Katie Couric Quotes


34 Katie Couric quotes:



"I know it's the worst kept secret in America, but I'm going to be working on the CBS evening news and '60 Minutes', and I'm very excited about it."
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"If I hear the word 'perky' again, I'll puke."
"You know, you've got serious pieces, you've got light pieces, you've got cooking segments, you've got health-related topics, so it's not as if they've had a unique personality from the get-go."
"I could announce one morning that the world was going to blow up in three hours and people would be calling in about my hair!"
"I know there's a great deal of speculation, and while I appreciate the interest, kind of, my contract ends in May and I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do. I'm fortunate to have a couple of opportunities to think long and hard about."
"I beg. I call. I badger. I cajole. Part of the secret is everyone has fun and that's really motivating."
"Joining CBS is a unique opportunity that came at the right time for me. I'm thrilled to become part of the rich tradition of CBS News."
"A lot people I know - it drives them crazy when they're watching, to see the people with their signs and waving, but there's something that's very inclusive about it."
"All three networks have always had a morning show but now cable of course is taking some of that audience away and a variety of other things, probably the Internet as well."
"And I've always - the competition is one aspect of the job, but I think if you're too busy worrying about the competition, you don't focus enough on what you're doing."
"And that is, in an increasingly fragmented society - I'm getting a little bit esoteric here - people like routine, people like familiarity."
"And they like being able to turn on the television day in and day out to see someone that they know and they feel comfortable with and trust hopefully and respect even."
"At least for me personally, I've always tried to do a really good job every day, with each interview, and treat each interview seriously, and make the person I'm speaking with feel comfortable, hopefully make it an ideal experience."
"But of course when people watch morning television, Terry, it's a very different animal. You know, they're running around, they're getting their kids ready for school, they're probably doing eight million things, they're brushing their teeth."
"But, you know, they don't enjoy the dinner hour together. It's just not as much of a ritual at night and it's interesting. I think the ritual is taking place perhaps more in the morning."
"He was always sort of a scrappy little kid wasn't he? A bit of a fighter?"
"He would take the blow so you didn't have to."
"I feel like a human pinata. The disappointing thing is, no candy is going to spill out."
"I think sometimes people project things on you, but I'm trying to handle everything that's happened to me with a certain amount of grace, dignity and good manners. You just can't necessarily win all the time."
"I think that good programming serves us all well. It gives people more choices. It makes us all try harder. And the competitive juices start flowing."



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