In this post, you will find great Telegraph Quotes from famous people, such as Andrew Neil, Joanna Coles, G-Eazy, Harry Enfield, John Burroughs. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Why is everyone so obsessed with attracting the young? The Telegraph, Radio 4 – everyone wants a younger audience when everyone knows the population is getting older and older, and that older people have more dosh than young people.
The minute I saw the front page of the ‘Daily Telegraph’ – me with my arm around the latest ‘X-Factor’ contestant – I realised I’d gone into a new realm.
It is not, of course, complete yet – but some sentences were understood this afternoon… I feel that I have at last struck the solution of a great problem – and the day is coming when telegraph wires will be laid onto houses just like water or gas – and friends converse with each other without leaving home.
The radio was an improvement on the telegraph but it didn’t have the same exponential, transformative effect.
We create constructs to understand ourselves, the way we look, how we feel, what we believe – and we telegraph that ‘branding’ to the world.
As to Bell‘s talking telegraph, it only creates interest in scientific circles… its commercial values will be limited.
Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press.
People always think they’re in the middle of a revolution while they tend not to realize the enormity of a change that has happened in the past. The telegraph was a revolution, but who looks at it that way these days? The telegraph sped up the transportation of messages over long distances by a huge factor.
When we developed written language, we significantly increased our functional memory and our ability to share insights and knowledge across time and space. The same thing happened with the invention of the printing press, the telegraph, and the radio.
There is a long history of newspapers being doomed. They were doomed by radio. They were doomed by television. They were probably doomed by the telegraph way back when.
I turn to the ‘Telegraph’s’ obituaries page with trepidation.
No, I’m not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I’m after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
Everything great in science and art is simple. What can be less complicated than the greatest discoveries of humanity – gravitation, the compass, the printing press, the steam engine, the electric telegraph?