The best Quotes by Walter Cronkite

The best Quotes by Walter Cronkite

Walter Leland Cronkite Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast journalist who served as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years, from 1962 to 1981.

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.
Journalism is what we need to make democracy work.
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
We all have our likes and our dislikes. But... when we're doing news - when we're doing the front-page news, not the back page, not the op-ed pages, but when we're doing the daily news, covering politics - it is our duty to be sure that we do not permit our prejudices to show. That is simply basic journalism.
The death of Churchill at 90 was one of those watershed moments in which the obituary rises to a special calling beyond the sharing of remembered times. It gave an older generation a rare opportunity to explain something of itself to its children.

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Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.
It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.
There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority.
The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.
The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
Ethel: "One day the entire family will be reunited in the Garden of Eden."
"Oh, like heaven?"
Ethel: "No, it's in Missouri."
"Oh. Eden's got a lot of methheads."
Shameless - Season 2 Episode 5
Did you know only one US president has been born in Missouri?
It's true, man.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Missouri - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Disappearances are bread-and-butter to journalists.
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So long as men write what they think, then all of the other freedoms - all of them - may remain intact. And it is then that writing becomes a weapon of truth.
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A good journalist never reveals her sources.
Fabienne Beriot in Lupin - Season 1 Episode 4
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What is it with reporters? You take one person's tragedy and force the world to experience it... spread it like sickness.
Richard Morgan in The Ring
People aren't always very fond of journalists. You know what they say - lies are soft and malleable, but the truth is sharp and inflexible.
The most effective check and balance on government has been an independent press which maintains its credibility by ensuring that its criticism is balanced and based on fact - based indeed on solid journalistic work.
Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
Truth never wins, but its enemies cease to exist.
Plato is my friend; Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.
Just overwhelmed with gratitude. What an honor it is to run alongside President Donald J. Trump. He delivered peace and prosperity once, and with your help, he'll do it again.
J. D. Vance - Juli 2024

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