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Walter Cronkite Sayings

Posted by personalpolitics on July 1, 2009

Walter Cronkite Quotes

Famous Quotes by Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite was the anchor of the evening TV news show called “The CBS Evening News” for many years (from 1962 until 1981) and became known as “the most trusted man in America.” Walter Cronkite’s most famous quote is this one which he used to end his broadcast for many years.

And that’s the way it is.
– Walter Cronkite

The complete sign-off was actually longer but many people do not remember that he actually said this:

“And that’s the way it is  – [the date]. This is Walter Cronkite, CBS News; good night.”

Arizona State University has a school named after Walter Cronkite called the The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and that includes the Cronkite News Service, Cronkite NewsWatch, Multimedia Reporting Project, New Media Innovation Lab, Public Relations Lab and the recent addition of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship.

Famous Quotes Famous Sayings and Quotations attributed to and about Walter Cronkite follow. Please feel free to add any more you know about in the comments below.

There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.
– Walter Cronkite

Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets. You take a little pill of news every day – 23 minutes – and that’s supposed to be enough.
– Walter Cronkite

When Moses was alive, these pyramids were a thousand years old Here began the history of architecture. Here people learned to measure time by a calendar, to plot the stars by astronomy and chart the earth by geometry. And here they developed that most awesome of all ideas – the idea of eternity.
– Walter Cronkite

Dan Rather and I just aren’t especially chummy.
– Walter Cronkite

The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast, which would not have been twice as good as the half-hour newscast, but many times as good.
– Walter Cronkite

Television is a high-impact medium. It does some things no other force can do-transmitting electronic pictures through the air. Still, as an explored, comprehensive medium, it is not a substitute for print.
– Walter Cronkite

In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
– Walter Cronkite

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Sayings – Sayings Timeline on Google

Posted by azhttp on June 25, 2009

Sayings

Time Line on Google for the Word Sayings

Google has a timeline feature which lets you browse and search through time for the history of the use of words and phrases.  Sample Timeline results for the word Sayings include:

50 AD – And somewhere about the year AD 50 a collection of the sayings of. 3 Sec note at end of chapter. Jesus was made to serve as a guide to Christian behaviour for those who had been converted by the Gospel preaching.4 …
From Introducing the New Testament

140 AD – Written between 50–140 CE, the 114 secret sayings of Jesus were likely written by Didymos Judas Thomas. The opening and closing passages included in the program were excerpted from a translation by Thomas O. Lambdin:. These are the secret sayings which the …Written between 50–140 CE, the 114 secret sayings of Jesus were likely written by Didymos Judas Thomas. The opening and closing passages included in the program were excerpted from a translation by Thomas O. Lambdin:. These are the secret sayings which the living Jesus spoke and which Didymos Judas Thomas wrote down. And he said, “Whoever finds the interpretation of these sayings will not experience death.”

1477 On 18 November 1477, was finished the printing of the and Sayings of the Philosophers, the first dated book issued in England.

The timeline feature can be used for any word or phrase but may not yield any results or may yield obscure results, depending on what you search for.

Sayings Timeline on Google

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Ed McMahon Quotes

Posted by quotes on June 23, 2009

Ed McMahon Quotes

Ed McMahon Sayings

Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.
– Ed McMahon

Ed McMahon on the topic of rebuilding New Orleans:
This is a city that’s had a terrible tragedy, but there’s an opportunity to build it back and build it back better. It could become a city that integrates rather than isolates, a city that inspires, a city that celebrates history and diversity and culture
– Ed McMahon

The most remembered and most famous of Ed McMahon quotes has to be the opening line of each show before Johnny Carson came on stage. For 30 years this long drawn-out introductory salute greeted Johnny …

“Here’s Johnny”
( Heeeer’s Johnny )
– Ed McMahon (1923 -2009) RIP Ed McMahon

There was a time … when people didn’t go out of their house on Tuesday night at eight o’clock because Milton Berle was on.
– Ed McMahon

There is no planning. On the night it is really great, it’s euphoria and if it is not so great there is always tomorrow night. That was his attitude.
– Ed McMahon

Source: Ed McMahon Quotes

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Sayings – Victor Hugo

Posted by quotes on June 9, 2009

Man’s greatest actions are performed in minor struggles.
Life, misfortune, isolation, abandonment and poverty are
battlefields which have their heroes – obscure heroes who
are at times greater than illustrious heroes.

Victor Hugo (1802-1885)

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