33 Total Quotes

Pat Sajak Quotes

The most important political task facing the out-of-power party - the Democrats for now - is creating a villain to run against. It's certainly easier than developing some grand new ideas or policies on which to campaign.
Pat Sajak
#American Entertainer Quotes #Democrats

Baseball fans west of New York City might hate the Yankees, but Yankee-hating is a good thing for the sport. Stadiums sell out, ratings go up and a team's own shortcomings can be blamed on someone else.
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#Baseball

A celebrity has just as much right to speak out as people who hold real jobs. This is America, after all, and you should not be precluded from voicing your opinions just because you sing songs, mouth other peoples' words on a sitcom or, for that matter, spin a giant multi-colored wheel on a game show.
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#America

Sometimes you just stumble into something that works, and here I am a quarter of a century later.
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#American Entertainer Quotes

I'm talking about O.J. Simpson. As he prowls the nation's golf courses searching for the real murderers of his ex-wife, let us not forget that it was the Simpson saga that taught TV news directors an important lesson: a Big Story can generate big numbers and big profits.
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#Golf

It seems there is something about anonymity which brings out the worst in us. If you doubt that, come with me into the often-weird world of Internet chat rooms and message boards.
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#Doubt

There is a certain comfort in waking up and finding that Michael Jackson is still the Big Story. At least it tells you that nothing horrible has happened in the world that would force them to move on to real news.
Pat Sajak
#American Entertainer Quotes #Comfort

I suspect most self-described 18-year-old Scandinavian women named Inga who collect and wear string bikinis are, in reality, more likely to be middle-aged, pot-bellied guys named Lou who collect and wear string cheese.
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#Self

I guess I can be moderately amusing at times, but the idea of standing up in front of 200 people with beers is just too frightening.
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#American Entertainer Quotes #People

I wouldn't be surprised to learn that Clinton cost John Kerry more votes than he gained for him whenever they appeared together. Imagine being part of a crowd enraptured by the presence of Bill Clinton, and then having to listen to a speech by John Kerry!
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#American Entertainer Quotes

I'm more concerned about members of Congress being drug-free than I am about members of the Yankees or Giants.
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#American Entertainer Quotes #Congress

Political pornography is not unlike the sexual kind: difficult to define, but you know it when you see it.
Pat Sajak
#American Entertainer Quotes #Pornography

The rhetoric has become so super-heated that, sadly, I find myself having fewer and fewer political discussions these days. And while I miss the spirited give-and-take, when Supreme Court Justices become worse than Hitler and when those who vote a certain way do so because they're idiots, it's time to talk about the weather.
Pat Sajak
#Rhetoric

That's the trouble with trying to influence an undecided voter. First you have to find one.
Pat Sajak
#American Entertainer Quotes #Influence

We seem to be irrevocably stuck in an age of 365/24/7 politics. Battle lines are never erased and swords are never sheathed. Minds are made up, and they stay that way.
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#Age And Aging

If I went in to pitch this show to a network, I would be laughed out of the room,
Pat Sajak
#Laughter

When you're on local TV in LA, in a way you're auditioning every night, because producers are sitting at home watching the news in their underwear like everybody else, ... Merv called and said, 'I'm doing a game show.' I said, 'Well, maybe.'
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#Home

It's fairly low-key: 'Hey, it's Pat,' ... I can still shop and go on with my life.
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#Life

[It looks like] Wheel of Fortune ... as likely to run for political office as I am, which is not at all likely.
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#Fortune

This is a tough time for our men and women, and they are doing some tough work, and not always with universal appreciation for what they are doing. This is our way of reminding Americans of the great work they do and our way of showing a little appreciation and, hopefully, spreading a little money their way.
Pat Sajak
#Men

Anyone who has seen me spin that heavy, giant wheel on television knows that I'm not a steroid user.
Pat Sajak
#American Entertainer Quotes #Television

It seems to me we have been in a rhetorical arms race in this country, with each side unwilling to lay down its weapons for fear - usually justified - the other side would beat them to a pulp.
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#American Entertainer Quotes #Country