Charles Van Doren - Quotes

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I've learned a lot about good and evil. They are not always what they appear to be.

I've learned a lot about good and evil. They are not always what they appear to be.

I was involved, deeply involved, in a deception... I have deceived my friends - and I had millions of them. ---->>>

I cannot take back one word or action; the past does not change for anyone. ---->>>

Because the world is radically new, the ideal encyclopedia should be radical, too. ---->>>

I never wanted to see another quiz show. ---->>>

The last part, the part you're now approaching, was for Aristotle the most important for happiness. ---->>>

Some of you read with me 40 years ago a portion of Aristotle's Ethics, a selection of passages that describe his idea of happiness. You may not remember too well. ---->>>

I hoped that it would be possible to slide slowly from my public life back to the life of teaching and writing that I had always wanted. But things didn't work out that way. ---->>>

My total winnings after 14 appearances were $129,000. ---->>>

I worked hard at memorizing lists of facts and figures, and carried with me a book of facts. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-12, 1926
Birthplace: New York, New York
Occupation: Celebrity

Charles Lincoln Van Doren (born February 12, 1926) is an American intellectual, writer, and editor who was involved in a television quiz show scandal in the 1950s. In 1959 he testified before the United States Congress that he had been given the correct answers by the producers of the show Twenty One (wikipedia)