Media Quotes

We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us.
Stephen Covey
H. l. mencken - creator: a comedian whose audience is afraid to...
Whatever must happen ultimately should happen immediately.
Robert Francis Kennedy
Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing presses but when you have bad news, arouse me immediately, for then there is not an instant to be lost.
Napoleon Bonaparte
The cost of a things is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Henry David Thoreau
Whoever controls the media - - The images - - Controls the culture.
Allen Ginsberg
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history therefore, we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone therefore, we are saved by love.
Reinhold Niebuh
The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness.
Eric Sevareid
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy.
Charles Peters
By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions.
Richard Buckminster Fulle
A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
Camille Paglia
As surgeons keep their instruments and knives always at hand for cases requiring immediate treatment, so shouldst thou have thy thoughts ready to understand things divine and human, remembering in thy every act, even the smallest, how close is the bond that unites the two.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
I have never been able, really, to regret anything in all my life. I have always been far much too absorbed in the present moment or the immediate future to think back.
Albert Camus, The Strange
Become aware of internal, subjective subverbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc., with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hither unconscious and uncontrollable processes.
Abraham Harold Maslow
David bowie - i think that we have created a new kind of person...
The Fanaticism which discards the Scripture, under the pretense of resorting to immediate revelations is subversive of every principle of Christianity. For when they boast extravagantly of the Spirit, the tendency is always to bury the Word of God so they may make room for their own falsehoods.
John Calvin
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Henry David Thoreau
Man is only man at the surface. Remove the skin, dissect, and immediately you come to machinery.
Paul Valery
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Voltaire
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
Peter Drucke
Imagine the Creator as a stand up commedian - And at once the world becomes explicable.
H. L. Mencken
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
W. H. Auden
Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.
Slovenian Prove
Experience is an asset of which no worker can be cheated, no matter how selfish or greedy his immediate employer may be.
Napolean Hill
Imagine the Creator as a low comedian, and at once the world becomes explicable.
H. L. Mencken
The best current evidence is that media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers groceries causes change in our nutrition.
Richard Clark
By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
The intermediate stage between socialism and capitalism is alcoholism.
Norman Brenne
In the long run you only hit what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
The curse of me & my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.
Ezra Loomis Pound
Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
Woody Allen
The effects of kindness are not always seen immediately, Sometimes it takes years until your kindness will pay off, And is returned to you. And sometimes you never see the fruits of your labors, But they are there, Deep inside of the soul of the one you touched.
Dan Kelly
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Ludwig van Beethoven
I will remember the works of the Lord surely I will remember thy wonders of old. I will mediate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.
Psalm 7711, 12 Bible
It is the contention of this observer that few homicides due to shooting could be avoided merely if a firearm were not immediately present, and that the offender would select some other weapon to achieve the same destructive goal.
Marvin E. Wolfgang
Infinite patience brings immediate results.
Wayne W Dye
The process of creating new, democratic organs of government power is beginning, and, as never before, the greatest responsibility rests with the broadcast media.
Eduard Sagalaev
The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer.
Henry Kissinger, New York Times, Oct. 28, 1973
No man of genuinely superior intelligence has ever been an actor. Even supposing a young man of appreciable mental powers to be lured upon the stage, as philosophers are occasionally lured into bordellos, his mind would be inevitably and almost immediately destroyed by the gaudy nonsense issuing from his mouth every night.
H. L. Mencken