Jack Valenti Quotes

20 Jack Valenti quotes:

"The only group in America that deserves to scrutinize what we are doing... are parents."
"To endure in a volatile, unpredictable arena populated by egos the size of small planets is not an inconsiderable achievement,"
"No one today knows what is indecent."
"Every parent in America has the total power to control all television programming that is dispatched to their home today."
"The public's nerves are raw and edgy. You have to be discreet and understanding about the films you are showing."
"Film-makers must decide what story to tell and how to tell it."
"If movies are causing moral decay, then crime ought to be going up, but crime is going down."
"There isn't anything in the world that can't be made better."
"The VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston Strangler is to the woman alone."
"Foreign capital to build new cinemas will help modernize China's aging cinema infrastructure, attract Chinese consumers back into cinemas, and increase demand for U.S. films."
Author: Valenti Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Cinema Quotes
"I sleep each night a little better, a little more confidently, because Lyndon Johnson is my president."
"The only group in America that deserves to scrutinize what we are doing ... are parents."
Author: Valenti Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I am proud that the entertainment industry and the citizens of Los Angeles turned out in full force to support a long overdue national memorial to Dr. King."
"We're hard at work trying to make parents better understand that they have total control today over what individual programs they allow into their homes. We want to show a closer rapport between the TV ratings system and the movie ratings system."
Author: Valenti Quotes Category: Control Quotes
"Serious efforts are underway to try to bring the domestic problems under control."
Author: Valenti Quotes Category: Control Quotes
"To have something happen that never before in our history have we ever borne witness to or imagined, that hits very deep in the entrails of this country."
Author: Valenti Quotes Category: History Quotes
"The digital world, the world of virtual reality ... is going to be part of the embrace of this great, new cooperative venture."
Author: Valenti Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"I visited the labs at Caltech, and they’re running an experiment called FAST where they can bring down a DVD-quality movie in 5 seconds. The director told me it could be operative in the market in 18 months. Well, my face blanched."
Author: Valenti Quotes Category: Running Quotes
"In the last several years, piracy has been the dominant issue that has consumed my life,"
Author: Valenti Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"This is not a get-even book. There may be three or four people I vent a little spleen on, but it takes too much energy to be vengeful or hateful."
Author: Valenti Quotes Category: People Quotes

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