Quotes by television

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  • Carlton Cuse
    Carlton Cuse
    American screenwriter, producer, and director 1959-
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    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.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
    American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
    Assata Shakur
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    People are tried and convicted in the newspapers and on television before they ever see a courtroom.
    Source: Assata: An Autobiography (1987)
  • Bob Ross
    Bob Ross
    American painter, art instructor and television personality 1942-1995
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    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.
  • Andy Warhol
    Andy Warhol
    American artist 1930-
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    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.
  • Bill Mumy
    Bill Mumy
    American actor and musician 1954-
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    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?
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    English moviedirector 1899-1980
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    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.
  • Alan Thicke
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
    Alan Thicke
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    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.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    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.
  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth
    British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
    Bruce Forsyth
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    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.
  • Boris Johnson
    Boris Johnson
    British politician and author 1964-
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    Some people play the piano, some do Sudoku, some watch television, some people go out to dinner parties. I write books.
  • J.G. Ballard
    J.G. Ballard
    English novelist, short story writer 1930-2009
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    Sooner or later, everything turns into television.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
    Bob Newhart
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    Stand-up is different from television. In stand-up, you've got to be in control.
  • Campbell Scott
    Campbell Scott
    American actor, director and producer 1961-
    Campbell Scott
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    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
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
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    Television and film demand that people at all levels have brass balls or brass ovaries. Unfortunately, we live in the reign of the eunuch.
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
    American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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    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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