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I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room and read a good book.
~ Groucho Marx | (American comedian. ) | 1890-1977 | Television
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
It is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
~ T. S. Eliot | ( American-English poet and playwright. ) | 1888-1965 | Television
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
So by all means let's have a television show quick and long, even if the commercial has to be delivered by a man in a white coat with a stethoscope hanging around his neck, selling ergot pills. After all the public is entitled to what it wants, isn't it? The Romans knew that and even they lasted four hundred years after they started to putrefy.
~ Raymond Chandler | ( U.S. writer of detective fiction. ) | 1888-1959 | Television
quotes Division : Crime Writers   
     
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 | (French sociologist, and philosopher. ) | 1929-2007 | Television
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
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.
~ Norman Mailer | ( American writer. ) | 1923-? | Television
quotes Division : American writers   
     
There is nothing more mysterious than a TV set left on in an empty room. It is even stranger than a man talking to himself or a woman standing dreaming at her stove. It is as if another planet is communicating with you.
~ Jean Baudrillard | (French sociologist, and philosopher. ) | 1929-2007 | Television
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
TV a clever contraction, derived from the words Terrible Vaudeville. We call it a medium, because nothing's well done.
-: [ Letter to Groucho Marx, published in The Groucho Letters. ]
~ Goodman Ace | (American humorist and Actor ) | 1899-1982 | Television
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
TV is chewing gum for the eyes.
~ Frank Lloyd Wright | ( American architect. ) | 1867-1959 | Television
quotes Division : Artists   
     
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 Baghdad's of his dreams to rise from the dust.
~ Salvador DalA­ | ( Spanish surrealist painter. ) | 1904-1989 | Television
quotes Division : Artists