Charles Kuralt Quotes


47 Charles Kuralt quotes:



"We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune."
Author: Kuralt Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines."
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"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."
"I had a little insight into life that most kids probably didn't have. My mother was a schoolteacher, and my father was a social worker. Through his eyes I saw the underside of society."
"It's best to leap into something you know you love. You might change your mind later, but that is the privilege of youth."
"My mother, at least twice, cancelled our family's subscription to the newspaper I was working on, because she was so mad about its treatment of my father."
"Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything."
"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."
"It was so much fun to have the freedom to wander America, with no assignments. For 25 or 30 years I never had an assignment. These were all stories I wanted to do myself."
"Just by luck, I picked good heroes to worship."
"When I was a little boy I used to borrow my father's hat, and make a press card to stick in the hat band. That was the way reporters were always portrayed in the movies."
"When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don't honor them enough, we don't pay them enough."
"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."
"To read the papers and to listen to the news... one would think the country is in terrible trouble. You do not get that impression when you travel the back roads and the small towns do care about their country and wish it well."
Author: Kuralt Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"Sometimes I would think myself happy never to leave. Every trip must end."
Author: Kuralt Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars."
"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 would love to write something that people would still read 50 or 100 years from now. That comes with growing older, I think."
"I recognize that I had a good deal of good luck in my life. I came along at a time when it was pretty easy to get a job in journalism. I went to work at CBS News when I was about 22, and within a year or so was reporting on the air."



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