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"By the summer of 2012, the majority of the televisions you see in stores will have Google TV embedded." - Eric Schmidt

"At the beginning of 1955 only about 60 percent of American homes had TVs." - Annette Funicello

"Once typecast as the indispensable altarpiece of a well-appointed living room, TVs have infected every human environment. The average American household has more television sets than people." - Seth Shostak

"Pleasant is the recollection of dangers past." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Televisions and movies have made many Americans into habitual consumers of synthetic experience-audiovisual fantasies that simply pass the time." - Karl Albrecht

"Apparently, when Twin Peaks was on the air in Spain, something like 50 percent of televisions were tuned to it." - Kyle Maclachlan

"Surrounded by noises from televisions, airplanes, subways and automobiles, most of us 'tune out' for self-protection." - Michael J. Gelb

"If I want a television, I would love the buy American-made televisions like they used to have where they had GE and Sylvania and all of the different. Today, it's Samsung, it's LG, it's Sony. We don't make televisions anymore." - Donald Trump

"Whatever the dangers of the action we take, the dangers of inaction are far, far greater." - Tony Blair

"I think that televisions are unnecessarily complex. The irony is that as the pictures get better and the choice of content gets broader, that the complexity of the experience of using the television gets more and more complicated." - John Sculley

"The illusion of companionship sits waiting in the television set. We keep our televisions on more than we watch them - an average of more than seven hours a day. For background. For company." - Louise Bernikow

"I have five television sets. (I like to think of them as a set of five televisions.) I have two DVR boxes, three DVD players, two VHS machines and four stereos. I have nineteen remote controls, mostly in one drawer." - Rick Moranis

"Life is always full of dangers and I don't think one should avoid dangers." - Indira Gandhi

"Blip.tv is growing its audience by forming partnerships with traditional TV manufacturers and a new breed of company in the set-top box market that lets consumers connect to the Internet via their televisions." - Adam Ostrow

"I have a few TVs." - Wolf Blitzer

"I don't have any TVs with their over-the-air receivers connected in my house. But when I'm in a hotel room or other places that have a TV, then I turn it on and flip the channels just like everybody else. I'm not immune to the lures of television. I just try to stay away from it because I like to read." - Bill Gates

"I abhor television. Notice how i said 'television' and not 'TV' because TV is a nickname and nicknames are for friends and television is no friend of mine." - Nick Valensi

"I abhor television. Notice how i said "television" and not "TV" because TV is a nickname and nicknames are for friends and television is no friend of mine." - Nick Valensi

"Most Canadians don't understand the House of Commons. They turn on their televisions, see us yelling at one another, and dismiss us as a bunch of fools." - Jean Chretien

"I would watch 'The Dukes of Hazzard' on loop. At one point I had 30 televisions in my bedroom and I would watch it over and over." - Sean William Scott

"I ordered all of these sets [ from South Korea] and I'm thinking to myself, this is ridiculous. We don't even make televisions here [in U.S]." - Donald Trump

"I would watch 'The Dukes of Hazzard' on loop. At one point I had 30 televisions in my bedroom and I would watch it over and over." - Seann William Scott

"No country can hide from the dangers of carbon pollution" - Barack Obama

"One of the greatest dangers is secular religion - state worship." - Noam Chomsky

"Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism." - Michel Foucault

"I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences." - Daniel Boone

"One of the biggest dangers in Hollywood is becoming typed." - Luise Rainer

"The Puritans were obsessed with the dangers of wealth." - Leland Ryken

"The new world lies before her eyes like an opened chest of treasure, a flock of birds over Africa, a thousand TVs all playing at once." - Douglas Coupland

"When most people turn on their TVs, they don't expect a frank discussion of philosophical ideas in their practical context. Or any context." - David O Russell

"By the end of the millenium five men controlled the world's media. And the people rejoiced, because their TVs told them to." - Michael Moore

"My husband wanted one of those big-screen TVs for his birthday. So I just moved his chair closer to the one we have already." - Wendy Liebman

"It's hard not to get down on the government when you see dysfunction play out on our TVs every day. Frankly, sometimes at every level of government." - Chuck Todd

