Television Quotes - Page 4

When Rumsfeld gets up on television and says we have definitive intelligence that al Qaeda is working with Iraq, how is an ordinary citizen supposed to react? They won’t tell you the evidence, and when anyone asks, they say, ‘Well, you know: It’s secret.’

– Noam Chomsky

If you watch kids looking at something on television, even something that’s produced for them and is supposed to be funny, what you’ll notice is that they don’t laugh.

– Bill Cosby

I think the part of media that romanticizes criminal behavior, things that a person will say against women, profanity, being gangster, having multiple children with multiple men and women and not wanting to is prevalent. When you look at the majority of shows on television they placate that kind of behavior.

– Bill Cosby

‘The Cosby Show’ made an impact on comedy, television and culture. We rejected lowering the bar.

– Bill Cosby

I don’t watch a great deal of television because I don’t have a television, and I don’t have a huge catalog of films that I’ve watched, either.

– Lucy Griffiths

There’s something I call ‘Moving Day,’ which I’ve done for the last 20 years. Look at everything in your home, then think about how you could combine things in a different way. Maybe you break up your night tables and use one in the family room; maybe the dining room sideboard becomes a console table for your television, with storage underneath.

– Nate Berkus

Underneath our nice, friendly facades there is great unease. If I were to scratch below the surface of anyone I would find fear, pain, and anxiety running amok. We all have ways to cover them up. We overeat, over-drink, overwork; we watch too much television.

– Joko Beck

I would like to thank those who spoke boldly against the ‘gay marriage float’ in the 2014 Rose Parade. Apparently, that vigorous opposition came from perhaps millions of people, and it had a significant influence on how the matter was handled on network and cable television.

– James Dobson

I always felt that it was easier to take a funny person and teach them to write television than to take somebody who was a television writer and make them funny. And I discovered a lot of great writers that went on to do a lot of great shows like ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘Friends,’ you know, ‘Three and a Half Men.’

– Roseanne Barr

I have a season pass to several of the VH1 shows, like ‘Rock of Love’ and Flavor Flav’s show. It’s kind of embarrassing because it’s completely ignorant television – it’s all totally fake and garbage – but I still love it.

– Megan Fox

I watch an awful lot of television, and I get a little tired of what I see… We have about six television sets in our house, and it’s less expensive for me to do a television series than it is for me to throw them all out.

– Bill Cosby

There are times my stories become – what I feel – not only accessible to hearing me on television, but they make wonderful reading.

– Bill Cosby

There should be more on television that uplifts people and shows them how to better prepare themselves for earning a living.

– Bill Cosby

I never see my movies. When they’re on television, I click them away. Hollywood created an image, and I long ago reconciled myself with it. I was the French cliche.

– Louis Jourdan

If I’m home with no chore at hand, and a package of books has come, the television set and the chess board and the unanswered mail will have to manage without me if one of the books is a detective story.

– Rex Stout

We ogle plants and animals up close on television, the Internet and in the movies. We may not worship the animals we see, but we still regard them as necessary physical and spiritual companions. Technological nature can’t completely satisfy that yearning.

– Diane Ackerman

I don’t like being on television when I’m playing live. I don’t even like being on Jools Holland or any of them programs.

– Noel Gallagher

It’s the first war we’ve ever fought on the television screen and the first war that our country ever fought where the media had full reign.

– William Westmoreland

Television has lifted the manufacture of banality out of the sphere of handicraft and placed it in that of a major industry.

– Nathalie Sarraute

I think that probably the – I don’t give quotes to studios. They have to get those out of the paper or from television. So they wouldn’t have had my quote opening day.

– Roger Ebert