Rupert Murdoch Quotes


 
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Best 56 Quotes by Rupert Murdoch – Page 1 of 2

“Advances in the technology of telecommunications have proved an unambiguous threat to totalitarian regimes everywhere.”

“At its core, a fair and just society is one where opportunity is open to all – not just those at the top.”

“Bury your mistakes.”

“Climate change has been going on as long as the planet is here, and there will always be a little bit of it.”

“CNN is pretty consistently on the left, if you look at their choice of stories, what they play up. It's not what they say. It's what they highlight.”

“ESPN is a very, very good operation, and it's a gold mine. It's an even bigger gold mine than Fox News.”

“From the beginning on, newspapers have prospered for one reason: giving readers the news that they want.”

“Great journalism will always attract readers. The words, pictures and graphics that are the stuff of journalism have to be brilliantly packaged; they must feed the mind and move the heart.”

“I can go into restaurants and a whole table will get up and clap if they recognize me, because they love Fox News. Other places – or even the same place – people will turn the other way.”

“I don't mind what people say about me. I've never read a book about myself.”

“I feel that people I trusted – I don't know who, on what level – have let me down, and I think they have behaved disgracefully, and it's for them to pay. And I think, frankly, that I'm the best person to see it through.”

“I felt that it's best just to be as transparent as possible.”

“I think a newspaper should be provocative, stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television. It's just not on.”

“I think everyone's against abortion.”

“I think you have a danger of regulating, putting regulations in place which will mean there will be no press in 10 years to regulate.”

“I try to keep in touch with the details... I also look at the product daily. That doesn't mean you interfere, but it's important occasionally to show the ability to be involved. It shows you understand what's happening.”

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“I was born in Australia and am proud of my Australian provenance, but I am now an American. Like so many naturalized citizens, I felt that I was an American before I formally became one.”

“I was brought up in a publishing home, a newspaper man's home, and was excited by that, I suppose. I saw that life at close range and, after the age of ten or twelve, never really considered any other.”

“I would like to be remembered, if I am remembered at all, as being a catalyst for change in the world, change for good.”

“I'm a catalyst for change. You can't be an outsider and be successful over 30 years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place.”

“I'm considered homophobic and crazy about these things and old fashioned. But I think that the family – father, mother, children – is fundamental to our civilisation.”

“I'm not a knee-jerk conservative. I passionately believe in free markets and less government, but not to the point of being a libertarian.”

“I'm not an economist and we all know economists were created to make weather forecasters look good.”

“I'm not looking for a legacy, and you'll never shut up the critics. I've been around 50 years. When you're a catalyst for change, you make enemies – and I'm proud of the ones I've got.”

“If the head man in a company is not working 12 hours a day, doing things, taking risks, but also standing with his people in the trenches at the most difficult of times, then the company loses something.”

“In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example – and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.”

“In my life, I have learned that most people want the same thing. They are not driven by class resentment. What they want most is to make a better life for themselves and their families – and to know that the opportunities for their children will be better than they were for themselves.”

“It's a libel to say that I use my newspapers to support my other business interests. The fact is, I haven't got any other business interests.”

“It's been a long career, and I've made some mistakes along the way.”

“Journalists should think of themselves as outside the Establishment, and owners can't be too worried about what they're told at their country clubs.”

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