Quotes by television

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  • Alan Coren
    Alan Coren
    English humourist, writer and satirist 1938-2007
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    Television is more interesting than people. If it were not we should have people standing in the corner of our room.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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    Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.
  • Clive Barnes
    Clive Barnes
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    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.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Television is, in many respects, a passive medium: people receive information without really exchanging ideas with others. By contrast, the Internet can be an active medium, allowing individuals to use e-mail, discussion groups, and even Web sites to engage with one another.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
    American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
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    Television isn't inherently good or bad. You go to a bookstore, there are how many thousands of books, but how many of those do you want? Five? Television's the same way. If you're going to show people stuff, television is the way to go. Words and pictures show things.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.
  • Tom Wolfe
    Tom Wolfe
    American author and journalist 1930-2018
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    Television reporters aren't really called reporters. They are called researchers. And that's really all they are.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
    American actor 1960-
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    Television shows and movies that are all white, I can't watch them. They totally alienate me.
  • Carlton Cuse
    Carlton Cuse
    American screenwriter, producer, and director 1959-
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    Television used to be made much more in a vacuum; the only feedback the audience had for a long time was in a Nielsen number that would arrive sometime after the show had been broadcast. And now, people are just completely engaged on so many levels, and I think that you have to find a way as a show creator to follow your own compass.
  • Malcolm Muggeridge
    Malcolm Muggeridge
    British Broadcaster 1903-1990
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    Television was not invented to make human beings vacuous, but is an emanation of their vacuity.
  • Joan Rivers
    Joan Rivers
    American stand-up comedian, actress, writer and producer 1933-2014
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    Thank God we're living in a country where the sky's the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television.
  • Blair Underwood
    Blair Underwood
    American actor 1964-
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    That is the thing I'm most grateful for in this industry to be able to spin in those different mediums, with television, film and the stage - at this stage of the game.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    The best that can be said for Norwegian television is that it gives you the sensation of a coma without the worry and inconvenience.
    Source: Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe
  • Ernst Fischer
    Ernst Fischer
    Austrian journalist, writer and politician 1899-1972
    Ernst Fischer
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    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.
  • 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.
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