29 Total Quotes

Connie Chung Quotes

I wanted to be scared again... I wanted to feel unsure again. That's the only way I learn, the only way I feel challenged.
Connie Chung
#Challenges

It's a historic and watershed moment for women in TV news...(and) it's a shame we had to wait so long to enter the 20th Century, let alone the 21st century.
Connie Chung
#Historic

They just said Hispanic male mowing a lawn, and so I didn't connect that with my brother at all,
Connie Chung
#Brother

He was always calm, clear and concise. If you told him the world was coming to an end, he would still report it factually.
Connie Chung
#Calm

I'm delighted to be part of an organization of dedicated journalists whose sole mission is to report the news every minute of every hour every day,
Connie Chung
#Dedicated

I don't know when network executives will get out of the Dark Ages.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

Well, I want to say something. This matter is in litigation. All of you know lawyers. They are adamant that you don't say anything.
Connie Chung
#Lawyer #Litigation

All I want to be sure of is that viewers understood it was a giant self-parody. If anyone took it seriously, they really need to get a life.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

But essentially, it will be a news oriented program. It will be a news program with spinoffs of the news of the day, not unlike what you do, Larry.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

But, you know, sometimes - many - they all understand. That's the nice thing. They were all very happy for me and they understand why I decided to come to CNN. So in that respect, I know that they think it's the best thing for me to do.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

For instance, he says I let him play golf, and he says, he lets me be miserable in my job. Now - that doesn't quite sound right, does it? But nonetheless, I think for the first time in my life, I'm not going to be miserable in my life when I come and work at CNN.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

For the most part, my husband is home in the evening and maybe there is something that I can do to figure out how I can balance all of this.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

I don't know what all of us can do to continue to press for more women, more minorities, but it's just something that we all have to work on.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

I mean, all the ratings wars are silly. But, I mean, someone has to be concerned about the ratings because it means, you know, it translates into revenue.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

I now need to take a very aggressive approach to having a baby.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

I once bought an old car back after I sold it because I missed it so much and I had forgotten that it never ran. It was a British racing car. You know, because I just wanted it back. I could only remember what was good about it.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

I think men are allowed to be fat and bald and ugly and women aren't. And it's just not - there is no equality there.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

I think that they had afforded me many opportunities to do good work there, and I think I did. It was a wonderful four years. I really worked with some great people, terrific producers, terrific editors.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

I think, you know, it was something that I really wanted. I wanted so much to have a son or daughter. We adopted a son. And it was just the most wonderful thing. I think the only thing that was difficult for both Maury and myself were the sleepless nights.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

I was just going at this career - boom, boom, boom! Then all of a sudden, at 38, Oh, my God - I forgot to get married!
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

Just about any story we think about doing, whether we've read it in a newspaper, heard it on the radio or come upon it through word of mouth - by the time you get there, every other network, cable station and talk show is already racing to the scene.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

Our son is in school now. You know, he's six-and-a-half and so a big chunk of the day is taken up by school. So I'm hoping that I'll be able to certainly take him to school in the morning, maybe pick him up in the afternoon and come back to work.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

Today, especially, when there are so many stations for viewers to choose from, if they want news, they always come to CNN and that's where I wanted to be.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

We decided that you have to let the other person do whatever he or she loves, and not intrude on that. You don't have to do everything together.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

We're going to develop - what we want to do is to provide the viewers with what they want from CNN and that is the news. So when people tune in, they'll get the latest news, but they'll also get the biggest story of the day in depth, as CNN does so well.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

Well, honestly, both my husband and I tend to ignore the tabloids. We see them every once in awhile or it comes to our attention that we are in a tabloid for one reason or another. But it's always false.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

You know, I like to be competitive. I mean, it's all part of the game. But, yes, sure, I'd rather not have it. I'll go with Ted Turner on that.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist

You know, there are not only - all of the networks, and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines, newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area. I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity.
Connie Chung
#American Journalist