Barbara Walters Quotes

Motherhood is tough. If you just want a wonderful little creature to love, you can get a puppy.

As I look back, it feels to me that my life has been one long audition — an attempt to make a difference and to be accepted.

I do not want to appear on another program or climb another mountain. I want instead to sit on a sunny field and admire the very gifted women — and OK, some men too — who will be taking my place.

If it’s a woman, it’s caustic; if it’s a man, it’s authoritative. If it’s a woman it’s too pushy, if it’s a man it’s aggressive in the best sense of the word.

How do you say goodbye to something like 50 years in television? How proud when I see all the young women who are making and reporting the news. If I did anything to help make that happen, that is my legacy.

I can have respect and admiration for famous people, but I have never had a sense of fear or awe.

A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.

Parents of young children should realize that few people, and maybe no one, will find their children as enchanting as they do.

(Being a parent) is tough. If you just want a wonderful little creature to love, you can get a puppy.