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Katharine Graham

Dátum narodenia: 16. jún 1917
Dátum úmrtia: 17. júl 2001

Katharine Meyer Graham bola americká novinárka.


„Milovať, čo robíš, a cítiť, že na tom záleží - môže byť niečo zábavnejšie?“

„The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it.“


„The only way I can describe the extent of my anxiety is to say that I felt as if I were pregnant with a rock.“

„Some questions don't have answers, which is a terribly difficult lesson to learn.“

„A mistake is simply another way of doing things.“

„Left alone, no matter at what age or under what circumstance, you have to remake your life.“

„I believe... that education is not only the most important societal problem but the most interesting.“ Personal History

„But though he lacked the gift of intimacy, in many ways his supportive love still came through to me. He somehow conveyed his belief in me without ever articulating it, and that was the single most sustaining thing in my life.“ Personal History


„The more subtle inheritance of my strange childhood was the feeling, which we all shared to some extent, of believing we were never quite going about things correctly. Had I said the right thing? Had I worn the right clothes? Was I attractive? These questions were unsettling and self-absorbing, even overwhelming at times, and remained so throughout much of my adult life, until, at last, I grew impatient with dwelling on the past.“ Personal History

„One speaker after another used to start his presentation coyly by saying, “Lady and gentlemen,” or “Gentlemen and Mrs. Graham,” always with slight giggles or snickers.“ Personal History

„When I say we do not“ Personal History

„The nicest thing you did was to take me seriously when a lot of people wouldn’t have, but not too seriously, which was just right.“ Personal History


„He, who hated to hurt people, had to begin to deal with all the hurt his actions had wrought—for me, for the children, for Robin, for himself.“ Personal History

„I certainly didn’t understand something that I learned later from Dr. Kay Jamison, the author of An Unquiet Mind, about her own manic-depression. She has written that it is “a lethal illness, particularly if left untreated, or wrongly treated.“ Personal History

„I think heroes and heroines are both vulgar and boring and usually lead that kind of lives. But when you tell people you were just doing your own thing in an admittedly escalated situation, they say, Ah, yes, etc.“ Personal History

„There is a saying about relationships in Washington: If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.“ Personal History

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