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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. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
– Groucho Marx
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 instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.
– John Lennon
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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 crawl– you find someone to carry you.
– Joss Whedon
Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.
– Bill Hicks
Every day’s a negotiation and sometimes it’s done with guns. – Joss Whedon
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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. TV is the shepherd. – Jess C. Scott, Literary Heroin (Gluttony): A Twilight Parody
Most people gaze neither into the past nor the future; they explore neither truth nor lies.
They gaze at the television.
– Radiohead
Seeing a murder on television… can help work off one’s antagonisms.
And if you haven’t any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.
– Alfred Hitchcock
We must, together as a nation, stop watching Fox.
– Jon Stewart
If you want to use television to teach somebody, you must first teach them how to use television.
– Umberto Eco
If TV were only an invention to broadcast soccer, it would be justified.
– Roberto Fontanarrosa
Television is the soma of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.
– Robert MacNeil
Nuclear weapons and TV have simply intensified the consequences of our tendencies.
– David Foster Wallace
Television 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
Television characters live inside our minds as though they’re actual people.
In fact, we know more about them than we do about most people in our physical lives.
– Neal Pollack
The television set is not the ‘devil’s box’ anymore.
– Steven Chopade
The theater has been called the pulse of the people.
– Abigail Adams
Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television.
– Woody Allen
Reality TV is set up to make people entertaining. A good person with values and principles is not good television.
– Ronda Rousey
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
– Fred Allen
Encourage your children to read more and watch television less.
– Gordon B. Hinckley
Imitation is the sincerest form of television.
– Fred Allen
A celebrity is an object that the media manufactures today, just so they have a subject tomorrow.
– Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If we really exist merely to fulfill God’s plan: then life is a television drama;
with God being the scriptwriter, the director, and, the audience.
– Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Even if tomorrow will be the end of the world, people will still continue to watch television for whole day!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.
– Margaret Mead
And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place.
– Christiane Amanpour
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
– Frank Lloyd Wright
All [tv] shows are like cigarettes. You watch two, you have a higher chance of watching three. They’re all addictive. – Dan Harmon
Actually, watching television and surfing the Internet are really excellent practice for being dead.
– Chuck Palahniuk, Damned
Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable.
– Shimon Peres
Television has been the single greatest shaper of emptiness.
– Ravi Zacharias
Television is a perfect democracy. You sit there with your remote control and vote.
– Aaron Brown