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 chief cause of problems is solutions.
  5. The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they follow. Bigness means weakness.
  6. 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,
  7. 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."
  8. 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.
  9. I'm sort of a pessimist about tomorrow and an optimist about the day after tomorrow.
  10. Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.

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