"As I approach my 88th birthday, it's become apparent to me that my eyes and ears, among other appurtenances, aren't quite what they used to be. The prospect of long flights to wherever in search of whatever are not quite as appealing."
"God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."Mike Wallace on Voltaire
"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."Mike Wallace on Oprah Winfrey
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."Mike Wallace on Jim Valvano
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."Mike Wallace on Eleanor Roosevelt
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."Mike Wallace on Brian Tracy
"Even a liberal reporter is a patriot, wants the best for this country. And people, your fair and balanced friends at Fox, don't fully understand that."
"My parents came from Russia and suddenly they wound up in Boston, Massachusetts, Brookline, Massachusetts and they felt the sun rose and set on Franklin Delano Roosevelt's backside because he meant so much to them. This was freedom. This was something totally different from the Russia they had left."
"I'm nearing the end of the road and still learning."