We cannot defend liberty abroad by deserting it at home.
"Edward R. Murrow" was an American broadcast journalist. He first came to prominence with a series of radio news broadcasts during World War II, which were followed by millions of listeners in the United States.
Fellow journalists Eric Sevareid, Ed Bliss, Bill Downs, Dan Rather, and Alexander Kendrick consider Murrow one of journalism's greatest figures, noting his honesty and integrity in delivering the news.
A pioneer of television news broadcasting, Murrow produced a series of reports that helped lead to the censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous journalists! More Edward R. Murrow on Wikipedia.
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.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.
To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.
Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit.
We will not walk in fear, one of another. We will not be driven into an age of unreason if we dig deep into our history and remember we are not descended from fearful men.
We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
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.
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.
No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.
He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended.
The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation.