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


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


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