"Actually, 3D is really the most normal thing because it's how those of us with two eyes usually see the world. TVs are the unusual things in 2D!" - Shigeru Miyamoto

"The velocity and knee-jerk response to events happening in real time that television brings us precludes any kind of reflection or contemplation and therefore analysis. And that's been one of the greatest political dangers in the post-war era. The idea of the reasoned, thoughtful response goes out of the window." - Bill Viola

"For thousands and thousands of American kids, libraries are the only safe place they can find to study, a haven free from the dangers of street or the numbing temptations of television. As schools cut back services, the library looms even more important to countless children." - Scott Turow

"The Monte Carlo TV Festival is great because it's a celebration of television and great storytelling." - Eric Close

"My strength as a TV writer was my total lack of interest in television." - Maria Semple

"The whole cable-TV original programming just changed the nature of television." - Anson Mount

"Television has a different biorhythm than movies. I love the biorhythm of TV." - Steven Spielberg

"It would take battalions of angels to protect us from our dreaded dangers, though in a long lifetime few of the dangers come to anything." - Anonymous

"We had a lot of support - don't give me "the world", just the televisions. In America we enjoy support,China is neutral, India is for, in Europe they're divided." - Shimon Peres

"I just don't want to come down to that level of society....the ones who sit by their televisions, drink their beer, their guts fat, vicariously living someone else's life, in a destructive way. I want a positive way." - Miki Dora

"Everyone wants to talk about it, and right now music, flat-panel televisions, a whole host of new handheld devices are fun to talk about and very exciting to look at." - Kevin B. Rollins

"I just do' want to come down to that level of society....the ones who sit by their televisions, drink their beer, their guts fat, vicariously living someone else's life, in a destructive way. I want a positive way." - Miki Dora

"Jesus does not want us floating through space or sitting in front of our televisions. Jesus wants us interacting, eating together, laughing together, praying together. Loneliness is something that came with the fall." - Don Miller

"Everyone wants to talk about it, and right now music, flat-panel televisions, a whole host of new handheld devices are fun to talk about and very exciting to look at." - Kevin Rollins

"Nuclear proliferation - the proliferation of WMDs altogether - is one of the greatest dangers of our time." - Timothy Garton Ash

"The book of your revolution sits in the pit of your belly, young Indian. Crap it out, and read. Instead of which, they're all sitting in front of color TVs and watching cricket and shampoo advertisements." - Aravind Adiga

"Televisions are devices with screens that things appear on." - Tim Cook

"I have like fifteen televisions in my house." - Jimmy Kimmel

"Shopping malls are liquid TVs for the end of the twentieth century. A whole micro-circuitry of desire, ideology and expenditure for processed bodies drifting through the cyber-space of ultracapitalism." - Arthur Kroker

"The perils of overwork are slight compared with the dangers of inactivity." - Thomas A Edison

"One of the real dangers of our time is people's indifference to history." - Dale Jamieson

"Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war?" - Hermocrates of Syracuse

"There can never be enough said of the virtues, dangers, the power of a shared laugh." - Francoise Sagan

"A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labors tire." - Samuel Johnson

"The hardships of forced marches are often more painful than the dangers of battle" - Stonewall Jackson

"One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the power of shared laughter." - Francoise Sagan

"You can't talk of the dangers of snake poisoning and not mention snakes." - C Everett Koop

"One of the dangers of making a movie about young people is it's potentially trite." - Greg Mottola

"Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life." - Camille Paglia

"I come out of TV. I come out of live television, BBC drama: that's where I started first as a designer, then a director. Then I went independent TV, then television advertising." - Ridley Scott

"Let's just say that if you were stealing TVs instead of thoughts, you would have been caught by a half-deaf, mostly blind, fifteen year old dog three robberies ago." - Elizabeth Chandler

"The great irony is that people who live in remote areas, who are illiterate and don't own TVs, are in some ways more free because they are beyond the reach of indoctrination by the modern mass media." - Arundhati Roy

"I think my first big purchase was actually for my mom. She had one of those '90s TVs in her living room that's like a 10x10 brick, so I purchased her a flatscreen for her living room." - Dave Franco

"A couple of my teammates have the rare Ford F650 Super Truck, and they're kitted out with everything - even flat-screen TVs for movies and video-game systems in the back." - Ndamukong Suh

