Edward R. Murrow Quotes

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions

Edward R. Murrow

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

Edward R. Murrow

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experience. No one can eliminate prejudices--just recognize them.

Edward R. Murrow

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.

Edward R. Murrow

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

Edward R. Murrow

No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.

Edward R. Murrow

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.

Edward R. Murrow

A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves

Edward R. Murrow

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.

Edward R. Murrow

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.

Edward R. Murrow

The politician is trained in the art of inexactitude. His words tend to be blunt or rounded because if they have a cutting edge they may later return to wound him.

Edward R. Murrow

Just once in a while let us exalt the importance of ideas and information.

Edward R. Murrow
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