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W R Inge W R INGE Very Rev William Ralph Inge
1860-1954; Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, London
1 The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact but of values. October 1932
2 Public opinion: a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to be the average man. source unknown
3 Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art. The Victorian Age
Jeremy Isaacs Sir JEREMY ISAACS 1932- ; British television producer (Granada, Rediffusion, BBC) and executive, first chief executive of Channel Four Television (1981-1987)
There is one trend in programming that independent production will accelerate and should be slowed—that is the trend to pay too much regard to the lure of overseas sales, a siren song that can drive good men bonkers. The best of British TV has always been made for our own audience. I hope that in the 1980s, those who make our programme choices will not be too easily tempted by the prospect of profit overseas. MacTaggart Lecture, Edinburgh Television Festival, September 1979
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