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Kate Adie Quotes and Sayings

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In Sierra Leone last year there was just the two of
us hanging out of a helicopter and,
when we were in Bosnia, I drove an armoured vehicle,
thousands of miles.
- Kate Adie

I've never been one to sit around and eat my heart out.
Life's too short.
- Kate Adie

I also read modern novels - I have just had to read
60 as I am one of the judges for the Orange Fiction Prize.
- Kate Adie

I was timid and frightened as a child.
Yours truly did not shin up mountains or do any other
kind of adventurous stuff.
- Kate Adie

 

I have nothing to do with the selection of stories.
I'm the reporter.
- Kate Adie

I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time,
after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher,
a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.
- Kate Adie

I wrote in the book very specifically what I wanted to write about,
period, and left it at.
- Kate Adie

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If I'm in danger then it's usually my fault and it's
up to me to get myself out of it.
I am not in it just to get an adrenalin rush.
No way!
- Kate Adie

Up until about 12 years ago we never,
ever, wore flak jacket or helmets but now the nastiness has got worse.
- Kate Adie

Beslan, where the Russian authorities stopped live
coverage of the school being stormed,
was an illustration of the progress we still have to make.
- Kate Adie

I have never been attracted to any kind of violence.
- Kate Adie

People always seem to assume that we have a full,
back-up support team - make-up, costume and a driver -
but usually,
in a war zone, there's only me and the cameraman.
- Kate Adie

Now children as young as nine carry AK47s which can
kill 30 people in seconds.
- Kate Adie

I sailed through my childhood with a complete lack of any drama.
- Kate Adie

I don't want to be involved in endless media gossip.
- Kate Adie

Hair is also a problem.
I remember once, when I was reporting from Beirut at
the height of the civil war,
someone wrote in to the BBC complaining about my appearance.
- Kate Adie

I will never retire.
- Kate Adie

I don't sit there and speculate.
I'm not that sort of person.
It wastes time, actually.
- Kate Adie

My job is to get to the heart of a story,
to find out what's really going on; to get it verified and,
then, to get it out to as many people as possible as fast as.
- Kate Adie

The better the information it has, the better democracy works.
Silence and secrecy are never good for it.
- Kate Adie

No two wars are identical.
- Kate Adie

On the Northern Ireland question, for instance,
the British and Irish governments prohibit media contact with members of the IRA,
but we have always gone ahead, believing in the right to information.
- Kate Adie

It's totally mistaken to suppose that an armed escort
is going to give a journalist any protection -
on the contrary,
journalists who turn up surrounded by armed personnel
are just turning themselves into targets and in even worse danger.
- Kate Adie

When you are covering a life-or-death struggle,
as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate
and right to go along with military censorship,
and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't
be any press without the censorship.
- Kate Adie

It wasn't glamorous in my day.
In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life
that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times.
Now people are interested in being famous.
I never gave it a thought.
- Kate Adie

I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of
an interest in things and not to get so excited,
but I still care a lot about liberty,
freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism.
- Kate Adie

But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not
under any threat from Iraq,
and is still less so in the second one.
Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information,
particularly as nations have a right to know what their
soldiers are being used for.
- Kate Adie

The Sierra Club in the United States has now really
come out for population control and reduction.
- Susan George

Bear Valley is the hidden treasure of the Sierra.
- Lloyd Bridges

I began taking pictures in the natural world to be
able to show people what I was experiencing when I
climbed and explored in Yosemite in the High Sierra.
- Galen Rowell

How can you expect a man to be brave when he meets
with nothing in life but misfortune?
- Gregorio M. Sierra

I think they do have to get it right in Sierra Leone.
There has to be something in there now to establish confidence,
to stabilize the situation, and then to move to some
sort of political negotiations.
- Alex Morrison

However, I think, first of all, that what's happening
in Sierra Leone is going to have the great influence
on those governments who will be asked to provide forces to the Congo.
Second, of course, the Security Council has no professional
military advice organized in any way.
- Alex Morrison

I sort of kept my hand in writing and went to work
for the Sierra Club in '52,
walked the plank there in '69, founded Friends of the
Earth and the League of Conservation Voters after that.
- David R. Brower

A man must be strong in that profession,
he must have vigor of body and mind,
yet I am all out of breath if I walk up a hill;
I have not the heart to crush even a fly.
- Gregorio M. Sierra

