body, Meaning, Thinking, Words)

"But I think I have done right to save the vision in this way, even though I may die sooner because I did it; for I know the meaning of the vision is wise and beautiful and good; and you can see that I am only a pitiful old man after all."
- Black Elk
(Related: Vision, Man, May, Meaning, Old, Right)

"And if the great fear had not come upon me, as it did, and forced me to do my duty, I might have been less good to the people than some man who had never dreamed at all, even with the memory of so great a vision in me."
- Black Elk
(Related: People, Fear, Vision, Duty, Man, Memory)

"Somehow, by just continually pestering the general public by appearing on television, they accepted me and wanted more."
- Chris Elliott
(Related: Public, Television)

"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
(Related: Thoughts, Television)

"The orchestration of press, radio and television to create a continuous, lasting and total environment renders the influence of propaganda virtually unnoticed precisely because it creates a constant environment."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Environment, Influence, Press, Propaganda, Television)

"Everybody knows they're on the Obama team: There isn't vice presidential vs. presidential division, there's not a generational pull. People have internalized that this is a real moment in history."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: History, People, Vice)

"I had written movie scores, television series, played with other people. Carl had done the same with Asia, with other bands, everything. We weren't about to entrust Greg automatically with a production credit."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: People, Credit, Production, Television)

"I'm basically a movie actor now, and my big roles are mostly horror movies - unless I'm doing a guest star or something - and occasionally I try to get back into television."
- Robert Englund
(Related: Movies, Actor, Guest, Horror, Now, Television)

"With any child entering adolescence, one hunts for signs of health, is desperate for the smallest indication that the child's problems will never be important enough for a television movie."
- Nora Ephron
(Related: Health, Adolescence, Problems, Television, Will)

"In this context, social consensus, and institutions that embody this consensus, must be made effective in order for democratization not to be abused as a provisional instrument to establish an anti-democratic regime."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Order)

"Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education."
- Paul Erdos
(Related: Education, American, Television)

"Well, it seems to me a scientist has need for both vision and confidence."
- Harry Essex
(Related: Vision, Confidence)

"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
(Related: Chance, Television)

"I don't really get a chance to watch much television."
- Will Estes
(Related: Chance, Television)

"Aaron Spelling went further than anyone has ever gone for television."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Spelling, Television)

"This assumes an upward revision of the European Budget, which is precisely what Jacques Chirac refuses to do. On the contrary, he has demanded a reduction."
- Laurent Fabius
"This revision of the Constitution will not be perfect. But at least the Constitution will not be inflexible. It will be a step towards the Social Europe which we wish."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Constitution, Europe, Will)

"But Maastricht was not the end of history. It was a first step towards a Europe of growth, of employment, a social Europe. That was the vision of Francois Mitterrand. We are far from that now."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: History, Growth, Vision, End, Europe, First, Now)

"Of whatsoever number a fleet of ships of war is composed, it is usually divided into three squadrons; and these, if numerous, are again separated into divisions."
- William Falconer
(Related: War, Ships)

"I've always wanted to be an actress, ever since I was a little girl. I always played the mom and I played my sister as the daughter. I wanted to be an actress on television and movies instead of just around the house."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Mom, Movies, Sister, Daughter, Television)

"Bertelsmann understood our vision when they first invested in us... They still believe in that vision."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Vision, First)

"If you want good sketches, go pick up Sid Caesar. The best of Your Show of Shows. That's the greatest sketch comedy you'll ever see on television."
- Jamie Farr
(Related: Comedy, Television, Want)

"What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is the harm of doing our job as legislators and making sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community with these provisions that do not make any sense?"
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Community, Harm, Job, Legislators, Right, Sense)

"A different language is a different vision of life."
- Federico Fellini
(Related: Life, Vision, Language)

"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
(Related: Chaos, Confusion, Meaning, Silence, Speech, Television)

"Twin Peaks was special because it was so groundbreaking. In the early '90s it really changed television a lot. A bunch of weird shows, like Northern Exposure, came on after that."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Television)

"If the work of art is to continue pursuing the vision of both being in and of the world but nevertheless in some fashion being more than just one more object to the mounting clutter, this is the specific point, I think, where this must be assured."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Art, Work, Vision, Being, Fashion, World)

"There was really a snobbery from people in film - they did not want people who had come from television. It was the poor relation of show business, and especially situation comedy."
- Sally Field
(Related: Business, People, Comedy, Film, Poor, Snobbery, Television, Want)

"And I believe that you never be limited in what you do, so I like to do movies, I like to do television."
- Harvey Fierstein
(Related: Movies, Television)

"I came here as a man of visions. I was sent here as a man of visions, like a second Noah. I'm not a Noah but I'm here as a second Noah. I'm here as a red light is in the street."
- Howard Finster
(Related: Light, Man, Visions)

"When I'm building my dome in my chapel, and I had a vision - I've worked on perpetual motion and I haven't never give it up yet. I still think it could be done, perpetual motion. I had a vision of a un resist able windmill."
- Howard Finster
(Related: Vision, Building)

"The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster."
- Ernst Fischer
(Related: Bosses, Disaster, Film, Media, Press, Succeed, Television)

"My vision for Kentucky is a Commonwealth where there is so much economic opportunity, and our quality of life is so high, that people who are born here can stay here, and people who aren't fortunate enough to be born in Kentucky, can look forward to locating here."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Life, Quality, People, Opportunity, Vision, Kentucky)

"Live television drama was like live theater, because you moved without thinking about the camera. It followed you around. In film you have to be more aware of what the camera is doing."
- Louise Fletcher
(Related: Drama, Film, Television, Theater, Thinking)

"We don't have access to a national forum that we had in those days, through the news magazines which were the television news of the time. It's very disturbing to me that we've sort of been pushed to the corners."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Time, News, Television)

"These code authorities could regulate production, quantities, qualities, prices, distribution methods, etc., under the supervision of the NRA. This was fascism."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Fascism, Production)

"You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife who wants kids, whatever. But if you hang in there, always following your vision, I have no doubt you will succeed."
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Wife, Goal, Vision, Doubt, Job, Kids, Security, Succeed, Temptations, Will)

"If Turkey is prepared to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, then its leaders can proceed immediately to direct dialogue with its counterparts in Armenia to define a common vision for the future."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Vision, Future, Genocide, Leaders, Turkey)

"The best vision is insight."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Vision)

"Let's face it, there are no plain women on television."
- Anna Ford
(Related: Women, Television)

"My mother was watching on television and she doesn't want me to hurt anyone."
- George Foreman
(Related: Mother, Hurt, Television, Want)

"While theoretically and technically television may be feasible, commercially and financially it is an impossibility."
- Lee De Forest
(Related: Impossibility, May, Television)

"You know, 20 years... the films of television when it started, the literature, radio in communist countries, they're clean as a whistle; there was no violence, no sex, no drugs, nothing."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Sex, Countries, Drugs, Literature, Nothing, Television, Violence, Years)

"There's no denying that television is one of the most powerful propaganda media we've ever invented."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Media, Propaganda, Television)

"You know what I want? The answer is, I truly don't know what I want. I don't want to do a television series. I want to do dramas as well as comedies, but I have no idea what kind or in what order. Just give me the chance at them."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: Idea, Chance, Order, Television, Want)

"If your working television sits on top of your non-working television, you might be a redneck."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Television)

"Divisions of the kind were fashionable at that time, and it was so easy to stifle one's need to help by deciding that help could neither be accepted nor understood."
- Janet Frame
(Related: Time, Help)

"They meant abnormal. Divisions of the kind were fashionable at that time, and it was so easy to stifle one's need to help by deciding that help could neither be accepted nor understood."
- Janet Frame
(Related: Time, Help)

"It was my dream, and probably the dream of every one of us, to bring about a revision of the Versailles Treaty by peaceful means, which was provided for in that very treaty."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Dream)

"There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough - there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph."
- Robert Frank
(Related: Vision, Humanity, Photography, Realism)

"I think there has been a great deal of valuable revisionism in women's history."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: History, Women)

"Television should be kept in its proper place - beside us, before us, but never between us and the larger life."
- Robert Fraser
(Related: Life, Television)

"I never do any television without chocolate. That's my motto and I live by it. Quite often I write the scripts and I make sure there are chocolate scenes. Actually I'm a bit of a chocolate tart and will eat anything. It's amazing I'm so slim."
- Dawn French
(Related: Television, Will)

"Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Friend, Vision, Army, Freedom, Liberty, states, United)

"Television makes so much at its worst that it can't afford to do its best."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: Television)

"Television was supposed to be a national park. Instead it has become a money machine. It's a commodity now, just like pork bellies."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: Money, Machine, Now, Television)

"Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home."
- David Frost
(Related: Home, People, Invention, Living, Television)

"Television enables you to be entertained in your home by people you wouldn't have in your home."
- David Frost
(Related: Home, People, Television)

"Every day I turn on my television set and I see Newt Gingrich on television, I rejoice."
- Martin Frost
(Related: Day, Television)

"I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Art, Talking, Television)

"I think that's one of the most important gifts we have in television - the ability to heal through laughter."
- Soleil Moon Frye
(Related: Ability, Gifts, Laughter, Television)

"The increased global linkages promote economic growth in the world through two key mechanisms: the division of labor and the international spillovers of knowledge."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Knowledge, Growth, Key, Labor, World)

"I think Democrats often hold the unconstrained vision, and Republicans focus more on the Rule of Law."
- John Fund
(Related: Vision, Democrats, Focus, Law, Republicans)

"Animation did not become the dominant form of children's television until the '60s."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Animation, Children, Television)

"Watching television in those days was not the same experience as it is today. After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Experience, Listening, Television, Today, Years)

"I went on television and I wouldn't say a word; I feel so stupid when I watch them again."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
(Related: Television, Word)

"The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters, provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites to seize power in order to impose their own vision on a newly socially regimented Europe."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Power, Opportunity, Vision, Europe, Order)

"Around 5th and 6th grade I thought Dean Martin was the coolest guy in the world; he was a great singer, had his own television show and acted in movies."
- Peter Gallagher
(Related: Movies, Thought, Martin, Television, World)

"Television has dried up for my generation, so it's plays and films."
- Michael Gambon
(Related: Television)

"I use a pseudonym, because my real name is very difficult to pronounce, to remember, and to spell. And many people who have been talking about me on television have yet to pronounce it correctly."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: People, Name, Talking, Television)

"Thank goodness I started getting movie roles and then television shows came along. So I was very fortunate to be able to do all three and I like all of them."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Goodness, Television)

"Being on a television series is sort of life-altering on every level."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Life, Being, Television)

"I go to my physical therapist to keep fighting it and one of them told me if you don't use it, you lose it, but I know we're on television so I won't say what I would often say."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Fighting, Television)

"I did honest television. Real, live, honest television. That's what I did best."
- Greg Garrison
(Related: Television)

"Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Life, People, Coffee, Jobs, Television)

"I might have had trouble saving France in 1946 - I didn't have television then."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: France, Television, Trouble)

"Today's audience knows more about what's on television than what's in life."
- Larry Gelbart
(Related: Life, Television, Today)

"If vaudeville had died, television was the box they put it in."
- Larry Gelbart
(Related: Television)

"In television, women can really run anything. It can be a comedy, it can be a drama, it can be genre, it can be anything. But in films, women are still getting to the top."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Women, Comedy, Drama, Television)

