Best Quotes by David Brinkley (Top 7)

  1. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
  2. Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians.
  3. 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.
  4. Being an anchor is not just a matter of sitting in front of a camera and looking pretty.
  5. Washington, D.C. is a city filled with people who believe they are important.
  6. 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.
  7. Nobody in TV makes as much money as Robert Redford, who likes to make movies for several million dollars only on the condition that they contain some sort of social message. I cannot take very seriously a social message delivered by an actor who is paid nine million dollars to deliver it, and who charges you five dollars to see it.