Martha Gellhorn Quotes

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It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves due to atrophy of the imagination. -Martha Gellhorn
Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit. -Martha Gellhorn
Nothing is better for self-esteem than survival. -Martha Gellhorn
It is alleged that half a million Spanish men, women and children fled to France after the Franco victory. -Martha Gellhorn
Life is not long at all, never long enough, but days are very long indeed. -Martha Gellhorn
Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it -Martha Gellhorn
I know enough to know that no woman should ever marry a man who hated his mother. -Martha Gellhorn
The English are very proud of their Parliament, and week in, week out, century after century, they have pretty good cause to be. -Martha Gellhorn
By its existence, the Peace Movement denies that governments know best; it stands for a different order of priorities: the human race comes first. -Martha Gellhorn
From the earliest wars of men to our last heart-breaking worldwide effort, all we could do was kill ourselves. Now we are able to kill the future. -Martha Gellhorn
All politicians are bores and liars and fakes. I talk to people. -Martha Gellhorn
I used to write letters to the wounded in the Palace Hotel, and I used to drive a station wagon with blood in bottles to a battalion aid station. -Martha Gellhorn
... people miss a great deal by being sensible. -Martha Gellhorn
the ends never justify the means because IT never ends. -Martha Gellhorn
I'm not interested in my standard of living, my health, my job, my rights, my freedoms, my future, or any future. -Martha Gellhorn
in November you begin to know how long the winter will be. -Martha Gellhorn
I feel very troubled in the head and heart. -Martha Gellhorn
Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it. -Martha Gellhorn
I see mysteries and complications wherever I look, and I have never met a steadily logical person. -Martha Gellhorn
I daresay I was the worst bed partner in five continents. -Martha Gellhorn
I followed the war wherever I could reach it. -Martha Gellhorn
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