"I was sued by a woman who claimed that she became pregnant because she watched me on television and I bent her contraceptive coil."
- Uri Geller
(Related: Television, Woman)

"Ronald Reagan is clearly to television what Franklin Roosevelt was to radio."
- David R. Gergen
(Related: Television)

"They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Vision)

"I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Dreams, Visions)

"The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station."
- William Gibson
(Related: Sky, Television)

"I am pretty much a sucker any really bad reality television."
- Sara Gilbert
(Related: Pretty, Reality, Television)

"Television is not vulgar because people are vulgar; it is vulgar because people are similar in their prurient interests and sharply differentiated in their civilized concerns."
- George Gilder
(Related: People, Television)

"The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community - these are the most vital things education must try to produce."
- Virginia Gildersleeve
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Vision, Ability, Community, Future, Past, Service, Skill)

"There are moments when television systems are young and haven't formed properly, and there's room for lots of original stuff. Then things become more and more top-heavy with executives who are trying to guarantee the success of things."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Success, Moments, Television, Trying)

"Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Creation, Efficiency, Energy, Jobs, Oil, Production, Protection)

"I have been inundated with offers to move into a career in television or film, and these, too, are tempting."
- David Ginola
(Related: Career, Film, Television)

"She never envisioned a legal career for me, but she did think it was very important that I be able to support myself, and I think she would be pleased to see what has become of me."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Legal, Career, Support)

"Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Vision, Leaders, Present)

"There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Experience, Sympathy, Ideas, Desire, Freedom, Generations, Loyalty, Order)

"We were surprised that the television series had the kind of longevity that it had after only four years of filming it and the reception in 6 countries around the world was quite extraordinary."
- Paul M. Glaser
(Related: Countries, Longevity, Television, World, Years)

"But I think it's very key that there's a plan for Haiti. And we have to begin to - as progressives and people who are concerned about Haiti and have been concerned about Haiti, we have to begin to build some sort of consensus, a movement around the Haiti that the Haitians envision."
- Danny Glover
(Related: People, Key)

"Lost In Space is played on television somewhere in the world every day. It's been a cult show."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Day, Space, Television, World)

"I don't have anything from the television series. I treasure the videotapes from Columbia House."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Television, Treasure)

"Most of my peers in television seem to be from a different planet. I don't hang out with any of them."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: Television)

"It is ridiculous that somebody picks up the phone and calls somebody they see on television. Why don't they call somebody in their area? Don't they know about that?"
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: Television)

"The individual whose vision encompasses the whole world often feels nowhere so hedged in and out of touch with his surroundings as in his native land."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Vision, Land, World)

"Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Change, Vision, Possibilities, Race)

"Television has raised writing to a new low."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Television, Writing)

"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
(Related: Home, Money, People, Nothing, Television)

"Color television! Bah, I won't believe it until I see it in black and white."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"There's a trick to the Graceful Exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over - and to let go. It means leaving what's over without denying its value."
- Ellen Goodman
(Related: Life, Vision, Job, Value)

"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
(Related: Design, Money, Power, People, Reality, Spirit, Television)

"I think anybody who has been in the theater, prefers it. Television is a... factory. You turn out things on a revolving assembly line. You don't have time to perfect anything in television."
- Gale Gordon
(Related: Time, Television, Theater)

"Explicit material is available in a variety of forums - from popular music to television to the Internet."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Music, Internet, Popular, Television, Variety)

"There is something supremely reassuring about television; the worst is always yet to come."
- Jack Gould
(Related: Television)

"Commercials on television are similar to sex and taxes; the more talk there is about them, the less likely they are to be curbed."
- Jack Gould
(Related: Sex, Talk, Taxes, Television)

"In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Time, Science, Possibility, Apples, Merit, Physics, Tomorrow)

"The woman's vision is deep reaching, the man's far reaching."
- Betty Grable
(Related: Vision, Deep, Man, Woman)

"The thing I don't like on television is when somebody does something that makes absolutely no sense just for the shock of it."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Sense, Television)

"Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired."
- Martha Graham
(Related: Faith, Vision, Act, Desire, Obstacles, Perfection, Practice)

"I became an actor, and because I had success as an actor, I became famous. I was acting for quite a while before I got famous; television made me famous. I guess that it's television that is responsible for everybody's desire to be famous."
- Kelsey Grammer
(Related: Success, Acting, Actor, Desire, Famous, Television)

"They want more production and they want it cheaper. But no matter what happens, the creative idea will be perpetuated by somebody who comes up with a vision. I don't care if there are three ceos - it takes one guy with an idea."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Idea, Vision, Care, Production, Want, Will)

"Germany is probably the richest country in Western Europe. Yet they wouldn't take any television with Duke and Ella, their reaction being that people weren't interested in it."
- Norman Granz
(Related: People, Being, Country, Europe, Germany, Television)

"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
(Related: EnglExample, Television)

"Visions of glory, spare my aching sight."
- Thomas Gray
(Related: Glory, Sight, Visions)

"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
(Related: Baseball, Now, Television, Years)

"I got into television because I hated it so. I thought, there's some way of using this fabulous instrument to be of nurture to those who would watch and listen."
- Jeff Greenfield
(Related: Thought, Television)

"We need to take advantage of the opportunity we have now to create a vision and become great."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Opportunity, Vision, Now)

"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
(Related: Friends, Reality, Television, Thinking)

"Roger King is, without a doubt, the greatest salesman in the history of anything. And I don't ever limit him just to television. He could sell you anything."
- Merv Griffin
(Related: History, Doubt, Television)

"Then I abandoned comics for fine art because I had some romantic vision of being like Vincent Van Gogh Jr."
- Bill Griffith
(Related: Art, Vision, Being, Romantic)

"And I grew up watching all the British ones so when you hear that from an early age, it makes it much easier than you guys who don't grow up with Australian television or British television."
- Rachel Griffiths
(Related: Age, Television)

"I'm so motivated to collaborate with people and help them realize the kind of collective vision."
- Rachel Griffiths
(Related: People, Vision, Help)

"We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short-term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long-term defeat for this Nation."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: People, Values, Victory, Country, Defeat, Nation, Wrong)

"The writers led by Mike Scully are fantastic. And they're creating original stories that not only don't repeat what we've already done, they also don't repeat anything I've seen on television."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Television, Writers)

"There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our current concepts of the nature of consciousness and its relationship to matter and the brain."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Nature, Consciousness, Radical)

"The psyche of the individual is commensurate with the totality of creative energy. This requires a most radical revision of Western psychology."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Energy, Psychology, Radical)

"A number of cases have been reported in which a dying individual has a vision of a person about whose death he or she did not know."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Vision, Dying)

"Individuals approaching death often experience encounters with their dead relatives, who seem to welcome them to the next world. These deathbed visions are authentic and convincing; they are often followed by a state of euphoria and seem to ease the transition."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Experience, Relatives, State, Visions, World)

"Command that in no way there be in your household any who make strife, discord or divisions in the hostel, but all shall be of one accord, of one will as of one heart and one soul."
- Robert Grosseteste
(Related: Soul, Heart, Will)

"There is a lot to life, and a lot more than just television to life."
- Bryant Gumbel
(Related: Life, Television)

"In choosing any role, I ask the same questions: what kind of part is it? is the role challenging? does the director have a vision? is the story moving? etc."
- Lukas Haas
(Related: Vision)

"After I've sent my revised draft to my agent and editor, they suggest more improvement sand again, this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months."
- Margaret Haddix
(Related: Draft, Improvement, Months)

"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
(Related: Home, Television)

"We didn't have television until I was about eight years old, so it was either the movies or radio. A lot of radio drama. That was our television, you know. We had to use our imagination. So it was really those two things, and the comics, that I immersed myself in as a child."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: Movies, Imagination, Drama, Old, Television, Years)

"In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there's available... in America right now."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: America, Freedom, Now, Prison, Right)

"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
(Related: Time, Television, Want, Years)

"We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Community, Ireland, Justice, Now, Old, Public, Service, Tomorrow)

"With the marketing pressures driving the book world today, it's much easier to get the author of a memoir on a television show than a serious novelist."
- David Halberstam
(Related: Driving, Marketing, Television, Today, World)

"Cutting edge, breakthrough, television. That's what we want to do."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Television, Want)

"It's funny, like 15 years ago when I was a kid doing all the John Hughes movies, I remember Bruce Willis was the only guy who was transitioning from television into film."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Funny, Movies, Film, Television, Years)

"The fact is that daytime television is less valued than nighttime, and it's partly because of the product that we produce. We do a one-hour show in 12 hours. Nighttime produces a one-hour show in seven to nine days."
- Deidre Hall
(Related: Fact, Television)

"One is, that they will feel about you that you're going to make something wonderful for them. And they help you by expressing themselves. Not telling you how to do it, but encouraging you and accepting your vision and working with you on that kind of a level."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Encouraging, Vision, Help, Will)

"And I think one of the tasks that I always feel is how to get that vision out of them. Not exactly what they want, but what they want to accomplish for themselves or their community or their family."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Family, Vision, Community, Want)

"There were no competitions on television. The first skating competition I ever remember seeing on television was the 1968 Olympics when Peggy Fleming won."
- Dorothy Hamill
(Related: Competition, First, Television)

"Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things."
- Alexander Hamilton
(Related: Change, Reason)

"The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking."
- Mia Hamm
(Related: Vision, Exhaustion)

"Is life so wretched? Isn't it rather your hands which are too small, your vision which is muddled? You are the one who must grow up."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Life, Vision)

"I've been doing a lot of music for films and television for quite a few years."
- Jan Hammer
(Related: Music, Television, Years)

"One thing that attracted me to Buddhism was the support for this larger vision of values."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Values, Vision, Buddhism, Support)

"I'm always looking to create new avenues or new visions of music."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Music, Visions)

"Television speeded everything up."
- Ruth Handler
(Related: Television)

"Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Business, Vision, Completion, Leaders)

"The Lebanese people voted this time for change. So they are not satisfied with the actual situation. They want to see a new government. They want to see a new vision."
- Rafik Hariri
(Related: Time, Change, Government, People, Vision, Want)

"Roosevelt was the one who had the vision to change our policy from isolationism to world leadership. That was a terrific revolution. Our country's never been the same since."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Change, Leadership, Policy, Vision, Country, Revolution, World)

"Satisfying every vision that fans have is probably impossible."
- John Harrison
(Related: Vision, Fans)

"People magazine had been around for a short period of time, but nobody had thought about putting entertainment news on a nightly basis on television."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Time, Thought, People, Entertainment, News, Television)

"President Reagan was a leader at a time when the American people most needed leadership. He outlined a vision that captured the imagination of the free world, a vision that toppled the Communist empire and freed countless millions."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Imagination, Time, Leadership, People, Vision, American, President, World)

"One way we gave small businesses more money to invest was by extending tax provisions on expensing. This allows businesses to immediately write off things like equipment, without being burdened by depreciation requirements."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Money, Being, Tax)

"It is truly a privilege to be able to support all women's causes on a global level. It is remarkable that something as simple as television can empower us to create change and awareness in the world."
- Teri Hatcher
(Related: Change, Women, Awareness, Causes, Privilege, Remarkable, Support, Television, World)

"I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military divisions."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Government, Military, Words)

"The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs."
- Vance Havner
(Related: Vision, Stairs)

"In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Nature, Present)

"In the age of television, image becomes more important than substance."
- S. I. Hayakawa
(Related: Age, Television)

