“This instrument can teach, it can illuminate; yes, and even it can inspire. But it can do so only to the extent that humans are determined to use it to those ends. Otherwise it’s nothing but wires and lights in a box. There is a great and perhaps decisive battle to be fought against ignorance, intolerance and indifference. This weapon of television could be useful.”—Edward Roscoe Murrow, (1908 – 1965) was an American broadcast journalist.
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”—Julius Henry"Groucho"Marx (1890 -1977) was an American comedian and film star famed as a master of wit.
“Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.”—Cassius Clay (born 1942), later known as Muhammad Ali, is a former American boxer.
“The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.”—Eric Berne (1910 – 1970) was a Canadian-born psychiatrist best known as the creator of transactional analysis.
“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”—Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856 – 1941) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939.