Roger Ailes - Quotes

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My doctor told me that I'm old, fat, and ugly, but none of those things is going to kill me immediately. ---->>>

I can't stand cruel people. And if I see people doing something mean to somebody else just to make themselves feel important, it really gets me mad. ---->>>

Everybody fears the unknown. But I have a strong feeling there's something bigger than us. I don't think all this exists because some rocks happened to collide. I'm at peace. When it comes, I'll be fine, calm. I'll miss life, though. Especially my family. ---->>>

You never pull the trigger until you know you can win. ---->>>

Growing up in Ohio and just being kind of an average guy from flyover country - my dad was a factory guy - I try to put things on a screen that reflect reality. I don't mind if people want to argue with that, or think that's crazy. ---->>>

Audiences are shifting. Platforms are shifting. Ages are shifting. It's better to be in charge of change than to have to react to change. ---->>>

There is a - deep down, underneath all the work I do, I think there's a laziness in me. ---->>>

If somebody wants to book Alec Baldwin on one of our shows, and he wants to come on and talk to our people and say what he wants, I don't care. We would question him on his choice of words. ---->>>

Obama's the one who never worked a day in his life. He never earned a penny that wasn't public money. How many fund-raisers does he attend every week? How often does he play basketball and golf? I wish I had that kind of time. ---->>>

I quit politics because I hated it. ---->>>

I only understand friendship or scorched earth. ---->>>

I grew up in the era when Dan Rather hated Richard Nixon. He was a newsman, but you knew what his opinion was. ---->>>

I have a soft spot for Joe Biden. I like him. But he's dumb as an ashtray. ---->>>

I look for something unique, and I look for people who haven't reached their potential. I think I'm pretty good at developing talent. ---->>>

We're not programming to conservatives. We're just not eliminating their point of view. ---->>>

Tell me who you want to see on the Left, and I'll hire them. If you give me a big name that's out there, that's floating around and wants work, I'd be happy to hire them. ---->>>

I don't have any focus groups on talent and programming. If I need five people in a mall to be paid $40 to tell me how to do my job, I shouldn't do my job. ---->>>

I think almost everything in life is life-experience, personality-driven. ---->>>

Television and I grew up together. ---->>>

CNN International, Al-Jazeera and BBC are the same in how they report mostly that America is wrong and bad. ---->>>

CNN and MSNBC, our primary competitors, are trying to figure out how to beat us. There are some good, smart people at those networks, and even occasionally a blind pig finds an acorn. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-15, 1940
Birthplace: Warren, Ohio, U.S.
Die: 2017-05-18
Occupation: Businessman
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Roger Eugene Ailes (May 15, 1940 – May 18, 2017) was an American television executive and media consultant. He was the founder and one-time Chairman and CEO of Fox News and the Fox Television Stations Group, from which he resigned in July 2016 following allegations that he sexually harassed female colleagues (wikipedia)