"Today the Internet is run by private sector interests within the United States under the supervision of a nonprofit entity formed by the U.S. Department of Commerce."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Commerce, Internet, states, Today, United)

"Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end, liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments, and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Education, Authority, End, Liberal, Rest, Schools, State, Support)

"I got one letter at the very beginning, like, in the first season, saying - from a woman who was very religious, very Christian, saying how wrong she thought the show was, but she thinks it's the funniest show on television."
- Sean Hayes
(Related: Thought, Christian, Beginning, First, Religious, Saying, Television, Woman, Wrong)

"Sweden was very nice. I did a lot of television. I wrote, directed and was in a lot of television there."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Television)

"Well, you'll find the most boring part of it is the waiting, at least if it's in films anyway. Television's a lot faster, but the product... I don't think it's as good as a film."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Film, Television, Waiting)

"I started in live television and I've done a lot of live TV and that's really the thing that I love best. I love flying by the seat of my pants."
- Florence Henderson
(Related: Love, Flying, Television)

"And then I went into television; and then television moved from the East Coast to Hollywood."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Hollywood, Television)

"That was probably the stamp that went into my mind, because I worked in television for many years, doing that kind of music, so that really was my strong forte."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Music, Mind, Television, Years)

"There was a little afternoon show that was called Afternoon. Back in those days in television, most local stations had a midday show for housewives that had a series of things. It was like a variety show for midday."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Television, Variety)

"Yeah, we pretty much had a form and a shape by that time - a style - and I think one of the advantages of not having any relationship to any other puppeteer was that it gave me a reason to put those together myself for the needs of television."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Time, Needs, Pretty, Reason, Style, Television)

"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
(Related: Quality, Children, Programming, Television)

"At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Art, Design, First, Planning, Television, Theatre, University)

"And also there wasn't much money in television in those days anyhow."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Money, Television)

"I think my own strengths are in television production."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Production, Television)

"It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons, and talents as materials you can mine, assay, and fabricate for profit and defense."
- John Hersey
(Related: Failure, Vision, Children, Defense, Profit, Weapons)

"The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet."
- Theodore Hesburgh
(Related: Leadership, Vision)

"We're just dealing with the kind of warp and woof of television ratings."
- Andrew Heyward
(Related: Television)

"Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye."
- Bill Hicks
(Related: Eye, Television)

"My Irish passport makes me look like a chief of staff for the Provisional IRA."
- Jack Higgins
(Related: Irish)

"I have no television - I hate it."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Hate, Television)

"Nashville was totally different than I ever dreamed. I had only seen the music business on television and been to a couple of concerts. I had no clue."
- Faith Hill
(Related: Business, Music, Television)

"Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements."
- Napolean Hill
(Related: Dreams, Soul, Children, Visions)

"Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Dreams, Soul, Children, Visions)

"There's an awful lot of terrible television which I could do, but I mostly stick to Have I Got News for You."
- Ian Hislop
(Related: News, Television)

"Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Home, Murder, Television)

"Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Information, Psychiatry, Television)

"Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: American, Television)

"Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Change, People, Habits, Invention, Television)

"Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Work, Help, Murder, Television, Will)

"The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent."
- David Hockney
(Related: Fact, Mind)

"Television is becoming a collage - there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different."
- David Hockney
(Related: Sense, Television)

"The internet is a total inversion of television. It's the opposite."
- Joel Hodgson
(Related: Internet, Television)

"The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Leader, Language, Talk)

"A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: Television)

"The magic was in the Marshall Plan itself. It provided an opportunity for appealing and constructive work. In a sense, the mission chiefs were given the opportunity to help act as architects for the new Europe that was envisioned."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Act, Europe, Help, Magic, Mission, Sense)

"When my first child was born in 1962, I wrote a letter to my grandfather telling him how happy I was but how concerned; concerned because there were so many visions which were not very good."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: First, Visions)

"In fact, if you look upon the situation today, there is great division in the world and we have failed to capitalize on that unity to finish the job in Afghanistan and against al Qaeda."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Afghanistan, Fact, Job, Today, Unity, World)

"The thing that fascinates me is that the way I came to film and television is extinct. Then there were gatekeepers, it was prohibitively expensive to make a film, to be a director you had to be an entrepreneur to raise money."
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Money, Film, Television)

"I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision, and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Work, Vision)

"Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Art, Life, Vision, Artist, Expression, Result, Will, World)

"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
(Related: Entertainment, Possibilities, Television)

"I told them I belong to the same organizations and clubs Mrs. Roosevelt belongs to, but with a few brave exceptions, I was still unable to do films or television for the next seven years."
- Lena Horne
(Related: Television, Years)

"I have also been attacked by my opponents as someone seeking to purge university faculties of leftist professors. This is false. The first provision of the Academic Bill of Rights is that no professor should be hired or fired because of his or her political views. I have never myself called for the firing of any professor for his or her political views, nor would I."
- David Horowitz
(Related: First, Rights, Opponents, University)

"Something new has taken place in the past five to eight years. Technologists are providing almost religious visions, and their ideas are resonating in some ways with the same idea of the Rapture."
- Eric Horvitz
(Related: Idea, Ideas, Past, Religious, Visions, Years)

"I am confirmed in my division of human energies. Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: People)

"There have been two Geraldo Riveras through his long career. One of them was a reporter who has done some remarkable work. The other was a television show host who did what it took to get an audience."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Work, Career, Remarkable, Television)

"Television has certain imperatives that CNN had the luxury of ignoring for a long period of time. CNN could take the position that the news would be the star, because in most of the programming day, they were the only all-news operation on the air."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Time, Day, Luxury, News, Programming, Television)

"To be realistic today is to be visionary. To be realistic is to be starry-eyed."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Today)

"Local television and local TV news isn't telling the voters about local candidates."
- Reed Hundt
(Related: News, Television)

"I doubt if the public thought of me as Christ when they next saw me as Temple Houston on television."
- Jeffrey Hunter
(Related: Thought, Temple, Christ, Doubt, Houston, Public, Television)

"If I go to Germany, I learn something in addition. The German television is very precise and respectable. One has never stress. In Italy it is more dynamic. But I amuse myself madly in both countries."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Countries, Germany, Italy, Stress, Television)

"I did a film very quickly, and then a lot of work for television, and then I did stage work."
- Isabelle Huppert
(Related: Work, Film, Television)

"It is one of the blessings of this world that few people see visions and dream dreams."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Dreams, People, Blessings, Visions, World)

"We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Books, Invention, Light, Printing, Television)

"So that we focus not on competing visions for Europe but on what Europe can do to improve economic growth, to give us a cleaner environment, to create more jobs, to make us more secure."
- John Hutton
(Related: Growth, Environment, Europe, Focus, Jobs, Visions)

"Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Intelligence, Vision, Children, Clarity, Curiosity, Intolerance, Remarkable)

"Visionary people face the same problems everyone else faces; but rather than get paralyzed by their problems, visionaries immediately commit themselves to finding a solution."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: People, Faces, Problems, Solution)

"Those churches have closed down or have been merged with a church that has a more positive vision."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: Positive, Vision, Church, Churches)

"The network and local TV angle of broadcast television has received a black eye for not properly debating within the news issues that should be debated, instead of shuffling them of to television advertising."
- Mark E. Hyman
(Related: Advertising, Eye, Network, News, Television)

"One of my very greatest fears as a child was being ridiculed in public. And there it was coming true. As a television presenter, I'd been respected. People come up to you in the street and shake your hand and talk to you in a respectful way."
- David Icke
(Related: People, Being, Public, Talk, Television)

"I like the idea of being out there regularly with an audience and with a funny gang of people. That's what I grew up with - doing television, doing shows every week."
- Eric Idle
(Related: Funny, People, Idea, Being, Television)

"The President has launched a very agressive campaign of self-defense, with the goal of getting Americans to buy into his vision of America on the world stage."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Goal, Vision, America, Americans, President, Self, World)

"We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust, but of strength and inspiration."
- Josefa Iloilo
(Related: Development, Inspiration, Strength, Distrust, Diversity)

"I voted for the Deficit Reduction Package with significant heartburn over the student aid provisions."
- Bob Inglis
"When we did Top of the Pops for the third time, we decided to do it as a television program here called Come Dancing, which is not as rude as it sounds."
- Neil Innes
(Related: Time, Dancing, Television)

"We had some major successes and we did so because the country embraced the spirit of Earth Day and embraced this concept that we have to have forward-looking, visionary environmental policy and energy policy in this country."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Country, Day, Earth, Energy, Spirit)

"Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Power, Vision, Culture)

"Women are called upon to defend every bit of progress we have made against particularly virulent attack. But we must also hold out a vision, put forth a positive agenda of what women need and want and then move forward toward that dream."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Women, Dream, Progress, Positive, Vision, Want)

"I want to make smart television."
- Michael Ironside
(Related: Television, Want)

"If anything, I want to bring television back up to where it will entertain and engage a gamer."
- Michael Ironside
(Related: Television, Want, Will)

"Half my life is an act of revision."
- John Irving
(Related: Life, Act)

"My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Belief, Enthusiasm, Passion, Television, Wildlife)

"Television broadcasts have, in the main, been more suggestive, less specific, more distant in their images than the print press: often you knew that lump was a dead body only because a chattering reporter told you it was."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Body, Television)

"Both of our wars in Iraq were, on American television, largely bloodless."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: American, Iraq, Television)

"At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Fear, Hope, Day, End)

"I'm married now, so I have a life. I had to get a life. That's one thing I really had to do, you know. You do that kind of work on television series after television series and you don't have a life. So, that's part of what I did while I was gone, I got a life."
- Kate Jackson
(Related: Life, Work, Now, Television)

"I'm not up on today's television for children, because it's mostly cartoons that don't seem to interest me."
- William Jackson
(Related: Cartoons, Children, Interest, Television, Today)

"I pitched my last children's show presentation in the mid 1980's. The era of locally produced children's shows was over and the networks were not and are not interested in children's television."
- William Jackson
(Related: Children, Television)

"For me, this world of questions and the provisional, this chase after an answer that was always put off to the next day, all that was euphoric. I lived in the future."
- Francois Jacob
(Related: Day, Future, Questions, World)

"It was doing very well; it was doing particularly well outside of England. It was a very big seller for Carlton Television. But it was getting more and more expensive to do."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: England, Television)

"Washington is the only city in the world where you can go to a black-tie dinner and there at the foot of the table is a television set up to catch a press conference."
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen
(Related: Press, Television, Washington, World)

"I still do television. I don't care. I just want to work. I love to work. I want to do 500 movies."
- Brion James
(Related: Love, Movies, Work, Care, Television, Want)

"I did 125 films, and over 100 television shows, and you've never seen the same character twice."
- Brion James
(Related: Character, Television)

"Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world."
- Clive James
(Related: Television, World)

"The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization."
- Fredric Jameson
(Related: Food, Music, Heart, American, Clothes, Culture, Globalization, Popular, Television, World)

"Most of my career up until the last couple of years has basically been a training ground for me. Actors that came up in the '50s and '60s, they had the theater, and television was in its infancy."
- Thomas Jane
(Related: Actors, Career, Television, Theater, Training, Years)

"The Vision Festival was packed every night, always has been for the four years it's been happening."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Vision, Night, Years)

"In fact, since no one's been interested in my work, I took the responsibility recently to invest in my own work, so I'm producing a concert that was done at the Vision Festival in May."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Work, Vision, Fact, May, Responsibility)

