Studs Terkel Quotes

Studs Terkel Quotes: I'd want the human voice expressing grievances, or delight, or whatever it might be. But something real
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Studs Terkel Quote: For the next century, we've got to put together what we so carelessly tore apart with so little concern for those who were gonna follow us. ... You've got to sound off.
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Quotes about Studs Terkel: I hope that memory is valued - that we do not lose memory.
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Quote about Studs Terkel: Cannot Hannah Arendt's 'banality of evil' be subject to transposition: the evil of banality?
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Studs Terkel Sayings: Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too.
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Studs Terkel Saying: Most of us, like the assembly line worker, have jobs that are too small for our spirit. Jobs are not big enough for people.
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Sayings about Studs Terkel: We hear the term independent contractors in Iraq. Independent contractors? Mercenaries!
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Saying about Studs Terkel: Never go to bed with someone whose problems are greater than yours.
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Studs Terkel Quotes: One night a guy hit his head on a welding gun. He went to his knees. He was bleeding like a pig, blood was oozing out. So I stopped the line for a second and ran over to help him. The foreman turned the line on again, he almost stepped on the guy. That's the first thing they always do. They didn't even call an ambulance. The guy walked to the medic department -- that's about half a mile -- he had about five stitches put in his head. The foreman didn't say anything. He just turned the line on. You're nothing to any of them.
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Studs Terkel Quote: The trouble with censorship is that once it starts it is hard to stop. Just about every book contains something that someone objects to.
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Quotes about Studs Terkel: I have a big mouth, and I never met a petition I didn't like, so of course in the McCarthy days I got in trouble.
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Quote about Studs Terkel: That's what we're missing. We're missing argument. We're missing debate. We're missing colloquy. We're missing all sorts of things. Instead, we're accepting.
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Studs Terkel Sayings: We are living in the United States of Alzheimer's. A whole country has lost its memory. When it can't remember yesterday, a country forgets what it once wanted to be.
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