30+ Walter Annenberg quotes


Walter Annenberg quotes
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Name: Walter AnnenbergFind on Amazon India: Link
Nationality: AmericanFind on Amazon: Link
Profession: Businessman
Born: 13-Mar-1908 
Death: 01-Oct-2002

The greatest power is not money power, but political power.

The greatest happiness comes from being vitally interested in something that excites all your energies.

God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender.

Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound.

TV is like theater. You can’t enjoy it without a program.

I didn’t feel the Depression at all. I always had a pocketful of money.

Unless young blacks are brought into the mainstream of economic life, they will continue to be on the curbstone.

Some people find an interest in making money, and though they appear to be slaving, many actually enjoy every minute of their work.

When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom.

What matters is that you are doing what you think is right based on the standards which you hold.

Your Majesty, I took the liberty because I was so desirous of visiting alone with you for a few minutes before the rest of the other peasants arrived.

Accomplish something every day of your life.

Few things are as essential as education.

Everybody around the world wants to send their kids to our universities. But nobody wants to send their kids here to public school.

Don’t worry about it. Babe Ruth struck out on occasion, too.

Carter’s done a lot more good since he’s been out of the White House than when he was in it.

All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.

Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life.

You will not be satisfied unless you are contributing something to or for the benefit of others.

I thought Nixon was getting ganged up on, but when I heard the tapes, I was shocked and terribly saddened.

People who think about art as an investment are pathetic.

I have very little respect for Nancy Reagan. There is something about her that is very petty.

I didn’t want to be greedy. It’s a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.

I shall participate, I shall contribute, and in so doing, I will be the gainer.

I’d heard he was good, and what the hell sense does it make not to hire somebody because of their color?

In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.

It is not easy to find something that will intrigue and bind your interest and enthusiasm. This you must seek for yourself.

Never buy four C-plus paintings when you can buy one A.

The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges.

Our blood will turn from red to blue, although our money is but new.

It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.

My success? Being born the son of Moses Annenberg.

I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.

My country has been very good to me; I must be good to my country.

Many activities and team play participation will give you a training that will prove invaluable later on in life.

Live rich, die poor; never make the mistake of doing it the other way round.


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