"I think of poets as outlaw visionaries in a way."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Poets)

"Poets are always ahead of things in a certain way, their sense of language and their vision."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Vision, Language, Poets, Sense)

"Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them."
- Robert Jarvik
(Related: Fear, Leaders, Sense)

"Poetry is not only a set of words which are chosen to relate to each other; it is something which goes much further than that to provide a glimpse of our vision of the world."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Poetry, Vision, Words, World)

"It is impossible to disregard such an important medium as television. We should know how to use it, learn to work in it and express new values in it."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Work, Values, Television)

"I think it's impossible for any of us not to find television, and the political process at its best on television, compelling."
- Peter Jennings
(Related: Television)

"Janet Reno, during her confirmation hearings, said she would come down harder on porno, and lately she's talked about how violence on television has an effect on violence in the real world."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: Effect, Television, Violence, World)

"I was probably 35 when I wrote the first story. The voice is kind of a mix in that it has a young voice, but it's also someone who's looking back. I like that kind of double vision."
- Denis Johnson
(Related: Vision, First, Voice)

"Our most tragic error may have been our inability to establish a rapport and a confidence with the press and television with the communication media. I don't think the press has understood me."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Communication, Confidence, Error, May, Media, Press, Rapport, Television)

"All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?"
- Nicholas Johnson
(Related: Question, Teaching, Television)

"You need a very, exceptionally clear vision. And to me, a vision is something that you can say in one sentence. The fewer the words the better."
- Ron Johnson
(Related: Vision, Words)

"I've always had an inquisitive mind about everything from flowers to television sets to motor cars. Always pulled them apart - couldn't put 'em back, but always extremely interested in how things work."
- Craig Johnston
(Related: Work, Flowers, Mind, Television)

"I've always just gone with the best role, and I don't care if it's in theater, film or television."
- Kristen Johnston
(Related: Care, Film, Television, Theater)

"'Mad Men' was really my first television role, and it never feels like TV to me. It's done at such a high level."
- January Jones
(Related: Men, First, Television)

"I was inspired by a lot of people when I was young. Every band that came through town, to the theater, or the dance hall. I was at every dance, every night club, listened to every band that came through, because in those days we didn't have MTV, we didn't have television."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: People, Dance, Night, Television, Theater)

"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
(Related: Light, Now, Television)

"I was a prosecutor in Brooklyn in the homicide division and then as a senior assistant district attorney."
- Star Jones
"I mean, on the television, I've got to continue to be Star Jones Reynolds. And I enjoy that. But in my real life, I'm a wife now. You can't really be bossy when you're married."
- Star Jones
(Related: Life, Wife, Now, Television)

"We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Belief, Positive, Vision, America, Day, Future, Promise, Reality)

"More is required of public officials than slogans and handshakes and press releases. More is required. We must hold ourselves strictly accountable. We must provide the people with a vision of the future."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: People, Vision, Future, Press, Public)

"Initially with The Butcher Boy, there was this kid growing up in this strange, weird environment that I remember from when I was a kid. And Patrick's vision was so complete there."
- Neil Jordan
(Related: Vision, Environment, Growing up)

"Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Vision, Words)

"A convention was drawn up on June 17, 1925, in which the principle of supervision, as opposed to that of simple propaganda, was recognized, thanks to the efforts of the labour members, of whom I was one."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: June, Propaganda)

"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Dreams, Heart, Vision, Will)

"I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."
- Pauline Kael
(Related: Art, Society, Civilization, Vision, Artist, Country, Culture, Future, Importance)

"Why are we, as a nation so obsessed with foreign things? Is it a legacy of our colonial years? We want foreign television sets. We want foreign shirts. We want foreign technology. Why this obsession with everything imported?"
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Technology, Nation, Obsession, Television, Want, Years)

"The best part of being on a television series for all those years is that you really get to hone your craft."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Being, Television, Years)

"I was in love with this character of Ray Krebbs. I wanted the part badly. I had done several Western films in my career at that point and there wasn't much opportunity then to play Western roles on television at that time."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Love, Time, Opportunity, Character, Career, Play, Television)

"I grew up with the television product being old Western serials like Roy Rogers, and John Wayne and Gary Cooper, and many others were my favorites when I was a young person going to films."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Being, Old, Television)

"A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Related: Vision)

"Television, despite its enormous presence, turns out to have added pitifully few lines to the communal memory."
- Justin Kaplan
(Related: Memory, Television)

"As I watch what is happening in the Middle East and the carnage that comes over our television screens every evening, I cannot help but ask myself, what is wrong with humankind that we cannot stop the killing?"
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Evening, Help, Killing, Television, Wrong)

"I probably would be continuing to do voice-overs, continuing to do cartoon shows, and at the same time I'd probably be on a sitcom or a dramatic television show."
- Casey Kasem
(Related: Time, Television, Voice)

"I have some strategical vision, I could calculate some few moves ahead and I have an intellect that is badly missed in the country which is run by generals and colonels."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Vision, Country, Intellect)

"For years everyone looked toward the demise of radio when television came along. Before that, they thought talking movies might eliminate radio as well. But radio just keeps getting stronger."
- Casey Kasum
(Related: Movies, Thought, Talking, Television, Years)

"While all the other kids were out playing ball and stuff, I used to stay in my room and imagine that there was a camera in the wall. And I used to really believe that I was putting on a television show and that it was going out to somewhere in the world."
- Andy Kaufman
(Related: Kids, Television, World)

"In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered that the truths are withheld."
- Charles Keating
(Related: Film, Television)

"It goes without saying that when you're the manager of a Premiership club, you go eight miles down the road and get beaten by a team two divisions below you, it's disappointing."
- Kevin Keegan
(Related: Manager, Road, Saying)

"If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers - if that's where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Kids, Newspapers, Schools, Television)

"The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Vision, Sight, World)

"The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Vision, Being, Blind, Sight)

"It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Vision)

"As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Love, Vision, Complaint, Joy, Mind, Selfishness)

"Knowledge is love and light and vision."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Love, Knowledge, Vision, Light)

"I share the opinion of those of broader vision, who see in the signs of the time hope of humanity for peace."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, Time, Hope, Vision, Humanity, Opinion)

"I don't even own a television. I'm proud of that."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Television)

"Many people think I'm a television personality. I never have been! Just someone who acts it."
- Graham Kennedy
(Related: People, Personality, Television)

"If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Art, Society, Vision, Artist, Culture)

"Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Change, Society, Fear, Behavior, Terrorism, Uncertainty)

"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
(Related: Fun, Right, Television)

"Everything is changing in squash. Lots of television coverage and the game has become very professional."
- Jahangir Khan
(Related: Television)

"What's really important in life? Sitting on a beach? Looking at television eight hours a day? I think we have to appreciate that we're alive for only a limited period of time, and we'll spend most of our lives working."
- Victor Kiam
(Related: Life, Time, Beach, Day, Television)

"The 76ers currently play very good basketball, and we don't. However, we are still only one win behind them. If we continue to improve, we should be on the top of our division at the end of the regular season."
- Jason Kidd
(Related: Basketball, End, Play)

"I was walking around legally blind. Now I have 20-20 vision. I can't believe I spent so many years blurry, but I think that coincides with how I was feeling. Now I notice if people are watching me, but I also smile right back if someone waves, which helps."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: People, Vision, Blind, Feeling, Now, Right, Smile, Walking, Years)

"The television industry doesn't like to see the compexity of the world. It prefers simple reporting, with simple ideas: this is white, that's black; this is good, that's bad."
- Krzysztof Kieslowski
(Related: Television, World)

"Well, the big products in electronics in the '50s were radio and television. The first big computers were just beginning to come in and represented the most logical market for us to work in."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: Computers, Work, Beginning, First, Television)

"I think I thought it would be important for electronics as we knew it then, but that was a much simpler business and electronics was mostly radio and television and the first computers."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: Business, Computers, Thought, First, Television)

"The writers I respect the most had an undying commitment to a vision."
- Jewel Kilcher
(Related: Vision, Commitment, Respect, Writers)

"Postman is a media analyst and his theory is that television doesn't influence our culture, but that it is our culture and the presidency and anything that relies on television."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: Culture, Influence, Media, Presidency, Television, Theory)

"News is something that happens that matters to you, which is not most of what we watch on television."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: News, Television)

"I'm very wary of news on television."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: News, Television)

"I have like fifteen televisions in my house."
- Jimmy Kimmel
"The downside of videos is that it will put my vision in front of other people, so they might not get the chance to create their own."
- Carole King
(Related: People, Vision, Chance, Will)

"Gleason became like a mentor of mine. I had Gleason helping me on television, Godfrey on radio."
- Larry King
(Related: Television)

"Violent behavior exists in one's psychological makeup much deeper than the level that receives information from television or movies."
- Richard King
(Related: Movies, Behavior, Information, Makeup, Television)

"My parents found what I was interested in and encouraged me. They didn't put me in front of a television and buy lots of toys, the way some American parents do."
- Nastassja Kinski
(Related: American, Parents, Television)

"I have these visions of myself being thirty, thirty-five, forty having a family."
- Nastassja Kinski
(Related: Family, Being, Visions)

"The Way is not a religion: Christianity is the end of religion. 'Religion' means here the division between sacred and secular concerns, other-worldliness, man's reaching toward God in a way which projects his own thoughts."
- David Kirk
(Related: God, Religion, Thoughts, Christianity, End, Man, Projects)

"The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Men, Vision, Blind, Feeling)

"The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivision of psychiatry."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Policy, American, Foreign policy, Psychiatry, Temptation)

"Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Vision, Alchemy, Leaders)

"The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his nation's experience and his vision."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Experience, Vision, Duty, Nation)

"Live theater to me is much more free than the movies or television."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Movies, Television, Theater)

"I'm more offended when someone's killed on television than when there's something that's sensuous or sexual. So what?"
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Television)

"So it took me five years because in the interim I have been doing a lot of personal appearances and movies and some television series that went into the plumbing and I stopped writing for a while."
- Robert Klein
(Related: Movies, Television, Writing, Years)

"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
(Related: Books, Contradiction, Television, Want, Writing)

"The one thing about program television that's absolutely incompatible with any concept of art is that all decisions have to be made by program directors, whereas art is autonomous. It may be dependent, but it knows no superiors."
- Alexander Kluge
(Related: Art, Decisions, May, Television)

"Similar to the telescope or the telephone, television enables us to see or hear things we never dreamed of. When you look at the details, a concrete scene between people is really something incredibly unlikely, something subtle that requires extended description."
- Alexander Kluge
(Related: People, Television)

"Nothing could be recorded in those days except by aiming a movie camera at the television screen. It was at least another 10 years before they had any kind of recording medium."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Nothing, Television, Years)

"I'm in my 80s and not a keen television fan."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Television)

"I made a rule for myself that the only television things I would do would be my own stories."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Television)

"I'd never seen any television before I started."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Television)

"Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I'm one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world, it's not a driver - art imitates life."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Art, Life, Positive, Content, Entertainment, Television, Today, World)

"I moved to LA and decided to do films and television, mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Television, Theater)

"Politics is there the way men and women are there, the way the Atlantic Ocean is there. Sometimes I've written about politics specifically, I mean about politics as it's understood on television and in newspapers."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: Men, Politics, Women, Newspapers, Ocean, Television)

