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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.
Television is the menace that everyone loves to hate but can’t seem to live without.
Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was.
Television has brought back murder into the home—where it belongs.
Television is better than it’s ever been in history. A lot of stories are being pushed, because of how complicated they are to make, toward Netflix and other channels on cable.
Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your home.
I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
For so many people, television and movies may be the only way they understand people who aren’t like them.
Television has raised writing to a new low.
When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
In Beverly Hills... they don’t throw their garbage away. They make it into television shows.
I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can’t stop eating peanuts.
Film is a very tight little box. If you don’t fit in that box, you’re gone. Television, there’s more room to move around.
When a country wants television more than they want clean water, they’ve lost their grip.
Television has a different biorhythm than movies. I love the biorhythm of TV.
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(This story appears in the 20 December, 2019 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)