13 Total Quotes

Peter Jennings Quotes

I was not running away from anything when I left Canada. ... I didn't come to America for economic opportunity, although I have certainly enjoyed it. But every fourth Thursday of November, I have given thanks ... because America has been virtually everything I hoped it would be.
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#America

I've always been very zealous about not invading other people's private spaces.
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#Privacy

I think audiences, in times of trouble and good times, look for people on television who are basic, don't have airs, don't hype themselves.
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#Audiences

The worse things got around me the cooler I tend to be, ... I tend to focus very hard under pressure.
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#Focus

When you think about the events that we've been through, from the fall of the Berlin Wall to, I guess you'd say, 9/11 being the culmination at the end of that, of that scope, what extraordinary changes there have been.
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#Events

Using Iraqi government figures, which we cannot verify - they may be high or they may be low, we do not know - almost 700 civilians have been killed in the country since the U.S. invaded.
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#Government

If you tailor your news viewing so that you only get one point of view, well of course you're going to think somebody else has got a different point of view, and it may be wrong.
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#News

He rearranged the show, while we were on air, he rearranged our travel plans while in the air, he even tried to arrange our personal lives, ... What Would Peter Do?
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#Travel

Some people continue to pretend that anchor people are reporters.
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#People

I have a lot to learn from them, and 'living' is the key word.
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#Living

I can't imagine that we would do anything radical about our coverage in the immediate future. The story has a whole new dimension with this measure of sovereignty, which is going to make this a really interesting story between now and the election.
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#Future

Without him, I find myself stumbling and in the dark. Loving him so much and not having him with me is the hardest thing I've ever done.
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#Hardest Thing

Now, ladies and gentlemen, I'm going to play for you the Duke Ellington classic 'Take the Train' eh?
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#Train