Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath.
TV is chewing gum for the eyes.
—Frank Lloyd Wright
If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we would have people standing in the corners of our rooms.
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.
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.
Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want.
[The television is] an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home.
MTV is the lava lamp of the 1980's.
Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.
Television is a new medium. It's called a medium because nothing is well-done.