Television quotes and quotations
Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we would have people standing in the corners of our rooms.
All television is children's television.
Richard P. Adler
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
Television has raised writing to a new low.
I think that parents only get so offended by television because they rely on it as a babysitter and the sole educator of their kids.
Trey Parker and Matt Stone
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.
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.
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.
Imagine what it would be like if TV actually were good. It would be the end of everything we know.
Television is for appearing on - not for looking at.
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.
Television enables you to be entertained in your home by people you wouldn't have in your home.
I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.
TV is chewing gum for the eyes.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Imitation is the sincerest form of television.
[The television is] an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home.
MTV is the lava lamp of the 1980's.
Television is a new medium. It's called a medium because nothing is well-done.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
Thanks to TV and for the convenience of TV, you can only be one of two kinds of human beings, either a liberal or a conservative.
If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too.
Peter De Vries
Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
[Television is] the triumph of machine over people.
If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.