The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary telegraph is like a very long cat. You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles. The wireless is the same, only without the cat.
- Albert Einstein Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes
To watch an American on a beach or crowding into a subway, or buying a theater ticket, or sitting at home with his radio on, tells you something about one aspect of the American character the capacity to withstand a great deal of outside interference, so to speak a willing acceptance of frenzy which though its never self-conscious, amounts o a willingness to let other people have and assert their own lively, and even offensive, character. They are a tough race in this.
- Alistair Cooke Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes
Radio wasn't outside our lives. It coincided with and helped to shape our childhood and adolescence. As we slogged toward maturity, it also grew up and turned into television, leaving behind, like dead skin, transistorized talk-radio and nonstop music....
- Vincent Canby Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes