Jim Lehrer Quotes

Jim Lehrer Quotes.

Jim Lehrer
Jim Lehrer
Everyone should get their news however they want to and in whatever form they want. I’m not going to sit back in judgment of other people and the way they do it.
Jim Lehrer
Jim Lehrer
My writing is extremely important, so I write every day. I just enjoy it. I get a kick out of it.
Jim Lehrer
My own view, there is a need for and a demonstrated need for more journalism now than there ever has been.
Jim Lehrer
People can say anything they want to. If they don’t want to get the news from me, get it from somebody else. It’s not something I’m going to worry about, I’m sorry.
Jim Lehrer
I’m in the reporting part of journalism.
Jim Lehrer
I came from a family of Marines into the family of Marines.
Jim Lehrer
I have been accused of something I’m not guilty of. How do you prove a negative? No matter what we discuss here today, I’m never going to have my name restored. But I’ve got to try and set the record straight.
Jim Lehrer
We have increasingly fewer and fewer journalists who have any military experience and understand what life is like in the military and in combat.
Jim Lehrer
In order to reduce the deficit, there has to be revenue in addition to cuts.
Jim Lehrer
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
In my case, I was covering politics in Texas as a newspaper man in the 1960’s.
Jim Lehrer
I’m a journalist and that’s what I do.
Jim Lehrer
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
There’s only one interview technique that matters… Do your homework so you can listen to the answers and react to them and ask follow-ups. Do your homework, prepare.
Jim Lehrer
No two people see things the same way.
Jim Lehrer
Journalism is caring where the fire-engines are going.
Jim Lehrer
I’ve traveled around the country and I read local newspapers and all of that, and it’s a sad, sad thing to go from city to city and see the small newspapers and they’re tiny. They’re tiny not only in size but also in scope.
Jim Lehrer
Jim Lehrer
The shouting and opinion and jokes don’t exist if there isn’t first a story.
Jim Lehrer
I have great faith in the intelligence of the American viewer and reader to put two and two together and come up with four.
Jim Lehrer
One of the problems is that everybody is used to the old-fashioned debate system, which is very controlled, and where the moderator plays a more active role.
Jim Lehrer