"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Dan Rather on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Dan Rather on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Dan Rather on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Dan Rather on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Dan Rather on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."