"I respect the game that goes on of putting this against that, but I don't respect, nor do I enjoy, an awful lot of the actual programs that go on the air."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Roone Arledge on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Roone Arledge on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Roone Arledge on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Roone Arledge on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Roone Arledge on Abraham Lincoln
"I don't expect to win every battle but I think Fred Pierce has enough respect for me that I can go fight my battles and win my share."
"The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future."