ABC quotes:

  • ABC forbids political activity by journalists. -- Bill Dedman
  • The ABC's are attitude, behavior and communication skills. -- Gerald Chertavian
  • Success is that old ABC: ability, breaks and courage. -- Charles Luckman
  • Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks and courage. -- Charles Luckman
  • I just don't see ABC letting go of soaps completely. -- Michael Easton
  • Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks, and courage. -- Charles Luckman
  • Many abolitionists have yet to learn the ABC of woman's rights. -- Susan B. Anthony
  • I think it's very much a matter between Barbara Walters and ABC. -- Tom Brokaw
  • You can't get any better than TV on HBO, ABC and BBC3. -- Chris Lilley
  • Learn the ABC of science before you try to ascend to its summit. -- Ivan Pavlov
  • As for ABC you can't take it personally. We had three good years. -- Sela Ward
  • I've been very busy working on the ABC Family sitcom, 'Baby Daddy.' -- Tahj Mowry
  • Apply the ABC's of success to your life. Ask, Believe and Claim It. -- Eric Thomas
  • I play the role of Andrew Campbell on ABC Family's 'Pretty Little Liars'. -- Brandon Jones
  • I covered the first Gulf War in Saudi Arabia and Israel for ABC News. -- Leslie Cockburn
  • I did a lot of personal appearances because I was under contract to ABC. -- David Selby
  • Courtesy towards opponents and eagerness to understand their view-point is the ABC of non-violence. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • In their arrogance, ABC wanted a number-one show. They wouldnt accept losing that time slot. -- Dirk Benedict
  • ABC is owned by Disney, so it's a little more conservative than Adult Swim. Polar opposites. -- Eric Andre
  • I think the cultural programming on the ABC is one of the glories of the ABC. -- George Brandis
  • Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook recommends the ABC of serious investigation: Assume nothing, Believe nothing, and Check everything. -- Ben Aaronovitch
  • It's really actually been pretty shoddy and appalling, the amount of local content, Australian drama, on ABC TV. -- Gillian Armstrong
  • I think ABC sort of hoped I would be really like Carol Burnett. I mean literally, I think. -- Dana Carvey
  • When I made coffee and Xeroxed and distributed newspapers at ABC News, I thought my life was over. -- Katie Couric
  • With his ABC News experience, perhaps Pierre Salinger's next job could be cohosting-with Oliver Stone-a 24-hour Conspiracy Network. -- Jonathan Alter
  • I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes. -- Thomas Paine
  • I had worked at Disney since they bought the company that I had worked for, ABC in the mid-90s. -- Bob Iger
  • Where I live in Manhattan and where I work at ABC, people say 'conservative' the way people say 'child molester.' -- John Stossel
  • ABC Family is ready to get a new image for themselves, and I think 'Greek' really kind of started that change. -- Scott Michael Foster
  • In the U.S., Wikia has content sponsorships with top brands, including Blizzard Activision, Sony, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, ABC Television and others. -- Gil Penchina
  • Since I was in my early twenties, at ABC, I was always only interested in things that were not already being done. -- Barry Diller
  • If they can shut down ABC News and ABC network programming just because they don't agree on something, it makes you wonder -- Orrin Hatch
  • She said she was working for the ABC news, it was as much of the alphabet as she knew how to use. -- Elvis Costello
  • Our deep collaboration with ABC News further strengthens Yahoo! as the No. 1 online news source, greatly enhancing our already robust news content. -- Ross Levinsohn
  • I was sure 'Summer Heights High' would be a cult ABC thing; I had no idea it would be such a big hit. -- Chris Lilley
  • A guy at ABC told me to change my name and get a nose job. I said 'You get a nose job.' -- Mariska Hargitay
  • America Held Hostage won 24 Emmys for ABC News, but someone forgot to include my name on the list of people responsible for the show. -- Pierre Salinger
  • As the Batman TV series was returning to ABC for its second season in 1967, the TV bosses decided to take Catwoman into another direction......lucky for me. -- Eartha Kitt
  • Well, except for ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, New York Times, the Washington Post, and about another 100 newspapers, I find little evidence of liberal bias in the media. -- Rupert Murdoch
  • The ABC of our profession is to avoid these large abstract terms in order to try to discover behind them the only concrete realities, which are human beings. -- Marc Bloch
  • Donald Trump told ABC news that if he had Oprah as a running mate, they could easily win. Although you know who'd definitely win? Oprah WITHOUT Donald Trump. -- Jimmy Fallon
  • Call me a braggart, call me arrogant. People at ABC (and elsewhere) have called me worse. But when you need the job done on deadline, you'll call me. -- Sam Donaldson
  • The environment doesn't change that radically. You are still going to go home at night and NBC is going to be there, ABC and CBS will still be there. -- Dick Wolf
  • When I first broke through, there was only NBC, CBS and ABC, and they had news in the morning and in the evening - there wasn't no 24-hour news. -- Dick Gregory
  • It's not about 'NBC is evil.' It's about that media structure - CBS, ABC, CNN, even some of the smaller operations are now multinationals, with these extraordinarily diverse holdings. -- Keith Olbermann
  • I actually have two hats in my office; one says "network," one says "studio." Paul Lee over at ABC sent those over to us and I find it very useful. -- Gary Numan
  • I would not ever try to be a show intellectual, which I was accused of doing a while on ABC. I thought you were supposed to read the guests' books. -- Dick Cavett
  • My daughter, I'm proud to say, is senior vice president of ABC Family network. She could hire and fire me. She has hired me, but she has not fired me. -- Jessica Walter
