"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Charles Kuralt on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Charles Kuralt on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Charles Kuralt on David Ogden Stiers
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Charles Kuralt on Margaret Mead
"Family is not an important thing. It's everything."Charles Kuralt on Michael J. Fox
"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."
"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."
"It was so much fun to have the freedom to wander America, with no assignments. For 25 or 30 years I never had an assignment. These were all stories I wanted to do myself."