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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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Mother’s Day Quotes

Posted by quotes on May 10, 2009

Mother’s Day Quotes

Mother’s Day Quotes

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Happy Mother’s Day

Posted by quotes on May 8, 2009

Mom’s Commandments

I. Shut the door.
II. Finish your chores.
III. Make your bed.
IV. Leave unkind words unsaid.
V. Pick up your mess.
VI. Be neat in your dress.
VII. Thou shalt not tease.
VIII. Wash your hands please.
IX. Love one another.
X. Especially your Mother.

Mother’s Day Jokes

Mother’s Day Recipes

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Mother’s Day Sayings

Posted by quotes on May 6, 2009

Mother’s Day Quotes

On Mother’s Day I have written a poem for you. In the interest of poetic economy and truth, I have succeeded in concentrating my deepest feelings and beliefs into two perfectly crafted lines: You’re my mother, I would have no other!
– Forest Houtenschil

I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
– Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President

A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.
– Peter De Vries

All I am or can be I owe to my angel Mother.
– Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.
– Jewish Proverb

Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.
– Lin Yutang, Chinese writer

Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs… since the payment is pure love.
– Mildred B. Vermont

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
– Honore de Balzac, author

Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
– Ambrose Bierce

The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.
– Henry Ward Beecher, US Congressional clergyman

Who is getting more pleasure from this rocking, the baby or me?
– Nancy Thayer, author

A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother.
– Unknown

By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh, author

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