Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom - it's gone.
Senator McCarthy's reckless and unfounded attempt to impugn my loyalty is just one more example of his typical tactic of attempting to tie up to Communism anyone who disagrees with him.
To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.
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.
The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it.
We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.
Just once in a while let us exalt the importance of ideas and information.
The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.
Good night, and good luck.
Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
People say conversation is a lost art; how often I have wished it were.
Fame is morally neutral.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
A satellite has no conscience.
Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.