Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Dan Rather
Daniel Rather
Dan Rather.
BornOctober 31, 1931
Wharton, Texas
Television journalist. Anchor of "The CBS Evening News" for more than 20 years.

The repository contains four quotes from Dan Rather.

Honesty

I think you can be an honest person and lie about any number of things.

Media and News

I’ve learned that there are three things that every man at CBS News thinks he can do better than any other man: one is to judge a Miss America contest, two is coach the Knicks, and three is to do big interviews.

Funny

On November 3, 1998, when Jesse Ventura was elected Governor of Minnesota:

The people of Washington could not be more surprised if Fidel Castro came loping across the midwestern prairie on the back of a hippopotamus.

Media and News

There are only three responses to questions from the press: “I know and will tell you”; “I know and I can’t tell you”; and “I don’t know.”