I would hate to see operations in the Congo held hostage
to Sierra Leone but I really think that's the way it's got to be.
At one point we've got to decide to get it right and
we've got to be professional.
- Alex Morrison

There is something universal in the theme of a man
trying to save his family in the midst of the most terrible circumstances.
It is not limited to Sierra Leone.
This story could apply to any number of places where
ordinary people have been caught up in political events beyond their control.
- Edward Zwick

That area environmentally is a waste.
You can't do anything.
I don't care if the Sierra Club goes out there.
It is fully polluted!
You're not only going to work to clean up the environment,
but also you will put people to work.
- Richard M. Daley

The Sierra Club is a very good and a very powerful
force for conservation and,
as a matter of fact, has grown faster since I left
than it was growing while I was there!
It must be doing something right.
- David R. Brower

Relax? How can anybody relax and play golf? You have to grip the club,
don't you?
- Ben Hogan

God did not intend religion to be an exercise club.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club.
You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
- Erma Bombeck

If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you,
down the fairway, so you don't have to waste energy
going back to pick it up.
- Tommy Bolt

You can't wait for inspiration.
You have to go after it with a club.
- Jack London

Doing linear scans over an associative array is like
trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
- Larry Wall

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club,
they'd starve to death.
- Sam Snead

I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
- Groucho Marx

I got a good mind to join a club
and beat you over the head with it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

When West End Girls came out on import,
I was a student at Liverpool University.
I'd go to a club in Liverpool and it would come on,
and I'd be really embarrassed.
- Chris Lowe

The club shows are really intense and powerful,
but for a shorter time, and the audiences are in close
proximity than when I'm performing at The Palace Theatre.
- Deborah Cox

When I travel I normally eat club sandwiches or I bring my own food.
When you go into a new town, it's very had to find a good place to eat.
- Paul Prudhomme

I am going to continue and bring this club forward.
I am Paul Gascoigne the footballer.
- Paul Gascoigne

I want my audience to know me for my work,
not because of who I'm dating or what drugs I'm on or what club I went to.
- Shia LaBeouf

Well, I had an after hours club in Vancouver and when
any of the Motown acts would call.
- Tommy Chong

Studios are passe for me.
I'd rather play in a garage, in a truck,
or a rehearsal hall, a club, or a basement.
- Neil Young

We gained a great deal of prestige, but not much money.
We liked to work so much we couldn't hide it and the
club owners paid us accordingly.
- Judy Holliday

Nice, the club where I started my career in 1983,
want me to see out my playing days there.
- David Ginola

Around '75 when the recession hit, club owners started
going to disco because it was cheaper for them to just
buy a sound system than it was to hire a band.
- Tommy Shaw

Like I went out to a predominantly black club last
night and nobody said anything and I was wishing somebody
would so that someone would dance with me.
- Taye Diggs

When I heard Monk in person in 1955,
he was playing with a quartet in a small club.
The place was full of musicians, but there was no public at all.
- Steve Lacy

The original Mickey Mouse Club, established in the '30s,
was designed to attract children to movie theaters.
- Annette Funicello

The whole character of Justin and the club life he lives -
I have no experience with it.
It's really foreign to me, which is annoying,
but that's just how it is.
- Randy Harrison

We didn't have any segregation at the Cotton Club.
No.
The Cotton Club was wide open, it was free.
- Cab Calloway

I was part of a group that had a cinema club so every
week we would project two or three movies on 16 or 35mm.
- Guillermo del Toro

My grandfather was running Hillcrest Country Club,
and that's where a whole group of Hollywood comedians hung out.
- Leigh Steinberg

I boxed 15 years in a club.
- Uwe Boll

This is going to sound really funny.
I have a poster of Zac Efron on my wall!
I think every girl has a poster of him in their room so,
why not join the club!
- Vanessa Hudgens

I have no problem paying my dues and I have no problem
going out and working the club circuit.
- Leif Garrett

In S Club I played a role in a band,
but now I can go off and be me -
My horizon's wide open now.
It's scary and it's daunting, but it's an absolute thrill.
I feel brand new!
- Rachel Stevens

A great deal of pressure was then built up to remove
me from the club and my resignation was,
finally, a forced one.
- David R. Brower

I think if Tottenham are going to be top four side,
the fans and the club will need to get away from the
philosophy of 'pretty football',
that's got to go.
- Alan Hansen


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