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Television Day Quotes

World Television Day is celebrated every year on 21st November. A collection of world television day quotes.

I find television very educating

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
– Groucho Marx

So please, oh please

So please, oh please, we beg, we pray,
Go throw your TV set away,
And in its place you can install
A lovely bookshelf on the wall.
Then fill the shelves with lots of books.
– Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

If everyone demanded peace

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.
– John Lennon

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People love a happy ending

People love a happy ending. So every episode, I will explain once again that I don’t like people.
And then Mal will shoot someone. Someone we like. And their puppy.
– Joss Whedon

If you can’t run, you crawl

If you can’t run, you crawl. If you can’t crawl– you find someone to carry you.
– Joss Whedon

Watching television is like

Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.
– Bill Hicks

Every day’s a negotiation

Every day’s a negotiation and sometimes it’s done with guns. – Joss Whedon

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If you believe that your thoughts

If you believe that your thoughts originate inside your brain,
do you also believe that television shows are made inside your television set? – Warren Ellis

People are sheep

People are sheep. TV is the shepherd. – Jess C. Scott, Literary Heroin (Gluttony): A Twilight Parody

They gaze at the television

Most people gaze neither into the past nor the future; they explore neither truth nor lies.
They gaze at the television.
– Radiohead