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Walter Annenberg Quotes


An American publisher, philanthropist, and diplomat.
(1908 - 2002)

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Accomplish something every day of your life.
 

Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life.
[Adversity]
 

All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.
 

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

Don't worry about it. Babe Ruth struck out on occasion, too.
 

Everybody around the world wants to send their kids to our universities. But nobody wants to send their kids here to public school.
 

Few things are as essential as education.
 

God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender.
 

I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.
 

I didn't feel the Depression at all. I always had a pocketful of money.
 

I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.
 

I have very little respect for Nancy Reagan. There is something about her that is very petty.
 

I shall participate, I shall contribute, and in so doing, I will be the gainer.
 

I thought Nixon was getting ganged up on, but when I heard the tapes, I was shocked and terribly saddened.
 

I'd heard he was good, and what the hell sense does it make not to hire somebody because of their color?
 

In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
 

It is not easy to find something that will intrigue and bind your interest and enthusiasm. This you must seek for yourself.
 

It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.
 

Live rich, die poor; never make the mistake of doing it the other way round.
 

Many activities and team play participation will give you a training that will prove invaluable later on in life.
[Activities]
 


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