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First, those images help us understand the general
by Bruce Jackson

First, those images help us understand the general
and specific magnitude of disaster caused by the tsunami.
The huge outpouring of aid would not have happened without those images.
- Bruce Jackson

Perhaps the most important lesson of the New Social
Historians is that history belongs to those about whom
or whose documents survive.
- Bruce Jackson

The media is not at all homogeneous in the way it tells us about war.
- Bruce Jackson

They say the death of a parent puts you in time because
that means there's now no generation standing between you and ordinary death:
you're next.
I don't buy it.
- Bruce Jackson

 

All too often, academic departments defend their territory
with the passion of cornered animals,
though with far less justification.
- Bruce Jackson

Bridges are perhaps the most invisible form of public architecture.
- Bruce Jackson

It is not at all clear how much the media influences
public opinion and how much public opinion influences the media.
- Bruce Jackson

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What is perhaps more worthy of note than how many tsunami dead we've seen,
however, is how many other recent dead we have not seen.
- Bruce Jackson

I'm a schoolteacher and a writer.
So that's what I do.
- Bruce Jackson

War is big and there are only so many reporters and
only so many places for their words and images to appear.
Choices are made constantly.
- Bruce Jackson

The key fact missed most often by social scientists
utilizing documentary films for data,
is this: documentary films are not found or reported things;
they're made things.
- Bruce Jackson

The media bring our wars home, but only rarely have
they been able to do it in complete freedom.
- Bruce Jackson

Books can now be on the stands within days from delivery
of a formatted manuscript,
and often are.
- Bruce Jackson

America has the longest prison sentences in the West,
yet the only condition long sentences demonstrably cure is heterosexuality.
- Bruce Jackson

Both of our wars in Iraq were, on American television,
largely bloodless.
- Bruce Jackson

War is grounded in the notion of triumph and defeat.
It is zero-sum.
- Bruce Jackson

Vietnam is often called our only uncensored war,
but that only means that the government wasn't vetting the pictures and words.
- Bruce Jackson

The US military still blames the media for stories
and images that turned the American public against the war in Vietnam.
- Bruce Jackson

You've gotten words about those American and Iraqi deaths and mutilations,
but precious few images.
- Bruce Jackson

War is an abstraction.
- Bruce Jackson

For governments at war, the media is an instrument
of war or an element in war that is to be controlled.
- Bruce Jackson

The mainstream media showed, for example,
no blood and guts resulting from the 9/11 attacks.
- Bruce Jackson

When friends and lovers die and your world gets quieter;
that's when the silence comes closer;
that's when next isn't the least bit theoretical or abstract.
- Bruce Jackson

Bridges become frames for looking at the world around us.
- Bruce Jackson

Documentary films are created in an inverted funnel
of declining possibility.
- Bruce Jackson

Technology has changed the way book publishing works,
as it has changed everything else in the world of media.
- Bruce Jackson

Filmmakers who use narrators pay a price for taking the easy way:
narrated films date far more quickly than films without narrators.
- Bruce Jackson

The web continues to be a source of important photographs you see nowhere else.
- Bruce Jackson

The fact that the Arctic, more than any other populated region of the world,
requires the collaboration of so many disciplines and
points of view to be understood at all,
is a benefit rather than a burden.
- Bruce Jackson

The U.S.
government has in recent years fought what it termed wars against AIDs,
drug abuse, poverty, illiteracy and terrorism.
Each of those wars has budgets, legislation,
offices, officials, letterhead - everything necessary
in a bureaucracy to tell you something is real.
- Bruce Jackson

We entered the 20th century trying to deal with three
ideas purporting to define or describe or explain three spheres of action,
development and conflict: Darwin on the natural world,
Freud on the internal world, Marx on the economic world.
- Bruce Jackson

All governments in all wars have used all the means
at their disposal to put their own motives,
decisions and actions, and the actions of their military forces,
in the best possible light.
- Bruce Jackson

Television broadcasts have, in the main,
been more suggestive, less specific,
more distant in their images than the print press:
often you knew that lump was a dead body only because
a chattering reporter told you it was.
- Bruce Jackson

Which suggests something about media and war:
it's not just that events happen and the media documents and presents them.
There is a third element: what the public is ready to accept,
what the public wants to know.
- Bruce Jackson

The daily press, the immediate media,
is superb at synecdoche, at giving us a small thing
that stands for a much larger thing.
Reporters on the ground, embedded or otherwise,
can tell us about or send us pictures of what happened
in that place at that time among those people.
- Bruce Jackson

Well, I think everybody's a little jealous of the Vietnam Wall,
even people from wars that already have good monuments.
You have a monument like the Wall and nobody ever forgets your war,
you can bet on that.
- Bruce Jackson

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

First say to yourself what you would be;
then do what you have to do.
- Epictetus

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
- Socrates

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies


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