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Engrave this Quote He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle.
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-Edward R. Murrow, I Can Hear It Now (said of Churchill)
Dissent
Engrave this Quote If we confuse dissent with disloyalty
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-Edward R. Murrow, Ford Fiftieth Anniversary Show, CBS and NBC (June 1953)
Heresy
Engrave this Quote I have always been on the side of the heretics, against those who burned them, because the heretics so often turned out to be right....Dead, but right.
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-Edward R. Murrow
Media
Engrave this Quote A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom -- it's gone.
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-Edward R. Murrow, News Summaries, December 31, 1955
Prejudice
Engrave this Quote Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
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-Edward R. Murrow
Engrave this Quote A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.
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-Edward R. Murrow
Prophecy
Engrave this Quote The obscure we see eventually, the completely apparent takes longer.
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-Edward R. Murrow
Protest
Engrave this Quote We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason if we remember that we are not descended from fearful men, not from men who feared to write, to speak, to associate and to defend causes which were, for the moment, unpopular.
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-Edward R. Murrow, See It Now (1954)
Engrave this Quote We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.
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-Edward R. Murrow, attributed
Television
Engrave this Quote If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
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-Edward R. Murrow
Truth
Engrave this Quote To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.
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-Edward R. Murrow
Engrave this Quote Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit.
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-Edward R. Murrow
War
Engrave this Quote Anyone who isn't confused doesn't really understand the situation.
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-Edward R. Murrow, (remark on the Vietnam War)

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