"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. (via Good Reads)"
Groucho Marx

"There is so much we can learn from TV. It's a window on the world. (via Brainy Quote)"
Stephen Fry

"So long as there's a jingle in your head, television isn't free. (via quotegarden)"
Jason Love

"Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there's no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds. (via Brainy Quote)"
Tallulah Bankhead

"Television is simply automated day-dreaming. (via Quote Garden)"
Lee Lovinger

"Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs. (via Brainy Quote)"
Bill Gates

"How can you put on a meaningful drama when, every fifteen minutes, proceedings are interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits with toilet paper? (via Quote Garden)"
Rod Serling

"I wish there was a knob on the TV so you could turn up the intelligence. They got one marked "brightness" but it don't work, does it? (via Quote Garden)"
Leo Anthony Gallagher

"Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. (via Quote Garden)"
Oprah Winfrey

"Television: chewing gum for the eyes. (via CoolNsmart.com)"
Unknown

"I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts. (via Warc)"
Orson Welles

"Today, watching television often means fighting, violence and foul language - and that's just deciding who gets to hold the remote control. (via Quote Garden)"
Donna Gephart

"The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were. (via Warc)"
David Brinkley

"Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome. (via Proverbia.net)"
T. S. Eliot

"TV is chewing gum for the eyes. ( via Proverbia.net)"
Frank Lloyd Wright

"Director to producer: "You know you've been working in TV to long when you walk into Walmart and see the security camera monitor by the door and think, 'They really need to white balance.'" (via Overheard in the Newsroom)"
OHnewsroom

"Today's wisdom: When you seek it, you cannot find it - a universal truth. When you seek it, you cannot find it. - the universal remote. (via Twitter)"
Madam & Eve

"The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were."
David Brinkley

"Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda and entertainment without moral passion is television."
Rita Mae Brown

"Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it."
Alfred Hitchcock

"Television: A medium - so called because it is neither rare nor well done."
Ernie Kovacs

"The film industry is about saying ‘no' to people, and inherently you cannot take ‘no' for an answer."
James Cameron

"If you read a lot of books, you're considered well-read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well-viewed."
Lily Tomlin

"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence."
Ansel Adams

"Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth and fresher breath."
Dave Barry

"In general, my children refused to eat anything that hadn't danced on TV."
Erma Bombeck

"So long as there's a jingle in your head, television isn't free."
Jason Love

"Today, watching television often means fighting, violence and foul language - and that's just deciding who gets to hold the remote control."
Donna Gephart

"I think TV promulgates the idea that good art is just art which makes people like and depend on the vehicle that brings them the art."
David Foster Wallace

"The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I mean, it's crazy. So you can't improvise, you cannot suddenly do something that comes to mind, whereas in a small production you have much more flexibility."
Bille August

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