Best Quotes by Eric Sevareid (Top 10)

  1. Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves.
  2. Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
  3. Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.
  4. The difference between the men and the boys in politics is, and always has been , that the boys want to be something, while the men want to do something,
  5. The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they follow. Bigness means weakness.
  6. The chief cause of problems is solutions.
  7. With breathtaking rapidity, we are destroying all that was lovely to look at and turning America into a prison house of the spirit. The affluent society, with relentless single-minded energy, is turning our cities, most of suburbia and most of our roadways into the most affluent slum on earth.
  8. Tenacity is a pretty fair substitute for bravery, and the best form of tenacity I know is expressed in a Danish fur trapper's principle: "The next mile is the only one a person really has to make."
  9. I'm sort of a pessimist about tomorrow and an optimist about the day after tomorrow.
  10. I have never quite grasped the worry about the power of the press. After all, it speaks with a thousand voices, in constant dissonance.

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