Television Quotes

I watched a rerun on television of a 1960s comedy programme called "Mr Ed", which was about a talking horse. Judging by the quality of the jokes, I would guess that Mr Ed wrote his own material.

William Cullen Bryant

The best that can be said for Norwegian television is that it gives you the sensation of a coma without the worry and inconvenience.

William Cullen Bryant

The remarkable thing about television is that it permits several million people to laugh at the same joke and still feel lonely.

T. S. Eliot

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.

John Lennon

There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?

Dick Cavett

Television is a gold goose that lays scrambled eggs; and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar.

Lee Loevinger

Television is a corporate vulgarity

John Leonard

In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced on television.

Erma Bombeck

I have never seen a bad television program, because I refuse to. God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off.

Jack Paar

Television was not intended to make human beings vacuous, but it is an emanation of their vacuity.

Malcolm Muggeridge

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

Ernie Kovacs

All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?

Nicholas Johnson

Television has raised writing to a new low.

Samuel Goldwyn

Television is for appearing on - not for looking at.

Noel Coward

Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we would have people standing in the corners of our rooms.

Alan Corenk

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