The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
Good night, and good luck.
We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.
If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.
We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.
Just once in a while let us exalt the importance of ideas and information.
Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it.
Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation.
Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
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