I want to say that probably 24 hours after I told CBS that I was stepping down at my 65th birthday, I was already regretting it. And I regretted it every day since.

-Walter Cronkite
Walter Cronkite

The perils of duck hunting are great - especially for the duck. Walter Cron

Walter Cronkite
We've always known you can gain circulation or viewers by cheapening the product, and now you're finding the bad driving out the good.
Walter Cronkite

Television... is not a substitute for print.

Walter Cronkite
Justice was born outside the home and a long way from it; and it has never been adopted there
Walter Cronkite

It seems now more certain than ever that the bloody experience of Vietnam is to end in a stalemate,

Walter Cronkite
The daily coverage of the Vietnamese battlefield helped convince the American public that the carnage was not worth the candle.
Walter Cronkite

An incredible reporter and a great writer, but he had a terrible stutter, a terrible stutter.

Walter Cronkite
Never before probably has the need for interfaith commitment been nearly as great as it is at this very moment.
Walter Cronkite

I think he's terrific. I've always had a great appreciation of his ability. And I would rather like to see him stay on the job there.

Walter Cronkite
A handful of us determine what will be on the evening news broadcasts, or, for that matter, in the New York Times or Washington Post or Wall Street Journal. Indeed it is a handful of us with this awesome power.And those [news stories] available to us already have been culled and re-culled by persons far outside our control.