” You really get the most out of sweet corn if you pick the corn off the stalk and rush it to a pot of boiling water. The longer you wait, the more sugar you lose. But if you get it in the first half hour, that is the sweetest corn ever. “


” Some days the competition would beat me and I’d go home thinking awful thoughts, want to hide under the bed, depressed. But of course, in the news business, when you’re working a daily news broadcast, you get your victories and defeats every day. “


” If you have a setback, and you’re not doing well and then you overcome it somehow, it always sticks with you. You know it could happen again. “


” I was a typical farm boy. I liked the farm. I enjoyed the things that you do on a farm, go down to the drainage ditch and fish, and look at the crawfish and pick a little cotton. “


” I can’t tell you what that little ingredient is which makes that first person want to go on and aggressively do more, and the other person be content to not do that. It’s a mystery, but it does happen. “


” But my observation has been, certainly in the news business, you’ve got to give 110 percent. “


” But I guess the lesson is this: If you don’t have confidence in yourself and think that you are worth hiring, or whatever it is, you can’t expect anyone else to. “


” And on election night I’d go down to city hall in El Paso, Texas and cover the election. In those days, of course, we didn’t have exit polls. You didn’t know who had won the election until they actually counted the votes. I thought that was exciting too. “


” And from a military school which taught me that to fit into society, you can’t just do anything you damn well please because it will suit you. And that it’s much better to be with the winners than it is with the losers. “



All 9 Sam Donaldson Quotes about You in picture


You really get the most out of sweet corn if you pick the corn off the stalk and rush it to a pot of boiling water. The longer you wait, the more sugar you lose. But if you get it in the first half hour, that is the sweetest corn ever.
Some days the competition would beat me and I
If you have a setback, and you
I was a typical farm boy. I liked the farm. I enjoyed the things that you do on a farm, go down to the drainage ditch and fish, and look at the crawfish and pick a little cotton.
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But my observation has been, certainly in the news business, you
But I guess the lesson is this: If you don
And on election night I
And from a military school which taught me that to fit into society, you can

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