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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: When you're interviewing someone, you're in control. When you're being interviewed, you think you're in When you're interviewing someone, you're in control. When you're being interviewed, you think you're in control, but you're not. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I didn't get ahead by sleeping with people. Girls, take heart! I didn't get ahead by sleeping with people. Girls, take heart! — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: For Castro, freedom starts with education. And if literacy alone were the yardstick, Cuba would For Castro, freedom starts with education. And if literacy alone were the yardstick, Cuba would rank as one of the freest nations on Earth. The literacy rate is 96 percent. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the world from I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the world from one good Washington dinner party than from all the background information NBC piles on my desk. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Brad Paisley: I get to cry to Barbara Walters, when things don't go my way. I'll get I get to cry to Barbara Walters, when things don't go my way. I'll get community service no matter which laws I break. — Brad Paisley
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Khalid Yasin: Let's not ask Barbara Walters about how Muslim women feel. Let's not ask Tom Brokaw Let's not ask Barbara Walters about how Muslim women feel. Let's not ask Tom Brokaw how Muslim women feel. Let's not ask CNN, ABC, FOX, The London Times, or the Australia Times. Let's not ask non-Muslims how Muslim women feel, how they live, what are their principles, and what are their challenges. If you want to be fair, ask a Muslim woman. Ask my wife. Ask my mother. Ask a Muslim woman who knows her religion, who has a relationship with her Creator, who is stable in her society, understands her responsibilities. Ask her. — Khalid Yasin
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Terry Wogan: A talk show is about having a look at a famous face, a bit of A talk show is about having a look at a famous face, a bit of stand-up comedy, knockabout stuff - an interview is what Barbara Walters or Connie Chung does in the States, in-depth, done properly. — Terry Wogan
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: But for Muslims, everything that they don't have on earth is what they get in But for Muslims, everything that they don't have on earth is what they get in heaven. They can drink, they can have sex. All of the forbidden pleasures on earth, you can have in paradise. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Politics ... is the hottest, most dangerous subject in the land. It's not only a Politics ... is the hottest, most dangerous subject in the land. It's not only a conversation-wrecker, it's a friendship-wrecker, a family-wrecker, a job-wrecker, a future-wrecker. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I think most working relationships could benefit by excluding personal matters from the office chatter. I think most working relationships could benefit by excluding personal matters from the office chatter. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Most of us have trouble juggling. The woman who says she doesn't is someone whom Most of us have trouble juggling. The woman who says she doesn't is someone whom I admire but have never met. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: The news media in general are liberal. If you want to be a reporter, you The news media in general are liberal. If you want to be a reporter, you are going to see poverty and misery, and you have to be involved in the human condition. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Life sometimes brings enormous difficulties and challenges that seem just too hard to bear. But Life sometimes brings enormous difficulties and challenges that seem just too hard to bear. But bear them you can, and bear them you will, and your life can have a purpose. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time. One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Robert B. Parker: They are more inclined to think you're innocent if you sound like Barbara Walters," Rita They are more inclined to think you're innocent if you sound like Barbara Walters," Rita said.
"You think Barbara would be a good date?"
