"To err is human but to really foul up requires a computer."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Dan Rather on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Dan Rather on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Dan Rather on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Dan Rather on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Dan Rather on Bill Gates
"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."
"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."