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Eric Sevareid Quotes

Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.

Consultant: any ordinary guy more than fifty miles from home.

Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.

I have never quite grasped the worry about the power of the press. After all, it speaks with a thousand voices, in constant dissonance.

I'm sort of a pessimist about tomorrow and an optimist about the day after tomorrow.

Men want power in order to do something. Boys want power in order to be something.

Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

The difference between the men and the boys in politics is, and always has been, that the boys want to be something, while the men want to do something.

The most distinguished hallmark of the American society is and always has been change.