Quotation Explorer - 'Tv'

Don't you wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence? There's one marked 'Brightness,' but it doesn't work. - Gallagher
Discovering Distilled Creativity"Amazing how sitting down to listen with no distractions - no tv, no devices, no radio - can enhance your life; the sigh of the wind the only ambient noise. Then, in that still moment, your distilled creativity comes because you feel so connected to the Universe. - Sandra Sealy
You can never talk religion on network TV. It makes too many people angry. You can talk about sex. - Craig Ferguson
TV takes away our freedom to have whatever thoughts we want. So do photographs, movies, and the Internet. They provide us with more intellectual stimuli, but they construct a lower, harder ceiling. - Chuck Klosterman
It's hard for Americans to differentiate between talent and notoriety; TV confuses people. - Chuck Klosterman
First of all, never buy a man a plasma TV until you're married. A lot of men once they have a plasma TV they don't need a girlfriend - Greg Behrendt
Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight? - Al Boliska
Have you ever been by yourself with no distractions? No radio, no TV, no internet, no mobile. Have you every been yourself in complete and utter silence? With no expectations and nothing else to do?Silence heals. - Ana Ortega
They say that Heaven is like TV... a perfect little world, that doesn't really need you. - Laurie Anderson
Well there's these things called books.... They are like TV for smart people. - Robert Redford
When you’re a teenager - How do you determine what being a Christian looks like, if you’re not willing to be as transparent as the realty TV world we live in? If we are to make it easy for others to find God, we must be more diligent about sharing our stories, openly and honestly. - Sarah Jakes
It's hard to focus on loud mod to read something like the TV is playing something like Advertising and other boredom stuff and stupid and you are reading an article about topics which are difficult one. - Deyth Banger
The cable TV sex channels don't expand our horizons, don't make us better people, and don't come in clearly enough.
It's hard to decide if TV makes morons out of everyone or if it mirrors Americans who really are morons to begin with. - Martin Mull
I enjoy load shedding in Nepal, when it allows me to witness the dancing of fireflies in the next field, and at the same time to hear children playing a chanting clapping game because there is no TV to waste their time on. - Andrew James Pritchard
Thanks to TV and for the convenience of TV, you can only be one of two kinds of human beings, either a liberal or a conservative. - Kurt Vonnegut
Wisdom of the Ages: Another Bush in the White House-Yep they keep forgetting to grab the TV and silverware. - Matthew D. Heines
Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things. - Jean Baudrillard
Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it.
These detective series on TV always end at precisely the right moment-after the criminal is arrested and before the court turns him loose. - Robert Orben
My dear boy, your thinking has no structure, no foundation. You pick up your primary ideas from TV shows. You're like a fart in the bathtub. ['The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes'] - Richard Walter
We spend too much time keeping up with celebrities. They're living their dreams, what about you? Are you where you want to be in life. Get off the couch, turn off the tv and start achieving your goals. - Bianca Frazier
You know, I think that if parents would spend less time worrying about what their kids watch on TV and more time worrying about what's going on in their kids' lives, this world would be a much better place. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
How very odd, to believe God gave you life, and yet not think that life asks more of you than watching TV.
People who spend their lives like to go to parties and cinemas, sit at home and watch movies, TV Series, TV dramas, etc.They think this is life. But it is spending life not living life. - Sunday Adelaja
You can't become a star just by watching one on TV. Dream big and go for your goals! - Koltn Burbank
When you're tired, sleep. Don't watch stupid tv or play games on your phone. Sleep, and then get up early, and do the stuff you hope you'll be known for after you die. - Maggie Stiefvater
Think about your own life. Are there foods or drinks that call your name in your weakest moments—like maybe at night in front of the TV? Are there certain treats you can hardly resist when they’re in your presence? Are there goodies that you continue to eat even after you’re full? - Josh Bezoni
History is gossip that's been legitimized, and that's really the case when you get into some of the Roman historians. Wow! They'd be right at home on reality tv. - Esther M. Friesner
A story that is more interesting than any novel written by Nicolas Spark; a relationship that has more emotions than any movie made by Karan Johar; and a drama that is more exciting than any TV show...this what we have in our 15 years of marriage and 19 years of togetherness (?)... - Sandhya Jane
When I want to be reminded of stupidity, especially my own, I turn on the TV. - Dejan Stojanovic
The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were. - David Brinkley
The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason. - Hunter S. Thompson
There just seems to be too much violence everywhere, even the news can't help break now and then on TV - Nikhil Sharda
Take what you see on TV, mix in a guy who's turned 30 and still doesn't have a job, throw in some Uncle Remus stories and add a few flies in amber and you have America. - Michael Stipe
Nuclear weapons and TV have simply intensified the consequences of our tendencies. - David Foster Wallace
To get a man's attention, just stand in front of the TV and don't move. He'll talk to you. I promise.
