Lowell Bergman quotes

  • You know, when people talk about filmmaking and the techniques of filmmaking, we use them all the time in network television news in order to make our stories simpler, tighter and more understandable to the general public.
    -- Lowell Bergman

    #Order #People #Technique

  • The fact that wealthy people or people from privileged backgrounds may wind up in a violent terrorist organization is not new.
    -- Lowell Bergman

    #Wind #Organization #People

  • When you have an attorney giving you advice, it would be nice to know what their financial relationship is to the advice.
    -- Lowell Bergman

    #Nice #Giving #Advice

  • I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change.

  • The Obama administration has issued numerous orders essentially suspending deportations, prompting a major spike in illegal crossings.

  • There's the South Pole, said Christopher Robin, and I expect there's an East Pole and a West Pole, though people don't like talking about them.

  • Often we want people to pray for us and help us, but we always defeat our object when we look too much to them and lean upon them. The true secret of union is for both to look upon God, and in the act of looking past themselves to Him they are unconsciously united.

  • People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.

  • Money has no color. If you can build a better mousetrap, it won't matter whether you're black or white. People will buy it.

  • I prefer the earlier birth control techniques, which ranged from the delicious (using honey as a spermicide) to the aerobic (jumping backward seven times after coitus).

  • Stillness as a technique is still really captivating to me.

  • What the problem was was this colossal redundancy, the squandering of brilliant technique on cheap material, ...

  • It's an ancient technique known as lying, Khouri.

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