Larry King Quotes


Best 49 Quotes by Larry King – Page 1 of 2

“Anything can happen when people run for office.”

“Basically, what it comes down to is I love what I do. I don't do it for fame. I don't do it for money. I just love it.”

“Communications is the number one major in America today. CNN had 25,000 applicants for five intern jobs this summer.”

“Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization some how releases or frees you to operate more effectively.”

“Good writers are in the business of leaving signposts saying, Tour my world, see and feel it through my eyes; I am your guide.”

“I did everything when I started. In Miami I did news, I did weather, I did sports, I did disk-jockeying. And I did a sports talk show every week – every Saturday night.”

“I don't wish anybody ill, I really don't. I've got a lot of faults, but I was never jealous or envious or... it's a waste of time.”

“I fantasized being a broadcaster.”

“I had no trouble going from radio to TV – I just thought of TV as radio with pictures.”

“I have lifelong friends. My oldest friend, Herbie, has been a friend since I was 9. I've had bonds for over 50 years with people.”

“I just love asking questions. I love people. It's in my DNA. I'm cursed – and blessed.”

“I like getting to the meat of things. You can't get it in a five-minute interview. I like to hone a person. I like to make eye contact.”

“I like to put a stake in people, because I know people helped me.”

“I love doing what I do. I love asking questions. I love being in the mix.”

“I never forgot being poor, and I never stopped thinking how fortunate I am.”

“I never think of access or good will. I just want a good interview. I want guests to be informative and entertaining. I've never been concerned about someone's liking me tomorrow.”

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“I never use the word 'I' when I interview someone. I think it's irrelevant.”

“I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.”

“I thought I would be a sports announcer. All I was was a curious kid who wanted to be on the radio.”

“I want to be frozen on the hope that they'll find whatever I died of and bring me back.”

“I worked on the United Parcel Service truck, I sold home delivery of milk. But always, in the back of my mind, I wanted to get into radio.”

“I'm 80 years old, and I don't know what I'm going to be when I grow up.”

“I'm from Brooklyn. In Brooklyn, if you say, 'I'm dangerous', you'd better be dangerous.”

“I'm having as much fun today as I did when I made $55 a week, because it is as much fun.”

“I'm sort of the comic relief after a hard day at work. My message is that it's OK to relax.”

“I'm the worst person to be stuck with in a traffic jam.”

“I've done hundreds of interviews on guns. I'm against people who use guns. I don't like guns, but I've never yelled at anyone.”

“I've got a nice car. I love my job. I've got a bagel store, and I have breakfast every morning with friends I grew up with. I've been in movies, I've written books – I don't know how that all happened.”

“I've made a lot of mistakes. I've bonded with some people who use you, and some people that take advantage of you.”

“If I do something caring for a friend, I have no doubt in my mind they would do it for me.”

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“I'm happy to report you still get nothing you don't need at Motel 6, and, therefore, you don't have to pay for it. I don't need valet parking.

If I can drive the old crate 300 miles to the hotel all by myself, I can certainly handle the last nine feet to the parking space.”

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