"The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business. But I've had to learn a little bit about it. It's not rocket science: You get ratings, that's good."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Al Franken on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Al Franken on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Al Franken on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Al Franken on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Al Franken on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"And I think that being able to make people laugh and write a book that's funny makes the information go down a lot easier and it makes it a lot more fun to read, easier to understand, and often stronger. So there's all kinds of advantages to it."
"The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover."
"Well, a lot of politics is communicating with people, and obviously comedy has something to do with that. I've been a producer and led people. Also, being a comedian, you're under pressure."
"The next thing I am doing is moving back home to Minnesota and getting involved in politics. I'm looking at a run for Senate in 2008, but in the meantime I am focused on knitting together the progressive network in the upper Midwest."
"We need to be pro-science we have to go back to science."