"You didn't just pay lip service to the goal of overcoming the division of Europe and Germany... Rather, you put yourself at the forefront of those who encouraged us on the way to unity."
- Helmut Kohl
(Related: Goal, Europe, Germany, Overcoming, Service, Unity)

"They have been deprived nutritionally, or some illness has not been picked up, or they have not been screened for vision or hearing defects, or they have not had some kind of a chronic illness or error of metabolism picked up."
- C. Everett Koop
(Related: Vision, Error, Hearing, Illness)

"I've got about 27 gigs right now. I've got radio, I've got television, I've got The Washington Post."
- Tony Kornheiser
(Related: Now, Post, Right, Television, Washington)

"There are actually very few US politicians who have integrity and vision."
- David Korten
(Related: Vision, Integrity, Politicians)

"It will take some time before a politician will capture the imagination of the American people and have the vision and understanding to do what is necessary for a better future for the people of America and the world."
- David Korten
(Related: Imagination, Time, People, Vision, America, American, Future, Understanding, Will, World)

"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
(Related: Day, states, Television, United)

"Everything about filmmaking tries to distract you from that first fine rapturous vision you have of the film."
- Ted Kotcheff
(Related: Vision, Film, First)

"I have as much artistic freedom in my television work as I have in my films."
- Ted Kotcheff
(Related: Work, Freedom, Television)

"Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there."
- John P. Kotter
(Related: Strategy, Vision, Future, Leaders)

"Television: A medium. So called because it's neither rare nor well done."
- Ernie Kovacs
"Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have no time to work."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Time, Work, People, Democracy, Workers)

"I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and open him up."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Open)

"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
(Related: Time, Film, Television, Theater)

"I think that every show on television has its place. I think Married With Children or, I don't know, The Nanny... some people want to go home, turn on the TV and be able to iron their clothes or grab a sandwich. Come out and catch a joke and not have to follow the story."
- Peter Krause
(Related: Home, People, Children, Clothes, Television, Want)

"The image that the public gets is whatever they perceive it to be. Everybody has an opinion, everybody has their own vision, so I don't know what my public image is. I have no idea."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: Idea, Vision, Opinion, Public)

"The news media's silence, particularly television news, is reprehensible. If we knew as much about Darfur as we do about Michael Jackson, we might be able to stop these things from continuing."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Media, News, Silence, Television)

"An actress, around 40, on television, that's where you get the most torture, I think."
- Lisa Kudrow
(Related: Television)

"By the year 2020, the year of perfect vision, the old will outnumber the young."
- Maggie Kuhn
(Related: Vision, Old, Will)

"As I said before, a big part of my strategy says - and the management team I think is in agreement with this - we don't have to be out there with a lot of noise all the time. What we need to do is paint a vision for customers, promise them deliverables, and go hit at it."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Time, Strategy, Management, Vision, Agreement, Promise)

"It is an absolutely unique success of the church community to have introduced such an epoch-making change, in just a few years, without having a serious division."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Success, Change, Church, Community, Years)

"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
(Related: Hate, Living, Television, Writing)

"In television, everything is gone with the speed of light, literally. It is no field for anybody with intimations of immortality."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Immortality, Light, Television)

"We all live in a free Poland, and there would be no free Poland without you, Twenty-five years ago, I did not stand on the same side together with you, but today I have no doubts that it was your vision of Poland which led us in the right direction."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Vision, Direction, Right, Today, Years)

"And instead of getting a pepper-and-salt effect, we find very clear and sharp divisions between the dialects of the United States, which are getting more different from each other as time goes on."
- William Labov
(Related: Time, Effect, states, United)

"This resemblance became clear in the Bush the father's visits to the region. He wound up being impressed by the royal and military regimes and envied them for staying decades in their positions and embezzling the nation's money with no supervision."
- Osama bin Laden
(Related: Money, Father, Being, Military, Nation)

"And part of my vision is to do dynamic videos for kids."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Vision, Kids)

"When I was first starting out, if you were acting on television, it was a real stigma."
- Christine Lahti
(Related: Acting, First, Television)

"Television really does offer still great parts for women, cable in particular."
- Christine Lahti
(Related: Women, Television)

"You could put all the talent I had into your left eye and still not suffer from impaired vision."
- Veronica Lake
(Related: Talent, Vision, Eye)

"By exercise. I'll tell you one thing, you don't always have to be on the go. I sit around a lot, I read a lot, and I do watch television. But I also work out for two hours every day of my life, even when I'm on the road."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Work, Life, Day, Exercise, Road, Television)

"I think our vision heretofore has been and should continue to be to have Cardozo be the kind of law school that we can be proud of. I would like to see it gain recognition as one of the three best law schools in New York City."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Vision, Gain, Law, School, Schools)

"Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other."
- Ann Landers
(Related: People, Television, Will)

"The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Labor, states, World)

"Modern techniques have torn down state frontiers, both economical and intellectual. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Labor, State, states, World)

"The main concept is that of an international solidarity expressed in practice through worldwide division of labor: free trade is the principal point in the program of internationalism."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Practice, Solidarity, Trade)

"Anyone who limits her vision to memories of yesterday is already dead."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: Vision, Limits, Memories, Yesterday)

"Conservatives sense a link between television and drugs, but they do not grasp the nature of this connection."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Nature, Connection, Drugs, Sense, Television)

"The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals. It's just that they need more supervision."
- Lynn Lavner
(Related: Love, God, Bible)

"You must not demand the failure of your peers, because the more good things that are around in film, in television, in theater - why the better it is for all of us."
- Jerome Lawrence
(Related: Failure, Film, Television, Theater)

"I'm most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He's given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I'll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do."
- Martin Lawrence
(Related: God, Life, Opportunity, Vision, Blessings, Mistakes)

"All the revision in the world will not save a bad first draft: for the architecture of the thing comes, or fails to come, in the first conception, and revision only affects the detail and ornament, alas!"
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: Architecture, Detail, First, Will, World)

"New planted Colonies are generally attended with a Force and Necessity of Planting the known and approved Staple and Product of the Country, as well as all the Provisions their Families spend."
- John Lawson
(Related: Country, Force, Necessity)

"For a small child there is no division between playing and learning; between the things he or she does just for fun and things that are educational. The child learns while living and any part of living that is enjoyable is also play."
- Penelope Leach
(Related: Fun, Learning, Living, Play)

"Life goes on pretty much the same way. I've been working on a couple of films on the side. You may see some more. You may even see another television show."
- Norman Lear
(Related: Life, May, Pretty, Television)

"I believe I became one of the first singers to be launched via television exposure. I guess I was a new kind of musical stylist for a new kind of media."
- Brenda Lee
(Related: First, Media, Television)

"Many of us in Congress have been calling on the Administration to articulate a bold mission for NASA. It seems that the President is answering that call. I wholeheartedly support his vision for going back to the moon, and from there to worlds beyond."
- Sheila Jackson Lee
(Related: Vision, Congress, Mission, Moon, President, Support)

"I have never had a lap dance in Tampa or any other part of Florida. If I ever did have a lap dance, I don't think I would be discussing television ideas with the girl that was giving it to me."
- Stan Lee
(Related: Dance, Ideas, Giving, Television)

"We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of the world where everything is done democratically. To do that, we get computers to talk with each other in such a way as to promote that ideal."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Computers, Vision, Talk, Want, World)

"There is no medical proof that television causes brain damage - at least from over five feet away. In fact, TV is probably the least physically harmful of all the narcotics known to man."
- Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
(Related: Medical, Causes, Fact, Feet, Man, Proof, Television)

"If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace."
- John Lennon
(Related: Peace, Television)

"The power of television - it's so present in our lives, we don't even know how powerful it is."
- Melissa Leo
(Related: Power, Present, Television)

"I was able to go from stage hand to floor manager to assistant director to director in a year because there was just no one else to do it and what I didn't realise and what people don't understand now about television is that we used to do about five shows a day."
- Richard Lester
(Related: Manager, People, Day, Now, Television)

"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
(Related: Beginning, England, Holiday, Television)

"When I began to think about the head of the family, the storyteller, the rise of television which became the new storyteller, the break-up of the American family as an idea and then Avalon came."
- Barry Levinson
(Related: Family, Idea, American, Television)

"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
(Related: Chance, Television)

"I never really wanted to be an actor. And that was the beginning of it, I began to write things down and eventually became a writer on a television show."
- Barry Levinson
(Related: Actor, Beginning, Television, Writer)

"Book - what they make a movie out of for television."
- Leonard L. Levinson
(Related: Television)

"As all Art depends on Vision, so the different kinds of Art depend on the different ways in which minds look at things."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Art, Vision)

"He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: History, Right)

"The provisions contained in this plan will ensure that the United States has the infrastructure necessary to meet energy needs through future decades, easing dependence on unpredictable foreign oil markets, and creating thousands of new jobs for American workers."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: American, Dependence, Energy, Future, Jobs, Needs, Oil, states, United, Will, Workers)

"I never quite envisioned myself a proper doctor under that white coat, but I was interested in the idea of healing and in the psychological dimension rather early on."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Idea, Healing)

"One of the gaps in our international development efforts is the provision of global public goods - that is, goods or conditions we need that no individual or country can secure on their own, such as halting global warming, financial stability and peace and security."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Development, Financial, Country, Global warming, Public, Security, Stability)

"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
(Related: Listening, Play, Punk, Television)

"With me serving as the president, we filed a $3-million lawsuit against the league and its member clubs in an attempt to win increased pension benefits and a larger share Of television revenue."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Benefits, President, Television)

"And I thought, my God, there's an off chance that they will say something that's really worth preserving and there is one way to do that and I knew what it was because I come from television."
- James Lipton
(Related: God, Thought, Chance, Television, Will, Worth)

"I don't watch television. I'm not a TV guy."
- Gary Lockwood
(Related: Television)

"Television's very dependent on images. That's not what news is."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: News, Television)

"Television's not going read stories to you."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: Television)

"Some of the most important stories don't lend themselves to television treatment."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: Television, Treatment)

"So no one should rely on television either for their knowledge of music or for news. There's just more going on. It's an adjunct to the written word, which I think is still the most important thing."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: Music, Knowledge, News, Television, Word)

"I think television often has dismissed younger people. They figure, well, they're not really watching news, that's not our audience."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: People, News, Television)

"True Americanism is opposed utterly to any political divisions resting on race and religion."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Religion, Race)

"Television is simply automated daydreaming."
- Lee Loevinger
(Related: Television)

"Television is a golden goose that lays scrambled eggs; and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar. Anyway, more people like scrambled eggs than caviar."
- Lee Loevinger
(Related: People, Television)

"I knew what book we had to write, it was clear in my head; it was journals and poetry. So I passed on their offer. I told my agent this is our vision, and no one's done it this way."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Poetry, Vision)

"Asylum was good exposure for me and it is still shown quite often on television. I remember the special effects people had fun making a little doll that looked like me - which is not so easy - and it had to move along the floor."
- Herbert Lom
(Related: People, Fun, Television)

"The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Life, Dreams, Charity, Man, Service, Visions)

"My command, less than ten thousand, had found the battle on the Plank road in retreat, little less than a panic. In a few hours we changed defeat to victory, the broken divisions of the Third Corps rallying in their rear."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Victory, Battle, Defeat, Road)

"I come from an everyday middle class family in India. The film industry reached us only through our television sets and cinema halls."
- Lavrenti Lopes
(Related: Family, Cinema, Class, Film, Middle class, Television)