"Television is kind of restrictive in its directing, but it would be nice to get some chops doing TV." - Thomas Jane

"The difference between film and TV is the pace. You don't have the leisure of time in television." - Alan Ball

"I was raised, I feel like, on television, definitely a child of TV, and was always fascinated by storytelling." - Jim Rash

"The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"At Google, we see and feel the dangers of the government-led Net crackdown," - Vinton Cerf

"The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions" - Daniel Webster

"a lot of human behavior was really acting out our responses to dangers long past." - Orson Scott Card

"In the deadly sweep Of every wave, A thousand dangers lie in wait." - Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib

"We often suffer more from our fears, than from the dangers of our situation." - Norm Macdonald

"The dangers of carbon dioxide? Tell that to a plant, how dangerous carbon dioxide is," - Rick Santorum

"One of the great dangers in political engagement is misplaced hope." - Shane Claiborne

"There are the medical dangers of football in general caused by head trauma over repetitive hits." - H G Bissinger

"There are the medical dangers of football in general caused by head trauma over repetitive hits." - Buzz Bissinger

"I never go to where's a risk. I'm frightened of dangers down to boredom." - Fernando Pessoa

"There are always great dangers in letting the best be the enemy of the good." - Roy Jenkins

"My biggest surprise of the year does involve Donald Trump and it involves his money. And I am one of the prominent disbelievers of his claims of wealth and how rich he was. He put out a press release before he did his financial disclosure form saying he made over $200 million from a TV show.If you know about the economics of televisions, that sounds impossible. I don`t believe it." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"Ordinary people have big TVs. Extraordinary people have big libraries." - Robin S. Sharma

"Ordinary performers have giant TVs. Extraordinary performers have huge libraries." - Robin S. Sharma

"Break all the TVs, burn all the Bibles." - John Henrik Clarke

"Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen TVs" - Jim Rohn

"Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs." - Zig Ziglar

"my dream is someday to have a bank of TVs, where all the different channels could be on and I could be monitoring them. I would love that. The more the better. I love the tabloid stuff. The trashier the program is, the more I feel it's TV. ... Because that's TV's mode. That's the Age of Hollywood. The idea of PBS - heavy-duty Masterpiece Theater, Bill Moyers - I hate all that." - Camille Paglia

"The greatest dangers have their allurements, if the want of success is likely to be attended with a degree of glory. Middling dangers are horrid, when the loss of reputation is the inevitable consequence of ill success." - Lord Chesterfield

"The Television is the monster of hell." - Lester Roloff

"Lawns are a form of television" - Michael Pollan

"Television deprives children of their imaginations." - Theodore Isaac Rubin

"Television is a weapon of mass distractrion." - Larry Gelbart

"I don't watch a lot of television." - Cameron Mackintosh

"Imitation is the sincerest form of television." - Fred Allen

"I don't watch a lot of television." - Edie Falco

"I'm very wary of news on television." - Val Kilmer

"Fascism means first of all defending your nation against the dangers that threaten it. It means the destruction of these dangers and the opening of a free way to life and glory for your nation." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"With the growing urgency of climate change, we cannot have it both ways. We cannot shout from the rooftops about the dangers of global warming and then turn around and shout even louder about the dangers of windmills." - David Suzuki

"By the winter of 1945-1946, the Russian peoples were being warned of the dangers from the West" - Carroll Quigley

"Margaret Thatcher was the first political leader in any major country to warn of the dangers of climate change" - Ed Miliband

"Lovely female shapes are terrible complicators of the difficulties and dangers of this earthly life, especially for their owners." - George du Maurier

"It is the fool who is haunted by fears, dread of dangers, oppression of mind, not the wise man." - Gautama Buddha

"That's one of the real dangers of leader selection in many organizations: leaders are selected for overconfidence." - Daniel Kahneman

"Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold." - Garet Garrett

"Understanding the long, sordid history of gun control in America is key to understanding the dangers of disarming." - Niger Innis

"By the winter of 1945-1946, the Russian peoples were being warned of the dangers from the West." - Carroll Quigley