  • Physics is nothing but the ABC's. Nature is an equation with an unknown, a Hebrew word which is written only with consonants to which reason has to add the dots. -- Johann Georg Hamann
  • I spent my entire first pay cheque from 'Cracker,' a TV show on ABC, on an Audi because my other car broke down and I needed to get to work. -- Josh Hartnett
  • I did the 1972 Sapporo Games, and I was also the Reds announcer and was folded into the NBC coverage for the 1972 World Series. I also did the 1979 World Series for ABC. -- Al Michaels
  • While Argentina, Brazil, and Chile - what in textbooks used to be called the ABC countries - seem settled into democratic politics and free market economics, the Andean countries are in disarray. -- Elliott Abrams
  • Curt Gowdy was a pioneer in our business and set the highest standards for everyone. His many contributions to ABC as host of 'American Sportsman' and other ABC Sports programs are indelible . -- George Bodenheimer
  • In Australia we have a government actively undoing what little progress had been made on climate change and stripping money from all the important institutions such as the ABC, CSIRO and SBS. -- Justine Larbalestier
  • The value of the television network is partly tradition, serving as a navigation device and as a brand. Research shows that people do know and understand ABC as a brand, like Disney. -- Anne Sweeney
  • In the past ABC has made half-hearted efforts or, worse, cosmetic efforts, to do something about news and I wasn't certain about what their real aim was - nor am I now. -- Roone Arledge
  • It's only because you can now watch cheerfully biased Fox News that you begin to realize how cheerlessly biased CNN really is - and always was. Or CBS. Or ABC. Or the BBC. -- Andrew Sullivan
  • I want everybody in the news business to think of ABC before they go any place else. If it costs us an extra few thousand dollars to do that, what does it mean? -- Roone Arledge
  • It's a big deal. ABC and MNF are a big part of NFL history, and it's going to end with the Super Bowl (on ABC). You can't say you're not looking forward to it . -- John Madden
  • My first job with a network was General Hospital, and that was ABC. I feel like I have so much history with them, that they treat their shows well and they have good, discerning taste. -- Jaime Ray Newman
  • God bless ABC. They are my knights in shining armor. I love their content. Just as a person, I'm a huge fan of 'Scandal,' I still love 'Grey's Anatomy,' and 'Resurrection' looks amazing. -- Jaime Ray Newman
  • In a two-hour interview last Friday, Bruce Jenner told ABC's Diane Sawyer, 'For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman.' At which point, Joe Biden ran in and started giving Bruce a shoulder rub. -- Jimmy Fallon
  • I would like to thank ABC for giving me the Drew Carey award. It only goes to one lucky guy with glasses a year, and gosh darn it, tonight I'm the king of the... general area. -- Greg Proops
  • I've only done two other TV shows [instead of Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll], one was Rescue Me and the other was a show called The Job, which was at ABC and only on for two seasons. -- Denis Leary
  • My first job with a network was 'General Hospital,' and that was ABC. I feel like I have so much history with them, that they treat their shows well and they have good, discerning taste. -- Jaime Ray Newman
  • Obviously we're celebrating a 36-year legacy on ABC and the end of an era, but we're also celebrating the start of a new era with this great property on ESPN. It's a bit of mixed emotions. -- George Bodenheimer
  • ABC Family is where the good stuff is at. I'm so excited to be a part of this network because they've really done a great job introducing shows that are heartfelt, exciting, and everything you'd want." -- Skyler Samuels
  • This is my third ABC show over the last four years, so we were afraid that nobody would find it. ABC was really struggling and so we just weren't very confident that it would find an audience. -- James Denton
  • Basically, after an ABC sitcom I did, I ended up with a holding deal with 20th Century Fox. Absolutely cool. It pays you to be unemployed. And the bigger the entity that gives you the deal, the better. -- Nathan Fillion
  • If you don't ask the right questions, you don't get the right answers. A question asked in the right way often points to its own answer. Asking questions is the ABC of diagnosis. Only the inquiring mind solves problems. -- Edward Hodnett
  • I am deeply honored that my team is being recognized by H.S.H. Prince Albert II and the Festival de Television de Monte-Carlo for Disney/ABC's role in creating television that inspires and captivates audiences wherever they live. -- Anne Sweeney
  • It has been wonderful to be the home port for the brave and brilliant forces of ABC News around the world and to feel every single night that you and I were in a conversation about the day together, -- Diane Sawyer
  • Reporters do decide what is news, but they don't invent it, even if they sometimes become part of the story by risking their lives in a danger zone, as in the case of ABC's Bob Woodruff and Doug Vogt. -- Rachel Sklar
  • ABC Family is really restructuring their network because there's a new kind of family, so I think they're really trying to step away from that younger audience, and they're bringing a network that can bring more to an older demographic. -- Matt Dallas
  • I was doing those roles on ABC Family late in the year, and at the same time, I was auditioning for 'Galavant.' But 'Galavant' was quite a wide casting call. I wasn't recommended or anything. It just kind of happened. -- Mallory Jansen
  • My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish. -- Flip Wilson
  • Probably my favorite job that I've ever had and probably will have - although I'm reserving judgment on Manhattan Love Story, Tuesday nights at 8:30 on ABC, because it's pretty fun so far - is Psych, which I did for four or five years. -- Kurt Fuller
  • To me, letters have always been a robust medium of sublimation. I don't remember what I was like before I learned my ABC's, but for as long as I can remember I have made them with my fingers and felt them in my bones. -- Roy Blount, Jr.
