David Brinkley

18David Brinkley Quotes

American Journalist born on July 10, 1920, died on June 11, 2003

David McClure Brinkley was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997... (source)

Being an anchor is not just a matter of sitting in front of a camera and looking pretty. view quote

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. view quote

Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians. view quote

People have the illusion that all over the world, all the time, all kinds of fantastic things are happening. When in fact, over most of the world, most of the time, nothing is happening. view quote

I'm not a very good advertisement for the American school system. view quote

Washington, D.C. is a city filled with people who believe they are important. view quote

The only way to do news on television is not to be terrified of it. view quote

This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it. view quote

The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were. view quote

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