"I'm very much aware of the dangers of becoming a cliche. Mr. Anger, someone who gets meaner, angrier on record." - Trent Reznor

"This whole thing about reality television to me is really indicative of America saying we're not satisfied just watching television, we want to star in our own TV shows. We want you to discover us and put us in your own TV show, and we want television to be about us, finally." - Steven Spielberg

"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

"Creativity is the opposite of TV" - Jerry Stahl

"I acted in millions of TV shows." - Sebastian Bach

"I'm a big fan of TV." - Bernie Mac

"The network and local TV angle of broadcast television has received a black eye for not properly debating within the news issues that should be debated, instead of shuffling them of to television advertising." - Mark E Hyman

"Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Wisdom consists in being able to distinguish among dangers and make a choice of the least harmful." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"I won't go back on my decision. I'm not afraid of prison, but there are even worse dangers." - Bidzina Ivanishvili

"[H]as the CDC ever published a story about the dangers of catching diseases when you sleep with illegal aliens?" - Rush Limbaugh

"A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers solely through administrative channels, to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting" - Jurgen Habermas

"The independence and liberty you possess are the work of joint efforts and common dangers, sufferings, and successes." - George Washington

"I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety" - Carol Ann Duffy

"In our view, derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction carrying dangers that, while latent, are potentially lethal." - Warren Buffett

"The most serious dangers for American freedom and the American way of life do not come from without." - Ludwig Von Mises

"You know, the mountains are full of dangers, and they swallow you up. But mostly, they give." - Doug Coombs

"Other than heaven, the only place where one's heart is completely safe from the dangers of love is hell." - C S Lewis

"The armament industry is indeed one of the greatest dangers that beset mankind. It is the hidden evil power." - Albert Einstein

"One of the big dangers is to pretend that you can follow a predictable process when you can't." - Martin Fowler

"What both the left and the right overlook is our Founders' wisdom about the limits and dangers of government." - Ed Crane

"I think that has a lot of dangers, as does government surveillance, which is way too high." - Noam Chomsky

"The world was warned of extremely severe dangers unless urgent steps are taken to deal with global warming." - Noam Chomsky

"World peace cannot be safeguarded without the making of creative efforts proportionate to the dangers which threaten it." - Robert Schuman

"Every age has its temptations, its weaknesses, its dangers. Ours is in the line of the snobbish and the sordid." - Rutherford B Hayes

"A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers solely through administrative channels, to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting." - Jurgen Habermas

"I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety." - Carol Ann Duffy

"I thought that people should know about the dangers of Satanism, and diabolism does exist - there's no question about it." - Christopher Lee

"The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding." - Louis D Brandeis

"Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death." - David Sarnoff

"The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them." - Thomas Aquinas

"Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies." - Leon Trotsky

"I had a TV show called 'The Apprentice' and it's one of the most successful reality shows in the history of television. And now I'm doing something else." - Donald Trump

"I don't think of myself as a TV actor. I think of myself as a film, television and Off-Off-Off-Off Broadway actor." - David Duchovny

"TV networks are dying. The death throes of religion give us jihads. The death throes of television give us reality shows." - Penn Jillette

"I don't devour huge amounts of television. I'm more naturally inclined to watch movies, but given my job, I need to have an understanding of what's on TV." - Adam Rayner

"With the acquisition of 50% of Todito, TV Azteca is getting on a very fast train. Todito will allow TV Azteca to create value for its shareholders and promote its television content on the Internet." - Ricardo Salinas Pliego

"Have no fear of robbers or murderers. They are external dangers, petty dangers. We should fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices the real murderers. The great dangers are within us. Why worry about what threatens our heads or our purses? Let us think instead of what threatens our souls." - Victor Hugo

"Have no fear of robbers or murderers. They are external dangers, petty dangers. We should fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices the real murders. The great dangers are within us. Why worry about what threatens our heads or purses? Let us think instead of what threatens our souls." - Victor Hugo

"Ed Simmons and I became stars in the emerging medium of television. We were new and fresh, just like TV at the time, so we automatically became 'THE' comedy writers for television." - Norman Lear

"TV is a responsibility, not only in entertaining people, but using this medium of television in positive ways to teach people and enlighten people." - James Van Praagh



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