"Oh, oink," Rita said. — Robert B. Parker
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, at the same time people are becoming increasingly spiritual. The success of the Da Vinci code - even though it was a great yawn - also showed people's interest in religion. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: The aging process seems to strike first at the mechanism which warns that we have The aging process seems to strike first at the mechanism which warns that we have been talking too much and the listener is growing restless. The signal isn't perfect at any age - drink, for instance, throws it right out of kilter - but it is almost non-existent in old people. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: To excel is to reach your own highest dream. But you must also help others, To excel is to reach your own highest dream. But you must also help others, where and when you can, to reach theirs. Personal gain is empty if you do not feel you have positively touched another's life. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Every genius I have met could be classified as crazy by most people. They possess Every genius I have met could be classified as crazy by most people. They possess the highest level of sanity that us people find difficult to understand and accept. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: New York is a galaxy of adventure at once elegant, exciting and bizarre. It's a New York is a galaxy of adventure at once elegant, exciting and bizarre. It's a city that moves so fast, it takes energy just to stand still. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of more compassion and a world of more humanity, and to believe in the basic goodness of man. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Homogeneity is much to be admired - in milk, for instance - but not for Homogeneity is much to be admired - in milk, for instance - but not for parties. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: A job is not a career. I think I started out with a job. It A job is not a career. I think I started out with a job. It turned into a career and changed my life. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Motherhood is tough. If you just want a wonderful little creature to love, you can Motherhood is tough. If you just want a wonderful little creature to love, you can get a puppy. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I happen to disagree with the well-entrenched theory that the art of conversation is merely I happen to disagree with the well-entrenched theory that the art of conversation is merely the art of being a good listener. Such advice invites people to be cynical with one another and full of fake; when a conversation becomes a monologue, poked along with tiny cattle-prod questions, it isn't a conversation any more. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: This is what I tell, especially young women, fight the big fights. Don't fight the This is what I tell, especially young women, fight the big fights. Don't fight the little fight ... Be the first one in, be the last one out. Do your homework, choose your battles. Don't whine, and don't be the one who complains about everything. Fight the big fight. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I'm a wonderful editor. That's what I do best. I know exactly what I want. I'm a wonderful editor. That's what I do best. I know exactly what I want. If I have to decide whether to wear the red dress or the blue dress or what should I have said, I am constantly changing my mind. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Although I myself don't go to church or synagogue, I do, whether it's superstition or Although I myself don't go to church or synagogue, I do, whether it's superstition or whatever, pray every time I get on a plane. I just automatically do it. I say the same thing every time. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Parents of young children should realize that few people, and maybe no one, will find Parents of young children should realize that few people, and maybe no one, will find their children as enchanting as they do. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Isaac Asimov: I was once being interviewed by Barbara Walters ... In between two of the segments I was once being interviewed by Barbara Walters ... In between two of the segments she asked me ... "But what would you do if the doctor gave you only six months to live?" I said, "Type faster. — Isaac Asimov
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Tom T. Hall: If Barbara Walters was interviewing me, I'd figure her career was as dead as mine! If Barbara Walters was interviewing me, I'd figure her career was as dead as mine! — Tom T. Hall
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I find very often people like to confront rumors. It depends on how much they I find very often people like to confront rumors. It depends on how much they trust you. And you have to have a line between what is tasteful and what isn't. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: It's a fact that it is much more comfortable to be in the position of It's a fact that it is much more comfortable to be in the position of the person who has been offended than to be the unfortunate cause of it. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Celebrities used to be found in clusters, like oysters - and with much the same Celebrities used to be found in clusters, like oysters - and with much the same defensive mechanisms. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: First of all, the Jewish religion has a great deal in common with the Christian First of all, the Jewish religion has a great deal in common with the Christian religion because, as Rabbi Gillman points out in the show, Christianity is based on Judaism. Christ was Jewish. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: When your child is in trouble, the first thing you do is blame yourself. When your child is in trouble, the first thing you do is blame yourself. — Barbara Walters
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Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: The origin of a modern party is anthropological: humans meet and share food to lower The origin of a modern party is anthropological: humans meet and share food to lower hostility between them and indicate friendship. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna - or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: People sinking into self-pity and depression are dreary, but they can't get out of it People sinking into self-pity and depression are dreary, but they can't get out of it by themselves. So every now and then, just sit there and listen, and listen, and listen. You're paying your membership dues in the human race. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Most attractive males talk to most attractive women as if they were Rotarians comparing sales Most attractive males talk to most attractive women as if they were Rotarians comparing sales percentages in Des Moines. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval. A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: A Hot Fudge Sundae and a trashy novel is my idea of heaven. A Hot Fudge Sundae and a trashy novel is my idea of heaven. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: A woman can do anything. She can be traditionally feminine and that's all right; she A woman can do anything. She can be traditionally feminine and that's all right; she can work, she can stay at home; she can be aggressive; she can be passive; she can be any way she wants with a man. But whenever there are the kinds of choices there are today, unless you have some solid base, life can be frightening. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn't pronounce my R's. I wasn't a beauty. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Tom Brokaw: I think it's very much a matter between Barbara Walters and ABC. I think it's very much a matter between Barbara Walters and ABC. — Tom Brokaw
