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Kate Adie Quotes

Money may not buy happiness, but it's better to cry in a Lamborghini - Funny Quotes
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken - Oscar Wilde Quotes
A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her - Marilyn Monroe Quotes
Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is - Funny Quotes
I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, just to be sure - Funny Quotes
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary - Work Quotes
A true friend is someone who accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future - Friend Quotes
You had me at hello - Love Quotes
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I will never retire  (Kate Adie Quotes) I’ve never been one to sit around and eat my heart out. Life’s too short.  (Kate Adie Quotes) 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 Quotes) People always seem to assume that we have a full, back - up support team - makeup, costume and a driver - but usually, in a war zone, there’s only me and the cameraman  (Kate Adie Quotes) 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 Quotes) Now children as young as nine carry AK47s which can kill 30 people in seconds  (Kate Adie Quotes) 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 Quotes) 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 Quotes) 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 Quotes) 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 Quotes) 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 Quotes) I don’t find an advantage or disadvantage in being a woman when reporting. What little advantages there might be in some instances is cancelled out by the basic lack of lavatories round the world for women.  (Kate Adie Quotes) On the whole, when the unexpected danger happens to you, you’re thinking so fast, you’re thinking so hard, every bit of you is alive to ‘What should I do?’ ‘What can I do?’ There isn’t a lot of time for contemplation.  (Kate Adie Quotes) 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 Quotes) 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 Quotes) 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 Quotes) 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 Quotes) No two wars are identical  (Kate Adie Quotes) I sailed through my childhood with a complete lack of any drama  (Kate Adie Quotes) I have nothing to do with the selection of stories. I’m the reporter  (Kate Adie Quotes) I have never been attracted to any kind of violence  (Kate Adie Quotes) I don’t want to be involved in endless media gossip  (Kate Adie Quotes) 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 Quotes) 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 Quotes) I wrote in the book very specifically what I wanted to write about, period, and left it at  (Kate Adie Quotes) I’ve never been one to sit around and eat my heart out. Life’s too short  (Kate Adie Quotes) 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 Quotes) The better the information it has, the better democracy works. Silence and secrecy are never good for it  (Kate Adie Quotes) Up until about 12 years ago we never, ever, wore flak jacket or helmets but now the nastiness has got worse  (Kate Adie Quotes) Having had loving people who brought me up, and then I find another set of people. That really is a double blessing  (Kate Adie Quotes)
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