"I can only speak for myself, and hope people hear my words and see me on television speaking for myself. And, hopefully, they'll be able to make their own judgment. And at the end of the day, I just want my work to speak for itself."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Work, People, Hope, Day, End, Judgment, Television, Want, Words)

"Our visions begin with our desires."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Visions)

"Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Architecture, Poetry, Change, Dream, Vision, Future)

"When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Strength, Vision, Difference, Service)

"When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Strength, Vision, Service)

"The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn't know what war is except from television."
- Sophia Loren
(Related: Life, War, Facts, Television)

"But it is true that sometimes an enveloping darkness aids one to clearer vision; as in a panorama building, for example, where the obscurity about the entrance prepares one better for the climax, and gives the scene depicted a more real and vivid appearance."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Vision, Appearance, Building, Darkness, Example, Obscurity)

"The vision of a nation formed from many different peoples bound together by a common love of freedom was staked out long before our lifetimes or even our parents' or grandparents' lifetimes."
- Trent Lott
(Related: Love, Vision, Freedom, Grandparents, Nation)

"I like to behave in an extremely normal, wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life. Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence, terror, sex and death."
- Courtney Love
(Related: Death, Life, Sex, Terror, Violence, Visions)

"We met and married when both of us knew exactly what our jobs were. He was only 32, but he'd been all over the place. I'd been working on films and television shows all over the world."
- Joanna Lumley
(Related: Jobs, Television, World)

"I just prefer instrumental. I don't need to hear what other people are singing. And if I need music as a backdrop to work or to think, I need to have that part of the brain clear - I don't need people feeding their fantasies into my vision."
- Lydia Lunch
(Related: Music, Work, People, Vision, Singing)

"The theater is a tough place. It's not cushioned the way it is in film and television."
- Patti LuPone
(Related: Film, Television, Theater)

"Television provides the opportunity for an ongoing story - the opportunity to meld the cast and the characters and a world, and to spend more time there."
- David Lynch
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Television, World)

"Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure."
- Charles MacArthur
(Related: Love, Men, Vision, Adventure, Greed, Lust, Names)

"The success of The Simpsons really opened doors. It showed that if you were working in animation you didn't necessarily have to be working in kids' television."
- Seth MacFarlane
(Related: Success, Animation, Kids, Television)

"Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired; the fatigue party, well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be, often finds itself short of provisions."
- Patrick MacGill
(Related: Fatigue, Party)

"Divisional exercise is a great game of make-believe."
- Patrick MacGill
(Related: Exercise)

"The task which we have set ourselves is simply to show why and for what purpose we hold that standpoint during most of our lives, and why and for what purpose we are provisionally obliged to abandon it."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Purpose)

"On average, Australians watch more than three hours of television a day, compared with 12 minutes a day spent by the average couple talking to each other."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Day, Talking, Television)

"I just love the hours of the theatre, I love the way it operates. I always say that when you're doing a play it's like getting a shot of B12, and when you do television for a long series you need a shot of B12."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Love, Play, Television, Theatre)

"I haven't killed anyone on television in years and years. Must have been twenty something years."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Television, Years)

"Television has some lovely aspects to it - and some ghastly aspects - but the theater itself was a wonderful invention."
- Patrick Macnee
(Related: Invention, Television, Theater)

"Television has created a nation of news junkies who tune in every night to get their fix on the world."
- Robert MacNeil
(Related: Nation, News, Night, Television, World)

"The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad."
- James Madison
(Related: Home, Danger, Liberty, Loss)

"Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad."
- James Madison
(Related: Home, Truth, Danger, Liberty, Loss)

"It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad."
- James Madison
(Related: Home, Truth, Danger, Liberty, Loss)

"I have no doubt but that the misery of the lower classes will be found to abate whenever the Government assumes a freer aspect and the laws favor a subdivision of Property."
- James Madison
(Related: Government, Doubt, Laws, Misery, Property, Will)

"I don't want my president to be a TV star. You don't have to be on television every minute of every day - you're the president, not a rerun of 'Law & Order'. TV stars are too worried bout being popular and too concerned about being renewed."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Being, Day, Order, Popular, President, Stars, Television, Want)

"Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Day, Lies, Newspapers, Television)

"Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Gods, Vision, Creation, Devil, Man, May, Will)

"The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Baby, Being, Difference, Television, Writing)

"In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements are labored, and results are humdrum."
- Joseph de Maistre
(Related: Vision, Man, Poor, Results)

"I was a very happy child, so to speak. But, since we didn't have video games or television, and very little radio, in terms of a form of entertainment, I used to read a lot and I would draw a lot, and those two things used to occupy my time."
- Mako
(Related: Time, Entertainment, Games, Television)

"Revision is one of the exquisite pleasures of writing."
- Bernard Malamud
(Related: Writing)

"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
(Related: Car, Family, Children, Parents, Television)

"Almost every band has somebody who's the main songwriter and who has a vision, a very clear idea of how a song should be."
- Stephen Malkmus
(Related: Idea, Vision, Song)

"Television wasn't prestigious."
- Dorothy Malone
(Related: Television)

"Television is what made It's a Wonderful Life the classic it is today."
- Leonard Maltin
(Related: Life, Television, Today)

"It's important to me that I look good on television because, let's face it, I'm single, and you want somebody to watch the show and fall in love with you."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Love, Television, Want)

"It never occurred to me that I'd be on a television show or in feature films but when those came into play my dreams changed along the way."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Dreams, Play, Television)

"Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Time, Beginning, Bells, Fire)

"I'm not a big believer in a thing called luck. I believe it has a lot to do with fate and just really having a vision of the way you would see your life."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Life, Vision, Fate, Luck)

"This country was founded on a core set of family values. These values should not be discouraged and blatantly undermined by the airing of offensive material on broadcast television and radio."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Family, Values, Country, Television)

"Everything we talk about is about beating the Packers, the Bears and the Vikings. Obviously there are other teams in the league, but if you can dominate and be on top of your division you are always in the playoff hunt. It's time for us to win that thing."
- Steve Mariucci
(Related: Time, Talk)

"Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!"
- Bob Marley
(Related: Life, Thoughts, Vision, Hate, Jealousy, Mind, Reality, Road)

"On some level any appearance on Television can be seen as a product endorsement."
- Marc Maron
(Related: Appearance, Television)

"The demand for standup in the eighties was created by how easy it was to exploit 'comedians' and create very cheap television programming."
- Marc Maron
(Related: Programming, Television)

"There are forces all around you who wish to exploit division, rob you of your freedom, and tell you what to think. But young folks can rekindle the weary spirit of a slumbering nation."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Freedom, Nation, Spirit)

"Any actor will tell you there's more of a schedule to doing a television show. That's why you'll notice a lot of big movie actors are doing television, and they'll tell you, it's because of the schedule."
- Jason Marsden
(Related: Actor, Actors, Television, Will)

"You get to that age where you're watching a lot of television, and who doesn't want to be on television?"
- Jason Marsden
(Related: Age, Television, Want)

"Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for - because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything."
- Peter Marshall
(Related: Vision, May)

"Indeed, Miss Manners has come to believe that the basic political division in this country is not between liberals and conservatives but between those who believe that they should have a say in the love lives of strangers and those who do not."
- Judith Martin
(Related: Love, Country, Liberals, Manners, Strangers)

"We need a new Latin American policy that is bold - different. We need to focus on building civil society, focus on the lack of infrastructure. We need look at ways to foster economic opportunity.There needs to be a more comprehensive economic vision in the region."
- Mel Martinez
(Related: Society, Policy, Opportunity, Vision, American, Building, Focus, Needs)

"It's not only imagination, it's the distortion of the vision. You suddenly think, This person is idealistic, this person is strong, this person has dreams, when you know better most of the time. You put what you want to see on people."
- Olivier Martinez
(Related: Dreams, Imagination, Time, People, Vision, Want)

"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Time, Television)

"I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Television)

"I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn't educate America if they started at 6:30."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: America, Newspapers, Television)

"The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Competition, Labor, Wages, Workers)

"I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Vision, Extreme, World, Youth)

"People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision."
- John C. Maxwell
(Related: Leader, People, Vision)

"But the branches of industry are so multifarious, the divisions of labour so minutes and manifold, that it seems at first almost impossible to reduce them to any system."
- Henry Mayhew
(Related: First)

"I'm often called an old-fashioned modernist. But the modernists had the absurd idea that architecture could heal the world. That's impossible. And today nobody expects architects to have these grand visions any more."
- Thom Mayne
(Related: Architecture, Idea, Old, Today, Visions, World)

"People talk about that catch and, I've said this many times, that I've made better catches than that many times in regular season. But of course in my time, you didn't have a lot of television during the regular season. A lot of people didn't see me do a lot of things."
- Willie Mays
(Related: Time, People, Talk, Television)

"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
(Related: Computers, People, Country, Road, Television, Will)

"I had spent many years before I was 31 hearing people tell me, Oh Man, you're so funny, you need to be in television. But that and a quarter won't get you on a bus."
- Chi McBride
(Related: Funny, People, Hearing, Man, Television, Years)

"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
(Related: Doctors, Lawyers, Teachers, Television)

"I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Peace, Fire, Growing up, Open)

"In the Steven F. Austin Colony, which was the first colony, Texans first established a provisional government in 1835 with the intention of writing a declaration of independence soon after."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Government, First, Independence, Intention, Writing)

"So the system we have in radio and television today is the direct result of government policies that have been made in our name, in the name of the people, on our behalf, but without our informed consent."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Government, People, Name, Result, Television, Today)

"Local television news, on both radio and television, is so appalling. Makes print journalism look like the greatest stuff ever written."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Journalism, News, Television)

"Because what's going on now, and this applies mostly to television stations in the largest markets too, but TV stations basically are now the primary receivers of campaign spending."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Now, Television)

"The White House has a choice: They can change course, or they can double down on a vision of government that the American people have roundly rejected."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Change, Government, People, Vision, American)

"But beyond the hysteria of phantom death panels, where is the abomination? Show me the provisions that will hurt consumers, because if you think a $110 billion a year tax break for working-class Americans to buy private health insurance is a government takeover, I welcome the debate."
- Jim McDermott
(Related: Death, Government, Health, Americans, Debate, Tax, Hurt, Will)

"The wonderful thing about television is the immediate impact of pictures of current events."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Events, Television)

"The two major things that changed the makeup of all professional sports are money generated by television and courts that players went to in order to win their freedom as free agents."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Money, Sports, Freedom, Makeup, Order, Television)

"The one good thing about television is the money; you can make a lot more money than in newspapers."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Money, Newspapers, Television)

"The future is electronic. It's radio, television and the Internet; it's not really newspapers anymore."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Future, Internet, Newspapers, Television)

"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
(Related: American, Public, Television, World)

"I don't think there is enough educational programming, but unfortunately, television is built around advertising and those shows don't get the big ratings."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Advertising, Programming, Television)

"When I started at the Globe 40 years ago, there were seven newspapers in Boston and now there are only two. There were only three or four television stations in Boston and now there are a dozen."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Boston, Newspapers, Now, Television, Years)

"I don't think we use television the way we should or the way the inventors intended."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Television)

"I was fortunate to be part of a very successful show on CBS in 1986. I switched to NBC for eight years and through these experiences have gotten terrific insight into television; it's a fascinating medium."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Successful, Television, Years)

"Fortunately, I happened to go east at a time when live television was centered in New York."
- Roddy McDowall
(Related: Time, Television)

