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" The conceit of an anchorman is we never think we're going to die, I suppose. "
" I'm the father of three daughters, and they're all highly trained professionals. Two of them are mothers, and the other one wants to be at some point. "
" After 50 years of smoking unfiltered cigarettes, my father died, too young, of a massive heart attack. He was 69. It's almost certain that all those years of nicotine inhalation were a major contributor to his clogged arteries. "
" I started writing a journal, and I was learning so much along the way. How to deal with your family, how to deal with your friends. "
" Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to run for vice president, died from multiple myeloma. Frank Reynolds, the ABC anchorman, who I had talked to toward the end of his life, not knowing what he had, died from it. Later I found out that Frank McGee, who was the Today Show host, died from it. "
" Heroes are people who rise to the occasion and slip quietly away. "
" The greatest rewards of Jerry Ford's time were reserved for his fellow Americans and the nation he loved. "
" What I quickly learned after my diagnosis is that the world of a cancer patient has many parts and a good deal of uncertainty. "
" There is certainly greatness in the '60s generation. They changed our attitudes about race in America, which was long overdue. They didn't just stand up and salute when told to go to war. Women finally began to realize a more equal place in our society. "
" During World War II, law-abiding Japanese-American citizens were herded into remote internment camps, losing their jobs, businesses and social standing, while an all-Japanese-American division fought heroically in Europe. "
" I had this unusual mix of curiosity, the ability to write in ways people understood, and when I appeared, viewers seemed to trust me to get them through some cataclysmic changes. "
" What I think is that Fox has done a very smart job of carving out their place. "
" When I read 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' I was so struck by the universality of small towns. "
" You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world. "
Change The World
" What we have to do is put this in a coherent form for them at the end of the day, and on the big events, give them the kind of context that they deserve. "
End Of The Day
" One of our daughters is now a physician; another is a vice president of a major entertainment company; and the third is a clinical therapist. They place no limits on their ambitions, but for them, those ambitions also have had to fit within the context of having children. "
" I was on the board of the Mayo Clinic. I was diagnosed there, and I could pick up the phone and get a hold of whoever I wanted to. What I learned is that you really have to get proactive and manage your case. "
" In our family, where we began with no money, we like to say that we have discovered that God invented money so those who have it can help others. "
" We can never completely fulfill the promise of this treasured republic if we are blinded by color. "
" My own strong feeling was that the gay liberation movement really got national attraction in the truest sense of the word later in the '70s, in the '80s, and especially in the '90s. "
" The year of my birth, 1940, was the fulcrum of America in the twentieth century, when the nation was balanced precariously between the darkness of the Great Depression on one side and the storms of war in Europe and the Pacific on the other. "
" You will not solve global climate change by hitting the delete button. "
" ABC wouldn't be a player in the news major leagues until the 1970s, when Roone Arledge brought to ABC News the energy and programming approach he had applied to ABC Sports. "
" I had fractures in my spine that had to be repaired that came as a big surprise; nobody warned me that I might get some really severe, threatening fractures. It was painful, and I lost two inches of height, bang! "
" Peter, of the three of us, was our prince. He seemed so timeless. He had such elan and style. "
" Peter will have a place in this brotherhood forever. "
" Judy Miller is the most innocent person in this case. I really thought that was outrageous that she was jailed and we needed as journalists to draw a line in the sand in a strong but thoughtful way. "
" I don't like to play the macho card, but I grew up in a working-class family and a working-class culture. "
" My family is not only attractive - I can say that because I'm paterfamilias - but they're really smart, and they're very, very compassionate. "
" People are beginning to doubt the moral certitude of people on the right, especially the far right. "
" My mother, who graduated from high school at sixteen, had no hope of affording college, so she went to work in the local post office for a dollar a day. She was doing better than her father, who earned ten cents an hour working at a nearby grain elevator. "