On Televised Network News, Gardening, and the Wifey

Here are some favorite quotes on network news, keeping a garden, and a man’s better half.

Because television can make so much money doing its worst, it often cannot afford to do its best. – Fred Friendly

Journalism is more addictive than crack cocaine. Your life can get out of balance. – Dan Rather

The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were. – David Brinkley

Here are how some people feel about keeping a garden.

I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds. – Martha Smith

Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes. – Clare Ansberry

I want death to find me planting my cabbages. – Montaigne

Here are some special quotes about that special one.

Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success. – Jim Backus

A TV host asked my wife, “Have you ever considered divorce?” She replied: “Divorce, never. Murder, often.” – Charlton Heston

Satan probably wouldn’t have talked so big if God had been his wife. – P.J. O’Rourke

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