"Life is so fast these days, and we're exposed to so much information. Television makes us a witness to such misery."
- Gates McFadden
(Related: Life, Information, Misery, Television)

"I used to take five or six books away and bring five or six books back. Nobody gave me direction or advice and I read much in the way that a boy might watch television."
- John McGahern
(Related: Advice, Books, Direction, Television)

"For example, it's only about 20 years ago the people in that community would have got telephone lines, and it would be only about in the 1950s that electricity came to that part of the world. Television wouldn't have come till 1970."
- John McGahern
(Related: People, Community, Electricity, Example, Television, World, Years)

"This thing that Colin Powell's son is expected to do is kind of scary when you think that television and radio and newspapers are what make people think what they think."
- Jim McKay
(Related: Son, People, Newspapers, Television)

"I was the first voice of Baltimore television in 1947."
- Jim McKay
(Related: First, Television, Voice)

"Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America - not on the battlefields of Vietnam."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: War, America, Comfort, Living, Television, Vietnam)

"Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Work, Labor, Man)

"It's really kind of hard to be a suburb of nothing. If you don't have a downtown, you really don't have anything. It's hard to build a community around parking lots and subdivisions."
- Ed McMahon
(Related: Community, Nothing)

"I'd say without a doubt I've had the most sex scenes in any television show, ever. Last season I did eight sex scenes in one day - I haven't topped that yet."
- Julian McMahon
(Related: Sex, Day, Doubt, Television)

"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
(Related: Entertainment, News, Television, Today)

"We're one of the forces that causes actors to fasten seat belts before they take off chasing the bad guy in the car... or removes some of the cigarette smoking on television."
- Gerald McRaney
(Related: Car, Actors, Causes, Smoking, Television)

"Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: History, Time, First, Television)

"The only stage direction Jackie ever gave him, George said was: 'If you want to stay in the picture, stay close to me.' The rest of the cast remembered a television director's adage."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Direction, Rest, Television, Want)

"Savvy observers occasionally note television's resemblance to the weather: Everybody loves to complain about it, but nobody can do anything to fix it."
- Michael Medved
(Related: Television)

"Conservatives, despite their increasingly powerful presence on cable TV and talk radio, feel excluded and disregarded by the longstanding preponderance of liberal voices on public television."
- Michael Medved
(Related: Liberal, Public, Talk, Television)

"Whoever envisions not one but two series in New York?"
- Christopher Meloni
"I took acting classes in college, and once I graduated, I decided to give acting a shot when I couldn't really think of anything else to do. It took me a couple of years to get an agent, and my first big break was The Fanelli Boys, which was a sitcom on NBC. Then I did a few television movies."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Movies, Acting, Boys, College, First, Television, Years)

"It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Men, Idealism, Materialism, Trouble, Visions, World)

"Let's use the energy of this historic year to propel us toward our shared vision of a greater Boston."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: Vision, Boston, Energy)

"Hell begins on the day when God grants us a clear vision of all that we might have achieved, of all the gifts which we have wasted, of all that we might have done which we did not do."
- Gian Carlo Menotti
(Related: God, Vision, Day, Gifts, Hell)

"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
(Related: Open, Sleep, Television)

"Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Vision, Act, Desire, Fulfillment, Infinity, Labor, Limits, Loneliness, Obscurity)

"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
(Related: Love, Mother, Dancing, Singing, Television)

"When the TSA was established, it was never envisioned that it would become a huge, unwieldy bureaucracy which was soon to grow to 67,000 employees. As TSA has grown larger, more impersonal, and administratively top-heavy, I believe it is important that airports across the country consider utilizing the opt-out provision provided by law."
- John Mica
(Related: Bureaucracy, Country, Employees, Law)

"When the TSA was established, it was never envisioned that it would become a huge, unwieldy bureaucracy which was soon to grow to 67,000 employees."
- John Mica
(Related: Bureaucracy, Employees)

"All great people glorify their history and look back upon their early attainments with a spiritualized vision."
- Kelly Millar
(Related: History, People, Vision)

"Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Vision)

"Television preachers extract money from the poor to live in a style and to indulge in shameful acts which equal or outdo the worst of the Renaissance Popes."
- J. Irwin Miller
(Related: Money, Poor, Style, Television)

"Someone like Einstein was quite clearly a moralist, and he had a very highly developed political vision and was very spiritual in his way, and there are many biologists and physicists of the first order who are like that."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Vision, First, Order, Spiritual)

"From my very first day in the Mayor's office, I have worked closely with the Council members who share our vision of a city hall that really protects taxpayers and cares... yes... about the little things that make a big difference in people's lives."
- Laura Miller
(Related: People, Vision, Day, Difference, First, Office)

"There's not a whole lot of events out there on television, especially in the years between Olympic Games."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Events, Games, Television, Years)

"I want to bring more gymnastics on television."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Television, Want)

"What ordinary men are directly aware of and what they try to do are bounded by the private orbits in which they live; their visions and their powers are limited."
- C. Wright Mills
(Related: Men, Visions)

"Every weekend he'd have me come down to work on Dragnet, which by now was on television as well as radio."
- Martin Milner
(Related: Work, Now, Television, Weekend)

"We wait here to meet the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam to discuss together a ceremony of orderly transfer of power so as to avoid any unnecessary bloodshed in the population."
- Duong Van Minh
(Related: Government, Power, Ceremony, Population, Vietnam)

"He was doing - Ray was designing the clothes for my mom's show from California. And one of the first appearances I ever made on television was on my mother's show and Ray and Bob did the clothes for that. It has been a long time."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Time, Mom, Mother, Clothes, First, Television)

"When television is good, nothing is better. When it's bad, nothing is worse."
- Newton N. Minow
(Related: Nothing, Television)

"Kubrick's vision seemed to be that humans are doomed, whereas Clarke's is that humans are moving on to a better stage of evolution."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Vision, Evolution)

"We wanted to solve robot problems and needed some vision, action, reasoning, planning, and so forth. We even used some structural learning, such as was being explored by Patrick Winston."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Action, Vision, Being, Learning, Planning, Problems)

"When David Marr at MIT moved into computer vision, he generated a lot of excitement, but he hit up against the problem of knowledge representation; he had no good representations for knowledge in his vision systems."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Knowledge, Vision, Computer, Excitement)

"Modern society, based as it is on the division of labor, can be preserved only under conditions of lasting peace."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Peace, Society, Labor)

"Actually, the kids at school don't treat me any differently at all just because I'm on television."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Kids, School, Television)

"The future is wider than vision, and has no end."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Vision, End, Future)

"Most of my life I was occupied with American television and American food. My ethnicity was my choice. It still is."
- Isaac Mizrahi
(Related: Life, Food, American, Choice, Television)

"I am such a pessimist that every project has surpassed what I envisioned."
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Project)

"As a kid I watched television 24 hours a day and loved every minute of it. The two shows that always make me laugh and are therefore my favourites are The Dick Van Dyke Show and Fawlty Towers."
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Day, Television)

"They don't have the news media set up in Africa that we do in the United States, where televisions are so accessible and newspapers and magazines are able to educate people."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: People, Media, News, Newspapers, states, United)

"I liked the way my character, Shane, was first introduced. You get introduced to her through this sexual action, and I thought that was so cool and just kind of summed up what she enjoys and who she is, to a certain extent. She's a complete sexual being and the great thing is that she doesn't apologize for it. It's just who she is. We rarely see women be able to do that on television."
- Katherine Moennig
(Related: Women, Thought, Action, Character, Being, First, Television)

"Modern politics today requires a mastery of television. I've never really warmed up to television and, in fairness to television, it's never warmed up to me."
- Walter F. Mondale
(Related: Politics, Television, Today)

"The principal contributor to loneliness in this country is television. What happens is that the family 'gets together' alone."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Family, Country, Loneliness, Television)

"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
(Related: Actor, Freedom, Television)

"Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Success, Possibility, Communication, Reflection, Solitude, Television)

"I don't know how to do the other, so I won't even consider television until the audience's taste changes."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Taste, Television)

"I just like the continue doing what I've been doing. A melange of funny, straight drama, television, movies, a little theater here and there wouldn't hurt. So if I can keep doing that, I'll be a very happy person."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Funny, Movies, Drama, Hurt, Television, Theater)

"Interestingly that some of the characters did not turn out the way Jim and Allen had envisioned them."
- Mary Tyler Moore
"Television is in a different time because of reality television, so it's not as exciting."
- Shemar Moore
(Related: Time, Reality, Television)

"I'm actually about as famous as a fourth division footballer from the 70s."
- Dylan Moran
(Related: Famous)

"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
(Related: Television)

"By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life."
- Thomas More
(Related: Life, Nature, Vision, Infinity, Spiritual)

"This - the leadership of the mayor is crucial, because it is to the mayor that people will look to provide the vision, the energy, and the sense of confidence in the rebuilding and the recovery."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Leadership, People, Vision, Confidence, Energy, Sense, Will)

"Skepticism is an important historical tool. It is the starting point of all revision of hitherto accepted history."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: History, Skepticism)

"I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent. But you can help with comfort."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Talent, Vision, Comfort, Help, Writing)

"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
(Related: Religion, Time, Politics, Media, Television)

"I've always tried to not let movie, television or theatre be all that my life is about. I've always tried to get involved in the community or my family now I have kids."
- David Morse
(Related: Family, Life, Community, Kids, Now, Television, Theatre)

"I would argue that television and particularly the BBC were instrumental in puffing up the Royal Family to a level where they were inflated out of all, all proportion to their relevance on the national scene."
- Andrew Morton
(Related: Family, Television)

"Film and television is just a different technique in terms of how to approach the camera but basically the job is the same; but what you learn as a craft in theater, you can then learn to translate that into any mediums."
- Joe Morton
(Related: Film, Job, Television, Theater)

"We don't care really about children as a society and television reflects that indifference to children as human beings."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Society, Care, Children, Indifference, Television)

"The printed page conveys information and commitment, and requires active involvement. Television conveys emotion and experience, and it's very limited in what it can do logically. It's an existential experience - there and then gone."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Experience, Commitment, Emotion, Information, Television)

"The ethics of editorial judgement, however, began to go though a sea change during the late 1970s and '80s when the Carter and Reagan Administrations de-regulated the television industry."
- Roger Mudd
(Related: Change, Ethics, Sea, Television)

"I'm sure 50 percent of television ads use rhyme."
- Paul Muldoon
(Related: Television)

"I never stopped making pictures. There were times when more of my income was coming from other sources, and I had to devote more time to television and movies and records."
- Martin Mull
(Related: Movies, Time, Income, Television)

"The cooperation of the two retina in one field of vision, whatever is its cause, must rather be the source of all the ideas to which single or double vision may give rise."
- Johannes P. Muller
(Related: Ideas, Vision, Cause, Cooperation, May)

"I can see now a vision emerging how Canada is going to profit in the future from our Arctic resources without destroying the environment on which it is all based."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Vision, Canada, Environment, Future, Now, Profit)

"Well, I just finished starring in a new episode of the new The Twilight Zone television series."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Television, Twilight, Zone)

"I'm narrating the television series Biography. I'm still involved in my music - I have a new album out. I have an animated project in development. I'm writing a lot of things and you never know if one of them is going to become a six or seven year project."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Music, Development, Biography, Project, Television, Writing)

"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
(Related: Film, Now, Television)

