Facts about Edward R. Murrow

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Edward R. Murrow was a famous Journalist from USA, who lived between April 25, 1908 and April 27, 1965.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 23 quotes who is written / told by Edward, under the main topics: History, Science.

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Famous quotes by Edward R. Murrow (23)


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"We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it"
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"If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable"
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"Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation"
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"The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it"
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"Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar"
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"People say conversation is a lost art; how often I have wished it were"
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"Good night, and good luck"
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"A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom - it's gone"
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"Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions"
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"No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices"
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"Just once in a while let us exalt the importance of ideas and information"
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"Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them"
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"Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts"
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"We cannot make good news out of bad practice"
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"To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful"
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"The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue"
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"The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved"
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"The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer"
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"Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit"
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"Fame is morally neutral"
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"Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts"
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"We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home"
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"A satellite has no conscience"


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