46 Total Quotes

Katie Couric Quotes

Today ... sort of the symbol of journalism in this war.
Katie Couric
#Journalism

I know it's the worst kept secret in America, but I'm going to be working on the CBS evening news and '60 Minutes', and I'm very excited about it.
Katie Couric
#America

I feel like a human piñata, ... The disappointing thing is, no candy is going to spill out.
Katie Couric
#Candy

Some gay rights activists have said that some conservative political organizations like the Christian Coalition, the Family Research Council and Focus on the Family are contributing to this anti-homosexual atmosphere by having an ad campaign saying if you are a homosexual you can change your orientation. That prompts people to say, 'If I meet someone who's homosexual, I'm going to take action to try to convince them or try to harm them.' Do you believe that such groups are contributing to this climate?
Katie Couric
#Conservative

If I hear the word 'perky' again, I'll puke.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

I could announce one morning that the world was going to blow up in three hours and people would be calling in about my hair!
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

I can tell you with complete honesty that my relationship with Matt hasn't changed at all. We like and care about each other.
Katie Couric
#Honesty

Sometimes you give money and you never quite know where it goes to, but in this case you really see what you've done, and it's a great sense of accomplishment,
Katie Couric
#Money

Obviously, people in Texas have big hearts,
Katie Couric
#People

Many White House photo-ops are staged events, but did the most recent one go too far? President Bush held a video conference on Thursday with U.S. troops in Iraq. But some eyebrows were raised by what came over the satellite beforehand: A Pentagon aide rehearsing the soldiers' answers. We'll have more on that just ahead.
Katie Couric
#Events

There's been a lot of things out there; I don't know where people are getting them, but I wanted to let you all know that so we didn't have to play games with this call, because there's really nothing to announce and nothing to report.
Katie Couric
#People

I know there's a great deal of speculation, and while I appreciate the interest, kind of, my contract ends in May and I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do. I'm fortunate to have a couple of opportunities to think long and hard about.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist #Interest

I would hate to have that sort of like tabloid aspect of it or the relationship or anything overshadow, you know, what I think is really Kevin's best movie -- and probably mine, too,
Katie Couric
#Hate

I beg. I call. I badger. I cajole. Part of the secret is everyone has fun and that's really motivating.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist #Fun

Joining CBS is a unique opportunity that came at the right time for me. I'm thrilled to become part of the rich tradition of CBS News.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

I don't know the vast majority of you personally, and it may sound kind of corny, but I really feel as if we've become friends through the years. And you've been with me during a lot of good times and some very difficult ones. I can't tell you how grateful I am.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist #Majority

I feel like a human pi–ata, ... The disappointing thing is, no candy is going to spill out.
Katie Couric
#Candy

Co-host David Gregory, subbing for Matt Lauer then piped in: ÊKatie the President is making his third trip this morning to the hurricane zone but it's really it's first detailed look at New Orleans. He, of course, has taken a major political hit through all of this.
Katie Couric
#New Orleans

A lot people I know - it drives them crazy when they're watching, to see the people with their signs and waving, but there's something that's very inclusive about it.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

All three networks have always had a morning show but now cable of course is taking some of that audience away and a variety of other things, probably the Internet as well.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

And I've always - the competition is one aspect of the job, but I think if you're too busy worrying about the competition, you don't focus enough on what you're doing.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

And that is, in an increasingly fragmented society - I'm getting a little bit esoteric here - people like routine, people like familiarity.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

And they like being able to turn on the television day in and day out to see someone that they know and they feel comfortable with and trust hopefully and respect even.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

At least for me personally, I've always tried to do a really good job every day, with each interview, and treat each interview seriously, and make the person I'm speaking with feel comfortable, hopefully make it an ideal experience.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

But of course when people watch morning television, Terry, it's a very different animal. You know, they're running around, they're getting their kids ready for school, they're probably doing eight million things, they're brushing their teeth.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

But, you know, they don't enjoy the dinner hour together. It's just not as much of a ritual at night and it's interesting. I think the ritual is taking place perhaps more in the morning.
Katie Couric
#American Journalist

He was always sort of a scrappy little kid wasn't he? A bit of a fighter?
Katie Couric
#American Journalist