"But we cannot rely on memorials and museums alone. We can tell ourselves we will never forget and we likely won't. But we need to make sure that we teach history to those who never had the opportunity to remember in the first place."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Dan Rather on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Dan Rather on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Dan Rather on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Dan Rather on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Dan Rather on Marilyn Monroe
"Performing doesn't turn me on. It's an egomaniac business, filled with prima donnas - including this one."
"To err is human but to really foul up requires a computer."
"Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow."
"Fear rules almost every newsroom in the country."
"A free and truly independent press - fiercely independent when necessary - is the red beating heart of freedom and democracy."