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For all its flexibility, television is more a mirror of taste than a shaper of it.
— Russell Lynes The Phenomenon of Change


If you can't ignore an insult, top it; if you can't top it, laught it off; and if you can't laugh it off, it's probably deserved.
— Russell Lynes


Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence. It is the dishonest businessman's substitute for conscience. It is the communicator's substitute, whether he is advertising man or editor or writer, for self-respect.
— Russell Lynes