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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Plans make dreams reality. - Susan Pace-Koch

A TV licence is a licence to print money. - Roy Thomson

Human kind cannot bear very much reality. - T S Eliot

Fiction reveals the truth that reality obscures. - Jessamyn West

Ah, TV respects me. It laughs with me, not at me! - Homer Simpson

When I was your age, television was called books. - William Goldman

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. - Plutarch

Nothing is really real unless it happens on television. - Daniel J. Boorstin

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. - Jules de Gaultier

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

Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. - Philip K. Dick

When you argue with reality, you lose, but only 100% of the time. - Byron Katie

Canadian cities looked the way American cities did on television. - William Gibson

Reality is just a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs. - Lily Tomlin

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

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. - Dave Barry

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

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

Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive. - William F. Buckley, Jr.

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

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. - Yoko Ono

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

I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts. - Orson Welles

I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal. - Groucho Marx

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

The reality of professional skateboarding contests is that they're not relevant in our world. - Rob Dyrdek

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

Morality binds and blinds. It binds us into teams... but thereby makes us go blind to objective reality. - Jonathan Haidt

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

Television remote controls encourage couch potatoes to exercise their options while broadening their base. - William Arthur Ward

Dream your dream; and realize that you are more than just the dreamer, you are the point of origin for its reality. - Steve Maraboli

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

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. - Albert Einstein

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


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17-Aug-2018