It has been acknowledged by many that an actor often plays the character in a reel life better than other contenders only if that projected picture role or image is opposite to his/her actual nature in a real life. It is usually a good method to know the true identity of a Cine and TV personality. - Anuj Somany
(Parody that is often falsely believed to be a true quote of Mariah Carey's) Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that but not with all those flies and death and stuff. - MAD Magazine
Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement! God wills to be displayed and known and loved and cherished and worshiped. - John Piper
Why do I always listen to your insane plans? Why aren't we at home watching TV like everyone else? What possible difference will any of this make? - Shaun Tan
When will I learn? The answer to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV! - Matt Groening
TV cookery is very like internet porn - the overwhelming majority of its audience will never ever get to act out what's happening on screen. - skint foodie
Many fear mistakes. In TV and films you just re-shoot the scene. In life do the same and just shoot a re-take. - Ian Dobson
True Love is not a reality TV show! - E. Grey Lorimer
If we could follow the slogan that says,"Turn off the TV and open a good book" we would do something of substance for a future generation. - Gordon B. Hinckley
I'd rather write poetry than watch TV it allows me to share the wide screen in me. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
If you go to anybody and ask them, what is your dream life? They would say I want to sit by the TV all day. I want to play with my friends all day and they think that is the best way to spend their lives. They do not know that what they have just listed is not living life but wasting life. - Sunday Adelaja
Life is better than any movie or TV show. In real life there is no plot and there are billions of characters. - Marc Pamittan
Maybe we feel empty because we spend so much of our own time watching other people live their lives, chase their dreams, express their love, and navigate their relationships. And when we turn off our TV or put down our phone... We've nourished nothing of our own. - Steve Maraboli
Imagine what it would be like if TV actually were good. It would be the end of everything we know. - Marvin Minsky
But now we live in a time and in a culture when mystery tends to mean something more answerable, it means a crime novel, a thriller, a drama on TV, usually one where we'll find out - and where the whole point of reading it or watching it will be that we will find out - what happened. - Ali Smith
If something is too hard to do, then it's not worth doing. You just stick that guitar in the closet next to your shortwave radio, your karate outfit and your unicycle and we'll go inside and watch TV. - Matt Groening
The constant bombardment of the paranormal through media (Reality TV, Movies, Magazines etc.) is desensitizing our understanding of the cosmic warfare that is being waged by Satan. - Jonah Books.com
I think I'm going through a bit of ADD. I'm reading 3 books simultaneously and it's something that I don't recommend. It's like watching TV with two others who keep changing the channels... - S.J. Romero
Books understand me, but humans don't understand me. They are bad friends books are forever as well as computer's and Tv and everything else which doesn't have soul. Although that dogs and cats and many other animals are quite interesting friends. - Deyth Banger
I couldn't open up a magazine, you couldn't read a newspaper, you couldn't turn on the TV without hearing about the obesity epidemic in America. - Morgan Spurlock
That was one tiny trailer when both girls wanted to watch TV or use the computer or the bathroom at the same time. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
The expectation that TV women need to be more likeable than men is bullshit and in need of a change. - Mindy Kaling
TV is chewing gum for the eyes. - Frank Lloyd Wright
The reality of the reality show on TV is that its quality standard is not defined by the performance of the participants but by the presentation of honesty in selection of the people as its judge celebrity. - Anuj Somany
There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, offers more entertainment than the TV set. - Harriet Van Horne
When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained. - Edward R. Murrow
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