Quotes by Barbara Walters

“I also found that for myself, since I've had no religious education, it was so interesting to see the different versions of heaven and what life on earth means.”

“A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.”

“First of all, the Jewish religion has a great deal in common with the Christian religion because, as Rabbi Gillman points out in the show, Christianity is based on Judaism. Christ was Jewish.”

“I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, at the same time people are becoming increasingly spiritual. The success of the Da Vinci code - even though it was a great yawn - also showed people's interest in religion.”

“The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.”

“Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna - or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out.”

“Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties.”

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