"I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter. I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Charles Kuralt on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Charles Kuralt on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Charles Kuralt on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Charles Kuralt on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Charles Kuralt on Fran Lebowitz
"I saw how many people were poor and how many kids my age went to school hungry in the morning, which I don't think most of my contemporaries in racially segregated schools in the South thought very much about at the time."
"It's best to leap into something you know you love. You might change your mind later, but that is the privilege of youth."
"I suppose I was a little bit of what would be called today a nerd. I didn't have girlfriends, and really I wasn't a very social boy."
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."
"My mother, at least twice, cancelled our family's subscription to the newspaper I was working on, because she was so mad about its treatment of my father."