"Babylon 5 is probably the biggest, most ambitious television science fiction series ever made. It's one big novel told over five years with 110 different stories told within it."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Science, Fiction, Television, Years)

"Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality."
- Rupert Murdoch
(Related: Quality, Thought, Reflection, Television)

"I think a newspaper should be provocative, stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television. It's just not on."
- Rupert Murdoch
(Related: Provocative, Television)

"Today, children are watching more and more television, and are bombarded over and over with images and content that have the potential to dramatically influence their behavior."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Behavior, Children, Content, Influence, Potential, Television, Today)

"Each State has its own health insurance mandates, and some of them are good, but there are about 1,800 of them all across the Nation, including provisions for acupuncturists, massage therapists, and hair replacements."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Health, Hair, Nation, State)

"A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Power, Leader, Dream, Vision, Conviction, Energy)

"But I think it's also hard to get into soccer here. I think purely on a time level on television as well because of the ad breaks. It's something to do with that as well. You can't show a complete soccer match here. Which I kind of find a bit of an odd thing."
- Parminder Nagra
(Related: Time, Soccer, Television)

"One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure."
- Sarojini Naidu
(Related: Vision, Gifts, Man, Measure, Needs, Today, Voice, Woman)

"Strategic planning is worthless - unless there is first a strategic vision."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: Vision, First, Planning)

"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
(Related: Work, Film, Talk, Television)

"A deliberate choice on my part was for the player to continue to find new possibilities in the early Attic rooms far into the game. I think this builds atmosphere, though it means there's no neat division of the prologue from the middle game."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: Choice, Possibilities)

"As mayor of San Francisco, I will provide the vision and work hard to make San Francisco a beautiful, well-planned city with excellent housing and transportation options."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Work, Vision, Options, Will)

"You can just drift unhappily towards this vision of heaven on earth, and ultimately that is what architecture is a vision of: Heaven on earth, at it's best."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Architecture, Vision, Earth, Heaven)

"Any ideal system is its own worst enemy, and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur, they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Enemy, Tyranny, Visions)

"There is no way you can get people to believe you on screen if they know who you really are through television."
- Jack Nicholson
(Related: People, Television)

"For me it's all about personal vision; is there something about a subject that uniquely speaks to me."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Vision)

"In the television age, the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Poetry, Age, Key, Prose, Television)

"As soon as television became the only secondary way in which films were watched, films had to adhere to a pretty linear system, whereby you can drift off for ten minutes and go and answer the phone and not really lose your place."
- Christopher Nolan
(Related: Pretty, Television)

"Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home, without the effort of going to a picture house, without the trouble of booking seats, without the presence of other people."
- Ivor Novello
(Related: Home, People, Effort, Television, Trouble, Will)

"It felt like being in the center of the world, and I felt like I was a witness to history and I knew that the whole world was watching on television. So, I could feel the collective consciousness of the world focused on this little strip of land called Seattle."
- Krist Novoselic
(Related: History, Being, Consciousness, Land, Television, World)

"What Washington needs is adult supervision."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Needs, Washington)

"On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we're going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future."
- Barack Obama
(Related: People, Fear, Progress, Hope, Vision, Answers, Country, Feeling, Frustration, Future, Giving, Job, Sense)

"Nothing does more to activate Christian divisions than talk about Christian unity."
- Conor Cruise O'Brien
(Related: Christian, Nothing, Talk, Unity)

"We were a Western civilisation, an English speaking civilisation, both NZ and Australia, and we had all these influences coming from both Great Britain and America to us; sending us their culture in the shape and form of movies and television."
- Richard O'Brien
(Related: Movies, America, Culture, English, Television)

"I do like to be creative and I'm very lucky that I've been given different areas in which I'm able to do that - whether it be film or television or theatre or whatever. I'm also still into music and recording."
- Richard O'Brien
(Related: Music, Film, Television, Theatre)

"That is the godawful thing about television today. Performers don't have any place to hit and miss. You're either in or you're out; you don't have a chance to become good at your craft. If you make three pictures in a row and they don't go over, you're out of the business."
- Donald O'Connor
(Related: Business, Chance, Television, Today)

"Television doesn't want to admit it has those dreadful roach ads on anyway."
- Michael O'Donoghue
(Related: Television, Want)

"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
(Related: Advertising, Television, Today)

"I think the roles in television are better for women right now. At this point, I don't want to continue doing the same things I've been doing in film because it's very limited."
- Sandra Oh
(Related: Women, Film, Now, Right, Television, Want)

"The relationships that people have - that are sexual, psychological, emotional - these relationships are not open to supervision by parents, schools, churches, or government. Nobody has any right to intervene at all in any kind of relationship like that."
- Madalyn Murray O'Hair
(Related: Government, People, Churches, Open, Parents, Relationships, Right, Schools)

"The Times' new credibility committee report that was issued on Monday very specifically said they will be putting in a policy that reporters must get permission from their department heads to appear on television, which I think is a really good thing."
- Daniel Okrent
(Related: Policy, Committee, Credibility, Television, Will)

"Fox News is hated because they're elitists, and the worst winners television's ever seen."
- Keith Olbermann
(Related: News, Television)

"Their spirits and their visions are embodied in their craft. And so is mine. It's not Jane Saw Puff. But the clarity of Jane Saw Puff is precious to me."
- Sharon Olds
(Related: Clarity, Spirits, Visions)

"From what we've heard about George W., he has a lot issues that he wants to run on. They're positive. They're good. He thinks he's got a good vision for America."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Positive, Vision, America)

"Lights became so hot they melted mascara on women's faces in early television."
- Johnny Olson
(Related: Women, Faces, Television)

"I rode into the dawning world of television in 1944 on a train."
- Johnny Olson
(Related: Television, World)

"In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television, everyone all over the world realizes that high energy usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth."
- John Olver
(Related: Age, Time, Wealth, Energy, Globalization, Living, Media, Television, World)

"I saw some war heroes... John Kerry is not a war hero. He couldn't tie the shoes of some of the people in Coastal Division 11."
- John O'Neill
(Related: War, People, Heroes)

"If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever."
- George Orwell
(Related: Vision, Future, Want)

"Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality."
- Ovid
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Vision, Reality)

"The engineering is secondary to the vision."
- Cynthia Ozick
(Related: Vision, Engineering)

"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
(Related: God, Mind, Television)

"Dream and give yourself permission to envision a You that you choose to be."
- Joy Page
(Related: Dream)

"Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Life, Books, Madness, Reality, Television)

"I know that we shall meet problems along the way, but I'd far rather see for myself what's going on in the world outside, than rely on newspapers, television, politicians and religious leaders to tell me what I should be thinking."
- Michael Palin
(Related: Leaders, Newspapers, Politicians, Problems, Religious, Television, Thinking, World)

"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
(Related: Time, Travel, Charm, Television)

"A great movie evolves when everybody has the same vision in their heads."
- Alan Parker
(Related: Vision)

"When I put my nose in a glass, it's like tunnel vision. I move into another world, where everything around me is just gone, and every bit of mental energy is focused on that wine."
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.
(Related: Vision, Energy, Wine, World)

"After the tragedy, New Yorkers are more united than ever in their vision, as well as in appreciation what living in freedom means - and that if we stand together, we can accomplish anything."
- George Pataki
(Related: Vision, Appreciation, Freedom, Living, Tragedy, United)

"I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution."
- Alan Paton
(Related: Nation, Pride, Will, World)

"I don't think I miss anything by not watching television."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: Television)

"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
(Related: Home, People, Actor, Television)

"If our government has a policy, any political subdivision, that limits or restricts the enforcement of our immigration laws, we will sue them! And that suit will be $5,000 a day every day until that policy is changed! This law will be enforced."
- Russell Pearce
(Related: Government, Policy, Day, Law, Laws, Limits, Will)

"Every state has not only the right but the duty to make adequate provision for its own defense in the way it thinks best, providing it does not do so at the expense of any other state."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Defense, Duty, Right, State)

"My feeling about him is that the America that we have today, the freedoms we enjoy and the privileges we have, are really the reflection of Abe Lincoln's convictions, his vision, and his toughness."
- Gregory Peck
(Related: Vision, America, Feeling, Reflection, Today)

"The government would have preferred not to take a stand, but the constant presence of the Israeli-Arab conflict on our television screens made it an issue that could no longer be avoided."
- Jean-Marie Le Pen
(Related: Government, Conflict, Television)

"It was always my practice to train salespeople under my direct supervision, and to treat children with the utmost consideration."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Children, Consideration, Practice)

"It's not that I'm knocking the movie and television work."
- George Peppard
(Related: Work, Television)

"Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable."
- Shimon Peres
(Related: Democracy, Dictatorship, Television)

"If we just let our vision of the world go forth, and we embrace it entirely, and we don't try to piece together clever diplomacy but just wage a total war, our children will sing great songs about us years from now."
- Richard Perle
(Related: War, Vision, Children, Diplomacy, Now, Songs, Wage, Will, World, Years)

"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
(Related: Work, Life, Goal, Film, Television)

"Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object."
- Laurence J. Peter
(Related: American, Force, Television)

"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
(Related: Money, Talk, Television, Want)

"I was as happy doing theater in New York for little or no money as I am now doing television for more money. The happiness, I guess, comes out of it being a good job. The success has to do with the fact that it's a good job that will continue."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Money, Success, Happiness, Being, Fact, Job, Now, Television, Theater, Will)

"The censorship is such on television in the U.S. that films like mine don't stand a chance."
- John Pilger
(Related: Censorship, Chance, Television)

"This programme would only really make sense and work properly if it was also broadcast on France's international television channel TV5. So I ended up with a double production, on France 2 and TV5."
- Bernard Pivot
(Related: Work, France, Production, Sense, Television)

"The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine."
- Plato
(Related: Soul, Vision, Eyes)

"John Carpenter created the idea of Halloween, so his vision remains the most focused and intelligently directed of the series. The directors that have followed have kept the original intent of the concept."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Idea, Vision)

"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
(Related: History, Movies, Books, Entertainment, Television)

"The Times has much less power than you think. I believe we attribute power to the media generally that it simply doesn't have. It's very convenient to blame the media, the same way we blame television for everything that's going wrong in society."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Power, Society, Blame, Media, Television, Wrong)

"Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Company, Now)

"Moderates shouldn't be nervous about Newt because he has a vision, he's laid it forward. He's fundamentally leading us in the way that middle class Americans want to go."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Vision, Americans, Class, Leading, Middle class, Want)

"I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: End, Gain, Madness, Mankind, Party)

"Television's Mr. Filth: that's me."
- Dennis Potter
(Related: Television)

"That vision of a common culture is now simply a remote wistfulness."
- Dennis Potter
(Related: Vision, Culture, Now)

"Television viewers, they've been around a long time. They've been watching this thing now for 50 years. I mean, they know exactly what's happening when it comes to television programming. You can't put anything over on them anymore."
- Maury Povich
(Related: Time, Now, Programming, Television, Years)

"To achieve lasting literature, fictional or factual, a writer needs perceptive vision, absorptive capacity, and creative strength."
- Lawrence Clark Powell
(Related: Strength, Vision, Literature, Needs, Writer)

"I think people have a vague sense that the television system is changing."
- Michael K. Powell
(Related: People, Sense, Television)

"Anyone who relies exclusively on television for his or her knowledge of the world is making a serious mistake."
- Steve Powers
(Related: Mistake, Knowledge, Television, World)