Quotations by Walter Annenberg

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Born: Friday, March 13, 1908
Died: Tuesday, October 1, 2002 (94 years old)
Profession: Businessman
Nationality: American


Accomplish something every day of your life.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Life, Day)

Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Life, Time, Adversity, Testing, Tests)

All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Deeds, Measure, Respect)

Carter's done a lot more good since he's been out of the White House than when he was in it.
- Walter Annenberg

Don't worry about it. Babe Ruth struck out on occasion, too.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Worry)

Everybody around the world wants to send their kids to our universities. But nobody wants to send their kids here to public school.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Kids, Public, School, World)

Few things are as essential as education.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Education)

God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: God, Strength, Fight, Surrender, Temptations)

I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Compromise, Independence)

I didn't feel the Depression at all. I always had a pocketful of money.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Money, Depression)

I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Character, Want)

I have very little respect for Nancy Reagan. There is something about her that is very petty.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Respect)

I shall participate, I shall contribute, and in so doing, I will be the gainer.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Will)

I thought Nixon was getting ganged up on, but when I heard the tapes, I was shocked and terribly saddened.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Thought, Nixon)

I'd heard he was good, and what the hell sense does it make not to hire somebody because of their color?
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Hell, Sense)

In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Education, College, Lady, Today, World)

It is not easy to find something that will intrigue and bind your interest and enthusiasm. This you must seek for yourself.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Enthusiasm, Interest, Will)

It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Financial, Cause)

Live rich, die poor; never make the mistake of doing it the other way round.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Mistake, Poor)

Many activities and team play participation will give you a training that will prove invaluable later on in life.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Life, Participation, Play, Training, Will)

My country has been very good to me; I must be good to my country.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Country)

My success? Being born the son of Moses Annenberg.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Success, Son, Being)

Never buy four C-plus paintings when you can buy one A.
- Walter Annenberg

Our blood will turn from red to blue, although our money is but new.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Money, Blood, Will)

People who think about art as an investment are pathetic.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Art, People, Investment)

Some people find an interest in making money, and though they appear to be slaving, many actually enjoy every minute of their work.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Work, Money, People, Interest)

The greatest happiness comes from being vitally interested in something that excites all your energies.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Happiness, Being)

The greatest power is not money power, but political power.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Money, Power)

The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Character, Ability)

Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Work, Vacation)

TV is like theater. You can't enjoy it without a program.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Theater)

Unless young blacks are brought into the mainstream of economic life, they will continue to be on the curbstone.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Life, Will)

What matters is that you are doing what you think is right based on the standards which you hold.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Right)

When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Boredom, Laziness)

You will not be satisfied unless you are contributing something to or for the benefit of others.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Will)

Your Majesty, I took the liberty because I was so desirous of visiting alone with you for a few minutes before the rest of the other peasants arrived.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Liberty, Rest)







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