Top 10 Quotes by Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite

Let us hear the peal of a new international liberty bell that calls us all to the creation of a system of enforceable world law in which the universal desire for peace can place its hopeand prayers.

Walter Cronkite
I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great, important men have quit to spend time with their families who spent any more time with their family. Probably less.
Walter Cronkite

The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast, which would not have been twice as good as the half-hour newscast, but many times as good.

Walter Cronkite
The invasion of Iraq was illegal from the start.
Walter Cronkite

We've got a great percentage of our population that, to our great shame, either cannot or, equally unfortunate, will not read. And that portion of our public is growing. Those people are suckers for the demagogue.

Walter Cronkite
I've gone from the most trusted man in America to one of the most debated.
Walter Cronkite

Dan Rather and I just aren't especially chummy. Walter Cronkit

Walter Cronkite
In all my years as a news commentator I was never once, able to tell the truth, about anything.
Walter Cronkite

We're an ignorant nation right now. We're not really capable, I do not think, the majority of our people, of making the decisions that have to be made at election time and particularly in the selection of their legislatures and their Congress and the presidency, of course. I don't think we're bright enough to do the job that would preserve our democracy, our republic. I think we're in serious danger.

Walter Cronkite
America's health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system. Walter Cronkit