Quotations by Cavett, Dick


Teaching takes skill and education and dedication. Home schooling as an idea is on a par with home dentistry.

Dick Cavett (b. 1936) American writer and critic
“Schooling Santorum,”New York Times (24 Feb 2012)
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When you’re downed by this affliction, if there were a curative magic wand on the table eight feet away, it would be too much trouble to go over and pick it up. […] In the depths of the malady, getting a stamp on a letter is a day’s work.

Dick Cavett (b. 1936) American writer and critic
“Smiling Through,” New York Times (27 Jun 2008)
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Regarding depression.
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There’s so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?

Dick Cavett (b. 1936) American writer and critic
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on TV violence
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As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.

Dick Cavett (b. 1936) American writer and critic
Playboy, interview by Harold Ramis (Mar. 1971)
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