TV Quotes


Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same jock at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.



If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.

-John Lennon


Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.

-Bill Gates

a2I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can’t stop eating peanuts.

-Orson Welles


When television is good, nothing is better. When it’s bad, nothing is worse.

-Newton N. Minow


I’ve been addicted to TV since I emerged from the womb.

-Anderson Cooper

a1Don’t you wish there were a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence? There’s ¬†one marked ‘brightness’, but it doesn’t work.

– Gallagher


I think that cable TV is a great venue

to do something interesting.

-Bob Odenkirk


There are not the same factual shows anymore-children’s TV has become much more trivial.

-Johnny Ball


Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.

-David Frost


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


Radio is the theater of the mind;

television is the theater of the mindless.

-Steve Allen


I enjoy reality TV shows. Watching them, and appearing in them. There’s a spontaneity involved in the unscripted shows that I like to be involved with.

-Traci Bingham


Without television and mass communication, that knowledge wouldn’t exist. So I think it actually has the possibility of turning people into more understanding and more empathetic people.

-John Warnock


Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable.

-Shimon Peres


We think basically you watch television to turn your brain off, and you work on your computer when you want to turn your brain on.

-Steve Jobs


It doesn’t take money to turn off the television and cultivate real bonding time.

-Marianne Williamson


The charm of television entertainment is its ability to bridge the chasm between dinner and bedtime without mental distraction.

-Russel Baker


Television is the triumph of machine over people.

-Fred Allen


If it weren’t for electricity, we’d all be watching television by candlelight.

-George Gobel

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