A man cannot be comfortable [or cannot be made comfortable] without his own approval.
Occasionally attributed to Walters; actually written by Mark Twain in What Is Man? and other essays (1917), p. 17.
Now here I was, half Jane Wyman, half Shirley Temple, and people began to stop me in the street and say, 'Don't worry, Barbara, it's all right, you won't lose your job.' It was really very touching.Barbara Walters
I find very often people like to confront rumors. It depends on how much they trust you. And you have to have a line between what is tasteful and what isn't.Barbara Walters
A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence and refinement so they think they will impress others with their command of obscure words.Barbara Walters
Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties.Barbara Walters
She made me laugh. I will miss her. Baba Wawa.Barbara Walters
We thought that he was going to be -- I shouldn't say this at Christmastime -- but the next messiah.Barbara Walters
The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's also full of fourth-rate readers.Barbara Walters
The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.Barbara Walters
Trust your gut.Barbara Walters