Martha Gellhorn Quotes

Top 48 wise famous quotes and sayings by Martha Gellhorn

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Martha Gellhorn quotes: I feel very troubled in the head and heart. I feel very troubled in the head and heart.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: I didn't write. I just wandered about. I didn't write. I just wandered about.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: I do not see myself as a footnote to someone else's life. I do not see myself as a footnote to someone else's life.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: You have to stop living in order to write. You have to stop living in order to write.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: Public opinion, though slow as lava, in the end forces governments towards more sanity, more justice. My heroes and heroines are all private citizens. Public opinion, though slow as lava, in the end forces governments towards more sanity, more justice. My heroes and heroines are all private citizens.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: What gave these krauts a right to say who should be born and who shouldn't, and who could live and be let alone, and who would get caught and killed? What gave these krauts a right to say who should be born and who shouldn't, and who could live and be let alone, and who would get caught and killed?
Martha Gellhorn quotes: travel is compost for the mind travel is compost for the mind
Martha Gellhorn quotes: I'm not interested in my standard of living, my health, my job, my rights, my freedoms, my future, or any future. I'm not interested in my standard of living, my health, my job, my rights, my freedoms, my future, or any future.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: [On Paris:] I do not know any city so beautiful and you can be unhappy there and notice your unhappiness less, having the city to look at. [On Paris:] I do not know any city so beautiful and you can be unhappy there and notice your unhappiness less, having the city to look at.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: But the soul concerns me; and I am beginning to wonder whether it is wise or useful to spend so much time searching for one's own. But the soul concerns me; and I am beginning to wonder whether it is wise or useful to spend so much time searching for one's own.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: I found out about the Spanish war because I was in Germany when it began. I found out about the Spanish war because I was in Germany when it began.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: Italy was about churches, Greece it's ruins; but Israel was about surviving and about feeling glad. Italy was about churches, Greece it's ruins; but Israel was about surviving and about feeling glad.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it
Martha Gellhorn quotes: Journalism at its best and most effective is education. Apparently people would not learn for themselves, nor from others. Journalism at its best and most effective is education. Apparently people would not learn for themselves, nor from others.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: Nothing is better for self-esteem than survival. Nothing is better for self-esteem than survival.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: All politicians are bores and liars and fakes. I talk to people. All politicians are bores and liars and fakes. I talk to people.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: Once you get a tyranny, you don't easily get rid of it. Much better to remember about eternal vigilance. Once you get a tyranny, you don't easily get rid of it. Much better to remember about eternal vigilance.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: Politics really must be a rotten profession considering what awful moral cowards most politicians become as soon as they get the job. Politics really must be a rotten profession considering what awful moral cowards most politicians become as soon as they get the job.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: In the end, in England, when you want to find out how people are feeling, you always go to the pubs. In the end, in England, when you want to find out how people are feeling, you always go to the pubs.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: It is alleged that half a million Spanish men, women and children fled to France after the Franco victory. It is alleged that half a million Spanish men, women and children fled to France after the Franco victory.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: After a lifetime of war-watching, I see war as an endemic human disease, and governments are the carriers. After a lifetime of war-watching, I see war as an endemic human disease, and governments are the carriers.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: Freedom' is the most expensive possession there is; it has to be paid for with loneliness. Freedom' is the most expensive possession there is; it has to be paid for with loneliness.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: Our hearts are light and gay because now its happening, we're starting, we're travelling again. Our hearts are light and gay because now its happening, we're starting, we're travelling again.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: I followed the war wherever I could reach it. I followed the war wherever I could reach it.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: The world's fat is badly divided. The world's fat is badly divided.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: In November you begin to know how long the winter will be. In November you begin to know how long the winter will be.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: By its existence, the Peace Movement denies that governments know best; it stands for a different order of priorities: the human race comes first. By its existence, the Peace Movement denies that governments know best; it stands for a different order of priorities: the human race comes first.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: There were ten concentration camps in France from 1939 on. There were ten concentration camps in France from 1939 on.
Martha Gellhorn quotes: The private conscience is the last and only protection of the civilized world. The private conscience is the last and only protection of the civilized world.