Jim Lehrer Quotes

Top 38 wise famous quotes and sayings by Jim Lehrer

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Jim Lehrer quotes: Let me be clear: Despite Roger Clemens' statements to the contrary, I never injected Roger Clemens, or anyone else, with lidocaine or B-12. Let me be clear: Despite Roger Clemens' statements to the contrary, I never injected Roger Clemens, or anyone else, with lidocaine or B-12.
Jim Lehrer quotes: In order to reduce the deficit, there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. In order to reduce the deficit, there has to be revenue in addition to cuts.
Jim Lehrer quotes: Most of the stories I have covered in 45 years have been gray stories. Most of the stories I have covered in 45 years have been gray stories.
Jim Lehrer quotes: A debate has one purpose, one purpose only, and that is to facilitate the exchange of ideas directly between two candidates, and that's it. A debate has one purpose, one purpose only, and that is to facilitate the exchange of ideas directly between two candidates, and that's it.
Jim Lehrer quotes: My conscience is clear. My conscience is clear.
Jim Lehrer quotes: I'm not in the being-annoyed business. I'm not in the being-annoyed business.
Jim Lehrer quotes: I started as a print reporter. I started as a print reporter.
Jim Lehrer quotes: If we're going to have debates, let's have real debates. If we're going to have debates, let's have real debates.
Jim Lehrer quotes: The shouting and opinion and jokes don't exist if there isn't first a story. The shouting and opinion and jokes don't exist if there isn't first a story.
Jim Lehrer quotes: As I say, I'm a discourse advocate. What form it comes is less important to me than the fact that there is discourse. As I say, I'm a discourse advocate. What form it comes is less important to me than the fact that there is discourse.
Jim Lehrer quotes: There are very few really stark black and white stories. There are very few really stark black and white stories.
Jim Lehrer quotes: I'm not in the judgment part of journalism. I'm not in the judgment part of journalism.
Jim Lehrer quotes: Not everyone can be relaxed or comfortable enough to seriously listen to the (debate or interview) answers. Not everyone can be relaxed or comfortable enough to seriously listen to the (debate or interview) answers.
Jim Lehrer quotes: In television there are only about 12 people who do what I do. In television there are only about 12 people who do what I do.
Jim Lehrer quotes: I'm a journalist and that's what I do. I'm a journalist and that's what I do.
Jim Lehrer quotes: The death rate among Marines in Iraq has been more than double that of the other services. The death rate among Marines in Iraq has been more than double that of the other services.
Jim Lehrer quotes: There's always a germ of truth in just about everything. There's always a germ of truth in just about everything.
Jim Lehrer quotes: I believe an invitation from the Commission on Presidential Debates is similar to a draft notice - a civic responsibility. I believe an invitation from the Commission on Presidential Debates is similar to a draft notice - a civic responsibility.
Jim Lehrer quotes: A skill required to be president is to explain to the American people any given thing they do. A skill required to be president is to explain to the American people any given thing they do.
Jim Lehrer quotes: I'm a gatekeeper, and the gatekeepers all used to be mostly old, white men. I'm a gatekeeper, and the gatekeepers all used to be mostly old, white men.
Jim Lehrer quotes: My Marine experience helped shape who I am now personally and professionally, and I am grateful for that on an almost daily basis. My Marine experience helped shape who I am now personally and professionally, and I am grateful for that on an almost daily basis.
Jim Lehrer quotes: Those who know me know I won't hesitate to turn around and point someone out. Those who know me know I won't hesitate to turn around and point someone out.
Jim Lehrer quotes: I have no reason to lie and every reason not to. If I do lie, I will be prosecuted. I have no reason to lie and every reason not to. If I do lie, I will be prosecuted.
Jim Lehrer quotes: I came from a family of Marines into the family of Marines. I came from a family of Marines into the family of Marines.
Jim Lehrer quotes: I'm in the civil discourse business. I think it takes all kinds. And more power to everybody. I'm in the civil discourse business. I think it takes all kinds. And more power to everybody.
Jim Lehrer quotes: Make no mistake: When I told Senator Mitchell that I injected Roger Clemens with performance-enhancing drugs, I told the truth. Make no mistake: When I told Senator Mitchell that I injected Roger Clemens with performance-enhancing drugs, I told the truth.
Jim Lehrer quotes: In my case, I was covering politics in Texas as a newspaper man in the 1960's. In my case, I was covering politics in Texas as a newspaper man in the 1960's.
Jim Lehrer quotes: My own view, there is a need for and a demonstrated need for more journalism now than there ever has been. My own view, there is a need for and a demonstrated need for more journalism now than there ever has been.
Jim Lehrer quotes: You want to see an angry person? Let me hear a cell phone go off. You want to see an angry person? Let me hear a cell phone go off.
Jim Lehrer quotes: No two people see things the same way. No two people see things the same way.