Quotes from Philo
“This has made it all worthwhile.” (The live televised first step by Neil Armstrong on the moon.)
–The Boy Who Invented Television – Auth. Paul Schatzkin
“There’s nothing on it worthwhile, and we’re not going to watch it in this household, and I don’t want it in your intellectual diet.” (to his son, on television)
-The Boy Who Invented Television and Kent Farnsworth
“The damned thing works!” (telegram, on the first successful television broadcast)
Quotes about Philo
“If it weren’t for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we’d still be eating frozen radio dinners.”
I wish there was a knob on the TV so you could turn up the intelligence. They got one marked “brightness” but it don’t work, does it?
-Leo Anthony Gallagher
I find television to be very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book.
They say that ninety percent of TV is junk. But, ninety percent of everything is junk.