Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties.

Barbara Walters

One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.

Barbara Walters

No one could ad lib like Peter. You would think that it was all scripted, he was so poetic, but it wasn’t.

Barbara Walters

Most of us have trouble juggling. The woman who says she doesn’t is someone whom I admire but have never met.

Barbara Walters

It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of more compassion and a world of more humanity, and to believe in the basic goodness of man.

Barbara Walters

If it’s a woman, it’s caustic; if it’s a man, it’s authoritative.

Barbara Walters

Read Quotes From Journalists such as:

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Tom Wolfe
Walter Winchell Peter Jennings
Bob Woodward
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Malcolm Muggeridge Roger Mudd Walter Lippmann
Bernard Pivot Dan Rather Edward R. MurrowBill Moyers

I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, at the same time people are becoming increasingly spiritual. The success of the Da Vinci code – even though it was a great yawn – also showed people’s interest in religion.

Barbara Walters

I don’t know about you, but I can never get enough David Letterman.

Barbara Walters

I didn’t have a very religious family.

Barbara Walters

I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the world from one good Washington dinner party than from all the background information NBC piles on my desk.

Barbara Walters

I also found that for myself, since I’ve had no religious education, it was so interesting to see the different versions of heaven and what life on earth means.

Barbara Walters

Don’t confuse being stimulating with being blunt.

Barbara Walters

Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna – or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out.

Barbara Walters

But for Muslims, everything that they don’t have on earth is what they get in heaven. They can drink, they can have sex. All of the forbidden pleasures on earth, you can have in paradise.

Barbara Walters

Before we had airplanes and astronauts, we really thought that there was an actual place beyond the clouds, somewhere over the rainbow. There was an actual place, and we could go above the clouds and find it.there.

Barbara Walters

Because there are so many shows on and because I’ve been so hands-on – I’ve had a piece on almost every single week – I don’t know how to cut back on that. You really can’t.

Barbara Walters

And I really do believe that the most important thing is the way you live your life on earth. But I think it’s enormously comforting to believe that you’re going to see your loved ones.

Barbara Walters

Although I myself don’t go to church or synagogue, I do, whether it’s superstition or whatever, pray every time I get on a plane. I just automatically do it. I say the same thing every time.

Barbara Walters

All of the religions – with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn’t believe in a heaven – teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common.

Barbara Walters

A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.

Barbara Walters

A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.

Barbara Walters

Show me someone who never gossips, and I will show you someone who is not interested in people.

Barbara Walters

First of all, the Jewish religion has a great deal in common with the Christian religion because, as Rabbi Gillman points out in the show, Christianity is based on Judaism. Christ was Jewish.

Barbara Walters

The sports page records people’s accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man’s failures.

Barbara Walters

The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it’s also full of fourth-rate readers.

Barbara Walters

To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling.

Barbara Walters

To not sing with an orchestra, to not be able to communicate through my voice, which I’ve done all my life, and not to be able to phrase lyrics and give people that kind of joy, I think I would be totally devastated.

Barbara Walters

Wait for those unguarded moments. Relax the mood and, like the child dropping off to sleep, the subject often reveals his truest self.

Barbara Walters

Parents of young children should realize that few people, and maybe no one, will find their children as enchanting as they do.

Barbara Walters