Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.
– Phil Donahue
Miss Child is never bashful with butter.
Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons. They’re like the people who become successful and then don’t want to be reminded of the old neighborhood.
In reality, the most important things happen when you don’t look for them.
Recognition should come to the reporter who uncovers public cheating or proves a convicted man innocent.
They were terrified that we were going to become an anti-war kind of platform.
Praising the Lord and passing the ammunition are mutually exclusive ideas.
December 25th has become guilt and obligation.
Oprah is more than an institution. Oprah is a very special star in the firmament. I can’t imagine a greater success than she’s enjoyed.
Marlo taught me things I thought I knew.
At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous.
I tip like crazy. They’ll remember me. Celebrity can be expensive.
To a journalist, good news is often not news at all.
I was proud of the waves I had made, but wondered how many boats I was supposed to rock.
Is it any wonder that for millions of men the only intimacy is physical, silent, and predictable?
In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents: become a priest or attend Notre Dame.
The system of volunteerism is divisive. It pits one charity against the others for the charity dollar.
Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.
I have had time to analyze my feelings. I am certain that they are totally neurotic, sexist, silly, and a big waste of time.
I could never understand how we could put 120,000 Japanese behind a fence in World War II. I remember being bewildered about that.
Presenting statues of honor to reporters for covering an earthquake is like presenting a first prize to a doctor for performing surgery.
I have moved from certainty to doubt, from devotion to rebellion.
In a network situation, a vice president, while he’s shaving, can decide your history.
Airlines are interesting. They not only favor celebrities, they court them.
I think the idea of creating a television news source that is not beholden to corporate interests is nirvana.
Television is not the exclusive target of promoters. Is Superman really worthy of a Newsweek cover?