Charles Kuralt Quotes


47 Charles Kuralt quotes:



"The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines."
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"We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune."
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"I suppose I was a little bit of what would be called today a nerd. I didn't have girlfriends, and really I wasn't a very social boy."
"You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars."
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."
"Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything."
"A country so rich that it can send people to the moon still has hundreds of thousands of its citizens who can't read. That's terribly troubling to me."
"For a while there, I was a stringer. The expression comes from the old habit of stringing together the column inches that you had written. They'd measure it and pay you 10 cents an inch for your printed copy."
"Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students."
"I believe that writing is derivative. I think good writing comes from good reading."
"I can't say that I've changed anybody's life, ever, and that's the real work of the world, if you want a better society."
"I could tell you which writer's rhythms I am imitating. It's not exactly plagiarism, it's falling in love with good language and trying to imitate it."
"I would love to write something that people would still read 50 or 100 years from now. That comes with growing older, I think."
"It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals."
"I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter. I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling."
"I didn't like the competitiveness of big-time journalism."
"I'm not any kind of social reformer."
"I don't have any well-developed philosophy about journalism. Ultimately it is important in a society like this, so people can know about everything that goes wrong."
"I don't think I had a reputation as a hard worker, but inside I was always being eaten up by the pressures."
"I don't think one should ever come to my stage of life and have to look back and say, Gosh. I wish I hadn't spent all those years doing that job I was never really interested in."



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