Television Quotes

"We are drawn to our television sets...

"We are drawn to our television sets each April the way we are drawn to the scene of an accident." β€” Vincent Canby
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β€œFirst we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into lette...

β€œFirst we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII β€” and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we've realized it's a brochure.” ― Douglas Adams
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"Television is for a...

"Television is for appearing on - not for looking at." β€” Noel Coward
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β€œLife doesn't imitate...

β€œLife doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.” ― Woody Allen
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β€œI find television very educational. Eve...

β€œI find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book." ... Groucho Marx
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We're consumers. We are the byproducts of a lifestyle obsession. Murder, crime, p...

We're consumers. We are the byproducts of a lifestyle obsession. Murder, crime, poverty, these things don't concern me. What concerns me are celebrity magazines, television with 500 channels, some guy's name on my underwear. Rogaine, Viagra, Olestra.
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We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all b...

We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won’t. And we’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off. β€” Tyler Durden
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"Imitation is the ...

"Imitation is the sincerest form of television." β€” Fred Allen
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"If there's anything unsettling to the sto...

"If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives." β€” Marlon Brando
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"I see men assassinated around me every day. I walk through rooms of the dead, streets of the dea...

"I see men assassinated around me every day. I walk through rooms of the dead, streets of the dead, cities of the dead; men without eyes, men without voices; men with manufactured feelings and standard reactions; men with newspaper brains, television souls and high school ideas." - Charles Bukowski
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"Television has proved that p...

"Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other." β€” Ann Landers
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"One of the few good things about modern times: If ...

"One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us." ~ Kurt Vonnegut
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"Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's mes...

"Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath." β€” Dave Barry
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"You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants a ...

"You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants a magical solution for their problems, and everyone refuses to believe in magic." β€”Once Upon a Time (fantasy-drama television series)
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"My father hated radio and could not...

"My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too." β€” Peter De Vries
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"Seeing a murder on television... can help work off ...

"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." β€” Alfred Hitchcock
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"Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first cult...

"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." β€” Clive Barnes
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"The great thing about television is that if someth...

"The great thing about television is that if something important happens anywhere in the world, day or night, you can always change the channel." β€” From "Taxi"
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"My one regret is n...

"My one regret is not watching enough television." -Roger Smith
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"One of the few good things about modern times: If ...

"One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us." β€” Kurt Vonnegut
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Hi, does anyone know the origin of this quote? believe it...

Hi, does anyone know the origin of this quote? believe it is from a movie or television show. β€œI don't want to die for someone I love. I want to die in the arms of someone I love”
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"Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a lo...

"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." β€” Hodding Carter
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"If there's anything unsettling to the sto...

"If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives." β€” Marlon Brando
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"I hate television. I hate it as ...

"I hate television. I hate it as much as I hate peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts." β€” Orson Welles
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"All television is...

"All television is children's television." β€” Richard P. Adler
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"So many people treat you like you're a kid, ...

"So many people treat you like you're a kid, so you might as well act like one and throw your television out of the hotel window" -Gerard Way
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Everything that is good about the Internet, ever...

Everything that is good about the Internet, everything that differentiates it from television, is about empowerment of the individual. --Jamie Zawinski
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"Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first cult...

"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
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"Television is more interesting than peopl...

"Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we would have people standing in the corners of our rooms." β€” Alan Corenk
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"Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's mes...

"Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath." β€” Dave Barry
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"Television is for a...

"Television is for appearing on - not for looking at." β€” Noel Coward
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β€œI find television very educating. Every ...

β€œI find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” - Groucho Marx
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"Everyone has a purpose in ...

"Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television." β€” David Letterman
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"I can think of nothing more boring for the American people tha...

"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." β€” Dwight D. Eisenhower
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"Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first cult...

"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." β€” Clive Barnes
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"Television is a new medium. ...

"Television is a new medium. It's called a medium because nothing is well-done." β€” Fred Allen
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"Imitation is the ...

"Imitation is the sincerest form of television." β€” Fred Allen
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Television? The word is h...

Television? The word is half greek, half latin. No good can come of it. C.P Scott
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β€˜As the age of television progresses the Reagans will b...

β€˜As the age of television progresses the Reagans will be the rule, not the exception. To be perfect for television is all a President has to be these days.’ Gore Vidal, 1981
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"Television is for a...

"Television is for appearing on - not for looking at." β€” Noel Coward
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"People say that it was degrading for an Olympic champion to run against a horse, but what w...

"People say that it was degrading for an Olympic champion to run against a horse, but what was I supposed to do? I had four gold medals, but you can't eat four gold medals. There was no television, no big advertising, no endorsements then. Not for a black man, anyway." β€” Jesse Owens
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"If you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened ...

"If you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, you deserve it." - Frank Zappa
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"True love, Miss Swanβ€”the only magic strong enough to ...

"True love, Miss Swanβ€”the only magic strong enough to transcend realms and break any curse." - Mr. Gold/Rumpelstiltskin - from the television series "Once Upon A Time."
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"One of the few good things about modern times: If ...

"One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us." - Kurt Vonnegut
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β€œIf everyone demanded peace ins...

β€œIf everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.” ― John Lennon
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