420 Total Quotes

British Journalist Quotes

Imelda Marcos
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
Imelda Marcos
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Robert Fisk
When you have a crime against humanity that is so awesome in scale and death, it is more than permissible to look around and say, who recently has been declaring war on the United States? Of course, the compass points straight to bin Laden.
Robert Fisk
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Graham Greene
A movie is not a book. If the source material is a book, you cannot be too respectful of the book. All you owe to the book is the spirit.
Graham Greene
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History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.
Malcolm Muggeridge
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Imelda Marcos
The problems with First Ladies is that you have to set the standard. My role is to be both star and slave.
Imelda Marcos
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A wartime Minister of Information is compelled, in the national interest, to such continuous acts of duplicity that even his natural hair must grow to resemble a wig.
Claud Cockburn
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Graham Greene
The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
Graham Greene
#British Journalist

Graham Greene
They are always saying God loves us. If that's love I'd rather have a bit of kindness.
Graham Greene
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I am not a piece of hash. I'm in charge of Factory Records. I think.
Tony Wilson
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Julie Burchill
The freedom that women were supposed to have found in the Sixties largely boiled down to easy contraception and abortion; things to make life easier for men, in fact.
Julie Burchill
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Imelda Marcos
If you know how rich you are, you are not rich. But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth. That's how rich we are.
Imelda Marcos
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Robert Fisk
U.S. journalists I don't think are very courageous. They tend to go along with the government's policy domestically and internationally. To question is seen as being unpatriotic, or potentially subversive.
Robert Fisk
#British Journalist

Imelda Marcos
I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty.
Imelda Marcos
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Graham Greene
People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.
Graham Greene
#British Journalist

If you have an anecdote from one source, you file it away. If you hear it again, it may be true. Then the more times you hear it the less likely it is to be true.
Anthony Holden
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The truth is that a lost empire, lost power and lost wealth provide perfect circumstances for living happily and contentedly in our enchanted island.
Malcolm Muggeridge
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Graham Greene
Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.
Graham Greene
#British Journalist

The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?
David Attenborough
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Let's face it, there are no plain women on television.
Anna Ford
#British Journalist

Imelda Marcos
When they see me holding fish, they can see that I am comfortable with kings as well as with paupers.
Imelda Marcos
#British Journalist

Imelda Marcos
They call me corrupt, frivolous. I am not at all privileged. Maybe the only privileged thing is my face. And corrupt? God! I would not look like this if I am corrupt. Some ugliness would settle down on my system.
Imelda Marcos
#British Journalist

Imelda Marcos
I have a different way of thinking. I think synergistically. I'm not linear in thinking, I'm not very logical.
Imelda Marcos
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Robert Fisk
I don't know what happens if they get bin Laden. I'm much more interested in what happens if they don't get bin Laden.
Robert Fisk
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There is a fine line between serendipity and stalking.
David Coleman
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One way to stop a runaway horse is to bet on him.
Jeffrey Bernard
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Tech executives have historically been owners of significant portions of their companies' stock so there is a propensity for them to diversify as a rule.
David Coleman
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Imelda Marcos
We practically own everything in the Philippines.
Imelda Marcos
#British Journalist

The camera cannot lie, but it can be an accessory to untruth.
Harold Evans
#British Journalist

An orgy looks particularly alluring seen through the mists of righteous indignation.
Malcolm Muggeridge
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It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
David Attenborough
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