35 Total Quotes

Martha Gellhorn Quotes Page 2

Martha Gellhorn
The road passed through a curtain of pine forest and came out on a flat, rolling snow field. In this field the sprawled or bunched bodies of Germans lay thick, like some dark shapeless vegetable.
Martha Gellhorn
#American Journalist

Martha Gellhorn
Then somebody suggested I should write about the war, and I said I didn't know anything about the war. I did not understand anything about it. I didn't see how I could write it.
Martha Gellhorn
#American Journalist

Martha Gellhorn
There were ten concentration camps in France from 1939 on.
Martha Gellhorn
#American Journalist

Martha Gellhorn
Thousand got away to other countries; thousands returned to Spain tempted by false promises of kindness. By the tens of thousands, these Spaniards died of neglect in the concentration camps.
Martha Gellhorn
#American Journalist

Martha Gellhorn
Why do people talk of the horrors of old age? It's great. I feel like a fine old car with the parts gradually wearing out, but I'm not complaining,... Those who find growing old terrible are people who haven't done what they wanted with their lives.
Martha Gellhorn
#American Journalist