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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Precision is not reality. - Henri Matisse

Reality continues to ruin my life. - Bill Watterson

A hallucination is a species of reality. - Terence McKenna

Television has raised writing to a new low. - Samuel Goldwyn

In television blood is thicker than talent. - Gerald F Lieberman

We suffer more often in imagination than in reality. - Seneca

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

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare. - Fred Allen

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

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

Television is called a medium because anything good on it is rare. - Fred Allen

Reality: The leading cause of stress among those in touch with it. - Lily Tomlin

When your wife asks what's on TV, dust is not the right answer. - Unknown

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. - Soren Kierkegaard

Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television. - David Letterman

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

I think Les Moonves is the most highly overrated person in television. - Donald Trump

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

It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit. - William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Design is about discipline and reality, not about fantasy beyond reality. - Albert Hadley

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

I wanted this to be a movie on TV so I could press the off button and make it all go away. - Michelle Rowen

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. - Irish Murdoch

Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object. - Laurence J Peter

I have had my television aerials removed. It is the moral equivalent of a prostate operation. - Malcolm Muggeridge

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. - Richard P Feynman

Every video I'm in, every magazine cover, they stretch you, they make you perfect. It's not real life. - Lady Gaga

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

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners. - Johnny Carson

Remembering is a gift - a silent gift, because it roots us in reality while at the same time pointing us towards eternity. - Raphael Anzenberger

Indians are the second largest population in the world, but we're invisible on TV - everything is either black or white. - Russell Peters

Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me. - Jimmy Breslin

Man alone has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true. - Napoleon Hill

It's not easy to juggle a pregnant wife and a troubled child, but somehow I managed to squeeze in eight hours of TV a day. - Homer Simpson

The perfect date for me would be staying at home, making a big picnic in bed, eating Wotsits and cookies while watching cable TV. - Kim Kardashian

One night I walked home very late and fell asleep in somebody's satellite dish. My dreams were showing up on TV's all over the world. - Steven Wright

More people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting. - Stephen Covey

I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on national television would actually make me more popular, especially with the younger generation. - Donald Trump


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10-Jul-2020