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    Meanwhile, the meek are a long time inheriting the earth.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: time  earth 
     
    It's also a more personal medium. It seems to go directly to one's brain. There are no pictures to distract.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: personal  brain  media 
     
    The pictures are created by the listener, with a little help from the broadcaster. The pictures are perfect. If you're showing pictures, different things in that picture can distract from the spoken word.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: help 
     
    The difference between a friend and an acquaintance is that a friend helps; an acquaintance merely advises....
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: friends 
     
    Soon it will be a sin of parents to have a child that carries the heavy burden of genetic disease. We are entering a world where we have to consider the quality of our children.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: children  world  child  sin  parent  quality 
     
    Nobody cares about your wardrobe, what your tie looks like, or even if you're wearing one, and I don't.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: care 
     
    But when you see personal artifacts relating to - by genealogy at least - a living human being, it was just more impressive to me than just about anything I've ever read about slavery before.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: living  personal  human  slavery  read 
     
    I was encouraged to read aloud in class and vocalize.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: read 
     
    Public radio has always been so powerless.
    — Bob Edwards
    I'm a very straight-laced, conservative news kind of guy.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: conservative 
     
    Any outfit that has to beg its listeners for money is an organization that has to constantly please its listeners or it will dry up and go away. It shouldn't work when you think about it.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: work  money 
     
    Some are pre-taped interviews because maybe we can't get that person live or maybe we're not sure it's going to work out right so we tape it an hour in advance.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: people  work  live  right 
     
    The radio was my pal. I was just crazy about it.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: crazy 
     
    In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women's right movement. That focused my radio ambitions toward news.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: world  ambition  right  college 
     
    I've never been able to predict the future of anything.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: future 
     
    I'm still excited at being at a microphone and talking to listeners. I love that. It's the most basic element of what I do and I still enjoy it very much.
    — Bob Edwards
    I used to listen to the soap operas with my grandmother.
    — Bob Edwards
    I go home by noon, and I'm in bed by 6 p.m. I get up at 1 and do it again.
    — Bob Edwards
    At a tiny station in New Albany, Indiana, which is right across from the river from Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up. The Louisville stations were loath to hire beginners, so I had to go across the river.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: right 
     
    People are always ready to admit a man's ability after he gets there.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: people 
     
    If blue collar jobs are leaving and white collar jobs are outsourced what color collar jobs are left?
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: job 
     
    Between 2 and 5 I'm reading in to find out what's been going on while I've been asleep.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: reading 
     
    With radio, the listener absorbs everything.
    — Bob Edwards
    When Solomon said there was a time and a place for everything he had not encountered the problem of parking his automobile.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: time  problem 
     
    One trouble with being efficient is that it makes everybody hate you so.
    — Bob Edwards
    tags: hate 
     
    I wake about 1 a.m. I'm in the office by 2 a.m. We're on the air at 5.
    — Bob Edwards
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