Barbara Walters Sayings By Jane Pauley: Well, every now and then I would hear the preposterous notion that that Jane Pauley Well, every now and then I would hear the preposterous notion that that Jane Pauley sounds like Barbara Walters. Like I could if I tried? — Jane Pauley
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Most old people ... are disheartened to be living in the ailing house of their Most old people ... are disheartened to be living in the ailing house of their bodies, to be limited physically and economically, to feel an encumbrance to others - guests who didn't have the good manners to leave when the party was over. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Fannie Flagg: It was a stretch to imagine that Barbara Walters might want to give it all It was a stretch to imagine that Barbara Walters might want to give it all up for Ed Couch, but Evelyn tried her hardest. Of course, even though she was not religious, it was a comfort to know that the Bible backed her up in being a doormat. — Fannie Flagg
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Children are God's way of punishing us for having sex. Children are God's way of punishing us for having sex. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's also full of fourth-rate readers. The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's also full of fourth-rate readers. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Don't worry about finding your bliss right now. Not even our President knew what his Don't worry about finding your bliss right now. Not even our President knew what his bliss was, nor did I. One of these days to your own surprise, your bliss will find you. But no matter what you do, participate, be there, full force, full heart, full steam ahead. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: If the interview was done in the studio, Frank McGee would automatically do it. But If the interview was done in the studio, Frank McGee would automatically do it. But if I went out and got it, then the interview was mine. So I was considered a pushy cookie, because I would get the interview. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: The way you dress is the billboard that tells perceptive people how you feel about The way you dress is the billboard that tells perceptive people how you feel about yourself. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: To not sing with an orchestra, to not be able to communicate through my voice, To not sing with an orchestra, to not be able to communicate through my voice, which I've done all my life, and not to be able to phrase lyrics and give people that kind of joy, I think I would be totally devastated. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: [On being indecisive and changeable:] On my gravestone I want inscribed: 'On the other hand, [On being indecisive and changeable:] On my gravestone I want inscribed: 'On the other hand, maybe I should have lived. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Large cocktail parties are an infamous technique for ridding yourself of social obligations to people Large cocktail parties are an infamous technique for ridding yourself of social obligations to people you usually don't know well or like much, which is such an unpromising beginning that I've rarely known one that recovered and turned into a great party. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Work harder than everybody. You're not going to get it by whining, and you're not Work harder than everybody. You're not going to get it by whining, and you're not going to get it by shouting, and you're not going to get it by quitting. You're going to get it by being there. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I don't know about you, but I can never get enough David Letterman. I don't know about you, but I can never get enough David Letterman. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I have affected the way women are regarded, and that's important to me. I have affected the way women are regarded, and that's important to me. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Wait for those unguarded moments. Relax the mood and, like the child dropping off to Wait for those unguarded moments. Relax the mood and, like the child dropping off to sleep, the subject often reveals his truest self. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Small children do not belong at an adult party, and especially should not be used Small children do not belong at an adult party, and especially should not be used like trained midgets to help serve martinis. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Ross Mathews: Celebrities know I'm not looking for a 'gotcha' moment. I don't want to be Barbara Celebrities know I'm not looking for a 'gotcha' moment. I don't want to be Barbara Walters who you come to when you first check out of rehab. I want to be the person who brings a superfan from Iowa to meet you because we love you. — Ross Mathews
Barbara Walters Sayings By Mark Joyner: Heather is the first interviewer to have ever caught me off guard. She has a Heather is the first interviewer to have ever caught me off guard. She has a razor sharp mind and a demeanor that could make her the next Barbara Walters. — Mark Joyner
Barbara Walters Sayings By Michael Specter: For decades, Barbara Walters has been described as a broadcast pioneer - and with good For decades, Barbara Walters has been described as a broadcast pioneer - and with good reason. In 1974, Walters became the first female host of the 'Today' show. In 1976, she became the first woman to serve as a network-news anchor. In 1984, she moderated the first presidential debate between Walter Mondale and Ronald Reagan. — Michael Specter
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: [President Obama] made so many promises. We thought that he was going to be I [President Obama] made so many promises. We thought that he was going to be
I shouldn't say this at Christmastime
but the next messiah. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I regret not having more children. I would have loved to have had a bigger I regret not having more children. I would have loved to have had a bigger family. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: No one could ad lib like Peter. You would think that it was all scripted, No one could ad lib like Peter. You would think that it was all scripted, he was so poetic, but it wasn't. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures. The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Because there are so many shows on and because I've been so hands-on - I've Because there are so many shows on and because I've been so hands-on - I've had a piece on almost every single week - I don't know how to cut back on that. You really can't. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Carrie Vaughn: So I'd been called the Barbara Walters of weird shit.There's weird shit and then there's So I'd been called the Barbara Walters of weird shit.There's weird shit and then there's weird shit. — Carrie Vaughn
Barbara Walters Sayings By Jonathan Winters: My mother had a radio show - a Barbara Walters type of gal and was My mother had a radio show - a Barbara Walters type of gal and was very successful for about 20-some years on a radio station. — Jonathan Winters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Susan Ford: I'd love to sit down with Barbara Walters. She's always asking people about their personal I'd love to sit down with Barbara Walters. She's always asking people about their personal lives. I'd like to see how she likes it. — Susan Ford
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: There was something else that [Christopher] Reeve told me privately, off camera, and it made There was something else that [Christopher] Reeve told me privately, off camera, and it made me grin. While he was lying in the hospital, just becoming conscious with tubes connected to all parts of his body, a doctor in a white coat came in and with a Russian accent, commanded: "Turn over!"