  • ABC's intelligently hilarious sitcom 'Modern Family' depicts a gay-male marriage in which both partners are refreshingly dimensional, believable human beings. The writers dare to make them flawed and thus fully delineated, but they're not flawed in the silly, stereotypical ways that once dominated such portrayals. -- Tom Shales
  • The content defines the platform, so whereas when I was working at ABC from '66 to '76, people said it was the "great wasteland." It was the least-objectionable program that succeeded. It was, if you could get behind "All in the Family," you were successful. -- Henry Blodget
  • I'm thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News. Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition started by David Brinkley, is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day. -- Christiane Amanpour
  • m thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News. Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition started by David Brinkley, is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day. -- Christiane Amanpour
  • When you are producing for ABC, you are producing for a big tent network. So when you are thinking about your story lines and characters, you are thinking about broad appeal. When you are producing for a niche interest, you are producing for a different audience. -- Anne Sweeney
  • Between work and the kids, I never see anyone anymore. I mean, when I first met with ABC last spring, and they asked me what I'd been doing lately, I said: 'Gee, I have two kids. I'm usually covered with food, wrinkled and feel guilty all the time. -- Felicity Huffman
  • While I was in college, I became a page at ABC. Suddenly I was working for Good Morning America, local news, national news. The page is the lowest rung of the ladder, and it's the also the place where you can ask any question and not feel dumb. -- Anne Sweeney
  • Wayne LaPierre once was on the ABC Sunday show, This Week with David Brinkley. He said, "You know, I think President [Bill] Clinton is comfortable with a certain level of violence because it helps him advance his agenda." This is 1990. The media, everyone lost their minds over that. -- Rush Limbaugh
  • Watching the evening news in 2011 is a strange time-travel experience. 'The CBS Evening News,' 'ABC World News' and 'NBC Nightly News' haven't changed their style over the decades, still going for that old-fashioned mix of voice-of-authority pomp and feel-good fluff. The difference is that people aren't watching. -- Rob Sheffield
  • I was fortunate enough to book a pilot, and we just got picked up for a midseason replacement for ABC. It's called 'Romantically Challenged,' and I'm going to be playing Alyssa Milano's little sister. The other actor in it is Kyle Bornheimer from 'Worst Week' - he's hilarious. -- Kelly Stables
  • But as a result of that, there was, once the show ended, there was this talk for sort of four, five months about what was going to happen, and if we were going to move to Showtime, and if we were going to be bought by ABC or whatever. -- Will Arnett
  • After four seasons of co-hosting 'Wipeout,' I have been given the opportunity to pursue new directions in my acting career, which I am very passionate about. I am extremely grateful to all those at 'Wipeout,' Endemol and ABC, who have been so supportive of me through these years. -- Jill Wagner
  • When I was working upon the ABC books, I wanted to show different ways that mainstream comics could viably have gone, that they didn't have to follow 'Watchmen' and the other 1980s books down this relentlessly dark route. It was never my intention to start a trend for darkness. I'm not a particularly dark individual. -- Alan Moore
  • I shot a pilot for ABC, which I'm a bit confused about what the actual title is - I heard it was called 'Chosen.' It's directed by Roland Emmerich - the master of disaster himself - and it's his idea and concept for the show that's a supernatural thriller about good and evil set in contemporary modern day New York. -- Linus Roache
  • I'm the one who often makes the 'Murder, She Wrote' reference, and ABC hates that, they don't want me to do that. And I say that having never actually watched 'Murder, She Wrote'. I think people have been trying to compare it to crime shows that are on right now, and all I can do is listen. I don't watch a lot of TV. -- Nathan Fillion