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" A college degree is the key to realizing the American dream, well worth the financial sacrifice because it is supposed to open the door to a world of opportunity. "
" A free and truly independent press - fiercely independent when necessary - is the red beating heart of freedom and democracy. "
" Always marry a woman from Texas. No matter how tough things get, she's seen tougher. "
" Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic. "
" And for whatever reason I've loved the news since I can remember. I loved it when I was in elementary school. "
" A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well. "
" But we cannot rely on memorials and museums alone. We can tell ourselves we will never forget and we likely won't. But we need to make sure that we teach history to those who never had the opportunity to remember in the first place. "
" Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow. "
" Don't taunt the alligator until after you've crossed the creek. "
" From the streets of Cairo and the Arab Spring, to Occupy Wall Street, from the busy political calendar to the aftermath of the tsunami in Japan, social media was not only sharing the news but driving it. "
" I'd much rather wear out than rust out. "
" I don't back down. I don't cave when the pressure gets too great from these partisan political ideological forces. "
" If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all. "
" If I didn't have a front-row seat on history, it was at least a seat on the aisle. "
" I'm proud to say I've never been anybody's lapdog. "
" I think it's important for the public to know, great reporting starts with a publisher who has guts and an editor who has guts. "
" Journalists should denounce government by public opinion polls. "
" Once the herd starts moving in one direction, it's very hard to turn it, even slightly. "
" One of the most important roles of our journalists is to be watchdogs. "
The Most Important
" Only votes talk, everything else walks. "
" Ratings don't last. Good journalism does. "
" The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'. "
" The great lesson my mother and father gave me was almost invisible. It was a strong sense of being rooted. "
" The press is a watchdog. Not an attack dog. Not a lapdog. A watchdog. Now, a watchdog can't be right all the time. He doesn't bark only when he sees or smells something that's dangerous. A good watchdog barks at things that are suspicious. "
" This race is hotter than a Times Square Rolex. "
" What separated Ed Murrow from the rest of the pack was courage. "
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