Are you nuts? Reeve thought.
I said: 'Turn over!'" the doctor repeated.
As Reeve was about to answer "the imbecile", he realized there was something familiar about the man in the white coat. He wasn't a doctor at all. He was Reeve's old buddy from acting school at Julliard, Robin Williams. Reeve waited for a breath, and almost choked with laughter. He realized, he told me, "If I can laugh, I can live. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: The hardest thing you will ever do is trust yourself. The hardest thing you will ever do is trust yourself. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Don't confuse being stimulating with being blunt. Don't confuse being stimulating with being blunt. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Show me someone who never gossips, and I will show you someone who is not Show me someone who never gossips, and I will show you someone who is not interested in people. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Before we had airplanes and astronauts, we really thought that there was an actual place Before we had airplanes and astronauts, we really thought that there was an actual place beyond the clouds, somewhere over the rainbow. There was an actual place, and we could go above the clouds and find it there. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better. A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: And I really do believe that the most important thing is the way you live And I really do believe that the most important thing is the way you live your life on earth. But I think it's enormously comforting to believe that you're going to see your loved ones. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By The Editors Of O, The Oprah Magazine: it's good to fail sometimes.When you fail, you have to prove yourself. That's often the it's good to fail sometimes.When you fail, you have to prove yourself. That's often the best thing than can happen, because then you're sure your success isn't just luck. - Barbara Walters — The Editors Of O, The Oprah Magazine
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I also found that for myself, since I've had no religious education, it was so I also found that for myself, since I've had no religious education, it was so interesting to see the different versions of heaven and what life on earth means. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: If you were a tree, what kind would you be? If you were a tree, what kind would you be? — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By The Editors Of O, The Oprah Magazine: That you've got to have someone you love and not necessarily that you have to That you've got to have someone you love and not necessarily that you have to have someone who loves you.You've got to have a reason to get up in the morning.That doesn't mean you have to have a career. But you must have something you really care about.- Barbara Walters — The Editors Of O, The Oprah Magazine
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties. Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: I didn't have a very religious family. I didn't have a very religious family. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence. A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Mr. President, Mrs. Obama. There is a photograph of you [hugging] that went viral, became Mr. President, Mrs. Obama. There is a photograph of you [hugging] that went viral, became the most shared photograph in the history of Twitter. How do you keep the fire going? — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By Barbara Walters: Just do your job. Get in early. Stay late, and don't complain. Fight the big Just do your job. Get in early. Stay late, and don't complain. Fight the big fights. — Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters Sayings By David Fincher: You won't see me on Barbara Walters; Oprah, that's not who I am. You won't see me on Barbara Walters; Oprah, that's not who I am. — David Fincher
Barbara Walters Sayings By Anna Wintour: Tears? Are you going for a Barbara Walters moment? Tears? Are you going for a Barbara Walters moment? — Anna Wintour
Barbara Walters Sayings By Quentin Tarantino: When I was on The View, Barbara Walters was asking me about the blood and When I was on The View, Barbara Walters was asking me about the blood and stuff, and I said, 'Well, you know, that's a staple of Japanese cinema.' And then she came back, 'But this is America.' And I go, 'I don't make movies for America. I make movies for planet Earth.' — Quentin Tarantino