That’s All Falks!

Winner of 4 Emmys for his cigar-chomping role as scruffy-haired, mac-wearing Columbo

Tribute to Peter Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011)





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Reality continues to ruin my life. - Bill Watterson

All our separate fictions add up to joint reality. - Stanislaw Lec

Kids don't remember their best day of television. - Unknown

Sex on television can't hurt you - unless you fall off. - Unknown

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. - Albert Einstein

Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be. - Jack Welch

Bed is like the womb, only drier and with better TV reception. - Linda Richman

Fearful as reality is, it is less fearful than evasions of reality. - Caitlin Thomas

TV is simply a place where people go when they get tired of thinking. - Kevin Devitte

Television has brought back murder into the home... where it belongs. - Alfred Hitchcock

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense. - Tom Clancy

So long as there's a jingle in your head, television isn't free. - Jason Love

Getting an award from TV is like being kissed by someone with bad breath. - Mason Williams

The reality is you either step into the future, or you become a dinosaur. - M Shadows

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. - Philip K. Dick

We have art so that we do not die of reality. Reality is too much with us. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it. - Lloyd Alexander

You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. - Ayn Rand

In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows. - Woody Allen

If it weren't for electricity, we'd all be watching television by candlelight. - George Gobel

It takes hunger, tenacity and commitment to see a dream through until it becomes a reality. - John C Maxwell

So many people are on television that don't know me, and they're like experts on me. - Donald Trump

You said you have a dream. Make your wonderful dream a reality, and it will become your truth. - Pokemon

The masses are in reality their own leaders, dialectically creating their own development process. - Rosa Luxemburg

I chose the Egyptian dream: the dream to make a TV show, and then be called an infidel by the end. - Bassem Youssef

Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination than in reality. - Seneca

You go to your TV to turn your brain off. You go to the computer when you want to turn your brain on. - Steve Jobs

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison - if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight. - Milton Berle

If I don't work, I'll be sitting on the couch watching TV, eating popcorn and getting like a cow. - Celia Cruz

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. - Simone Weil

The past exists only in our memories,
The future only in our plans.
The present is our only reality. - Robert Pirsig

There is no way you can get people to believe you on screen if they know who you really are through television. - Jack Nicholson

Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration. - Niccolo Machiavelli

All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike - and yet it is the most precious thing we have. - Albert Einstein

One supreme fact which I have discovered is that it is not willpower but imagination that creates. Imagination creates reality. - Richard Wagner

We pick politicians by how they look on TV and Miss America on where she stands on the issues. Isn't that a little backwards? - Jay Leno

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. - R Buckminster Fuller

I put my air conditioner in backwards. It got cold outside. The weatherman on TV was confused. "It was supposed to be hot today." - Steven Wright

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it. - Malcolm X

Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism. - Germaine Greer


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18-Jan-2019