television

A Quote by Judith Crist on nations and television

In this era of affluence and of permissiveness, we have, in all but cultural areas, bred a nation of overprivileged youngsters, saturated with vitamins, television and plastic toys.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: Forgotten Audience:American Children,1965; The Private Eye, Cowboy and Very Naked Girl, 1968.

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A Quote by Johnny Carson on television

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.

Johnny Carson (1925 -)

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A Quote by John Lennon on peace, television, and war

When we say "War is over if you want it," we mean that if everyone demanded peace instead of another TV set, we'd have peace.

John Lennon (1940 - 1980)

Source: Beatles lyric.

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A Quote by John Leonard on television and vulgarity

Television is a corporate vulgarity.

John Leonard

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A Quote by James O. Freedman on cinema, company, fear, feeling, good, television, world, and worry

Everywhere we look, the world urges us to turn on the radio or TV, to make a phone call, to see a movie. Many of us fear, worry, that if left alone with our thoughts and feelings, we may discover that we do not make very good company for ourselves.

James O. Freedman

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A Quote by Jack Gould on television

There is something supremely reassuring about television; the worst is always yet to come.

Jack Gould

Source: quoted in: New York Times, 11/3/66

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A Quote by Harriet Van Horne on entertainment and television

There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, offers more entertainment than the TV set.

Harriet Van Horne

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A Quote by Groucho Marx on books, television, and time

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.

Groucho Marx (1895 - 1977)

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A Quote by Gore Vidal on hunger and television

Television is now so desperately hungry for material that they're scraping the top of the barrel.

Gore Vidal (1925 -)

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A Quote by Gore Vidal on chance, sex, and television

I never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television.

Gore Vidal (1925 -)

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