Tv turnoff week Quotes SMS Collection

If it werent for the fact that

If it weren’t for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn’t get any exercise

Television chewing gum for the eyes frank

Television:  chewing gum for the eyes.  ~Frank Lloyd Wright

To sit alone in the lamplight with

To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations – such

I wish there was a knob on

I wish there was a knob on the TV so you could turn up the intelligence.  They got one marked "brightness" but it don’t

We cannot blame the schools alone for

We cannot blame the schools alone for the dismal decline in SAT verbal scores.  When our kids come home from school do they pick

I have had my television aerials removed

I have had my television aerials removed.  It is the moral equivalent of a prostate operation.  ~Malcolm Muggeridge

Television has changed a child from an

Television has changed a child from an irresistible force to an immovable object.  ~Author Unknown

There are days when any electrical appliance

There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the TV set. 

Technology is a queer thing it brings

Technology… is a queer thing.  It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.  ~C.P.

If you came and found a strange

If you came and you found a strange man… teaching your kids to punch each other, or trying to sell them all kinds of

Books are the quietest and most constant

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. 

Television is now so desperately hungry for

Television is now so desperately hungry for material that they’re scraping the top of the barrel.  ~Gore VidalCUL

Tv if kids are entertained by two

TV.  If kids are entertained by two letters, imagine the fun they’ll have with twenty-six.  Open your child’s imagination.  Open a book.  ~Author Unknown

Books had instant replay long before televised

Books had instant replay long before televised sports.  ~Bern Williams

I suppose should get a vcr but

I suppose I should get a VCR, but the only thing I like about television is its ephemerality.  ~P.J. O’RourkePCR

I have come to the feeling about

I have come to the feeling about television the way I do about hamburgers:  I eat a lot of hamburgers and I don’t remember

Television has proved that people will look

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.  ~Ann Landers

Every time you think television has hit

Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new type program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the

Television has raised writing to a new

Television has raised writing to a new low.  ~Samuel Goldwyn

Art is moral passion married to entertainment

Art is moral passion married to entertainment.  Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.  ~Rita Mae BrownPCR

The television that insidious beast medusa which

The television, that insidious beast, that Medusa which freezes a billion people to stone every night, staring fixedly, that Siren which called and sang

Books the best antidote against marsh gas

Books – the best antidote against the marsh-gas of boredom and vacuity.  ~George SteinerDR

Time has convinced me of one thing

Time has convinced me of one thing.  Television is for appearing on, not looking at.  ~Noel Coward, attributed

What is being lost the magic of

What is being lost is the magic of the word.  I am not an image person.  Imagery belongs to another civilization:  the caveman.  Caveman

Television was not intended to make human

Television was not intended to make human beings vacuous, but it is an emanation of their vacuity.  ~Malcolm MuggeridgeCUL