Quotes of the Day for 10 September 2002 – Television
On this day in 1953, Swanson released the very first "TV Dinner." Exactly two years later, CBS validated the concept by introducing Gunsmoke. I can take a hint, today's theme is Television.
Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.
- Ann Landers
Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want.
- Clive Alexander Barnes
I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There's a knob called 'brightness,' but it doesn't work.
All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?
- Nicholas Johnson
Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
- Rita Mae Brown
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