Quotes by television
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American screenwriter, producer, and director 1959-
One of the things that's, I think, hard in television is that there's a certain sameness to a lot of television because you're working in a very constricted box, and the box is defined by the amount of money you have to spend and the amount of time you have to get ready.
American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
People are tried and convicted in the newspapers and on television before they ever see a courtroom.Source: Assata: An Autobiography (1987)
American painter, art instructor and television personality 1942-1995
People see you on television, and they think you make the same amount of money that Clint Eastwood does. But this is PBS. All these shows are done for free.
American artist 1930-
People sometimes say that the way things happen in the movies is unreal, but actually it's the way things happen to you in life that's unreal. The movies make emotions look so strong and real, whereas when things really do happen to you, it's like watching television - you don't feel anything.
American actor and musician 1954-
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?
English moviedirector 1899-1980
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.
Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
So there was a constant flow and a thin line there between reality and television and yes, much of what I was experiencing in my real life was also what was going on in the television show to the extent that I had to take writers' advice and from the counselors around.
American author and political activist 1941-
So why do people keep on watching? The answer, by now, should be perfectly obvious: we love television because television brings us a world in which television does not exist. In fact, deep in their hearts, this is what the spuds crave most: a rich, new, participatory life.
British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
Some people hate the sight of me as soon as they see me on television. They loathe the look of me, and I accept that from the days of variety. I would walk on and some people would open a newspaper and think, 'He's first on, so he can't be any good.' I accept that.
British politician and author 1964-
Some people play the piano, some do Sudoku, some watch television, some people go out to dinner parties. I write books.
English novelist, short story writer 1930-2009
Sooner or later, everything turns into television.
American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
Stand-up is different from television. In stand-up, you've got to be in control.
American actor, director and producer 1961-
Television and cable have become the new independent films, in a sense, for writers and actors to gravitate towards. That's why I like short films, too; I love doing readings, audio books, working with young filmmakers; anything that keeps you from getting blase about yourself or in a rut.
Rita Mae Brown
American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
Television and film demand that people at all levels have brass balls or brass ovaries. Unfortunately, we live in the reign of the eunuch.
American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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.
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