William Paley quotes

I'm with you today Ed, and I'm with you tomorrow.

Edward R. Murrow:: We'll split the advertising, Fred and I. He just won't have any presents for his kids at Christmas.
Sig Mickelson:: He's a Jew.
Edward R. Murrow:: Well don't tell him that. He loves Christmas.

Edward R. Murrow:: Did you know that Shirley and Joe are married?
Fred Friendly:: Yeah.
Edward R. Murrow:: Did everybody know?

Colonel Anderson:: Wouldn't you guess that the people who have seen the contents of that envelope might have a better idea of what makes someone a danger to his country, or do you think it should just be you, sir, who decides?
Fred Friendly:: Who? Who? Who are these people, sir? Who are the people? Are they elected? Are they appointed? Is it you?

Edward R. Murrow:: What'd the general have to say?
Fred Friendly:: It was a colonel. Two of them.
Edward R. Murrow:: That makes a general.

Edward R. Murrow:: You always were yellow.
Fred Friendly:: Better than red.

Fred Friendly:: Did you write your closing piece?
Edward R. Murrow:: It's Shakespeare.
Fred Friendly:: Uh-huh. Write your closing piece.

Don Hollenbeck:: I could use a scotch.
Edward R. Murrow:: I think everyone could use a scotch.

Fred Friendly:: Shirley, honey, would you go across the street and get the early editions?
Shirley Wershba:: All of them?
Edward R. Murrow:: Just get O'Brian.

Edward R. Murrow:: He's gonna hope a senator trumps a newsman.
Fred Friendly:: He'll lose.
Edward R. Murrow:: Not if we're playing bridge.

Shirley Wershba:: Name me one woman who asks her husband to take off his wedding ring before he goes to work.
Joe Wershba:: Ava Gardner.

William Paley:: There's a Knickerbocker game tonight, I've got front row seats. Are you interested?
Edward R. Murrow:: I'm a little busy bringing down the network tonight, Bill.

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