If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home.
Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.
Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.
All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.
Television is by nature the dominator drug par excellence. Control of content, uniformity of content, repeatability of content make it inevitably a tool of coersion, brainwashing, and manipulation.
Shortly, the public will be unable to reason or think for themselves. They'll only be able to parrot the information they've been given on the previous night's news.
They call television a medium because nothing's well done.
Television is the menace that everyone loves to hate but can't seem to live without.
Television is now so desperately hungry for material that they're scraping the top of the barrel.
If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
Television is democracy at its ugliest.
Color television! Bah, I won't believe it until I see it in black and white.
Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.
The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn't educate America if they started at 6:30.
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America - not on the battlefields of Vietnam.
I think a newspaper should be provocative, stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television. It's just not on.
The idea of stardom was difficult to grasp. It was like being schizophrenic; there was her, the woman on television, and the real me.
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