Christiane Amanpour Quotes

I was planning, I told everybody, to take him on the road with me. At the very least I fully expected to keep up my hectic pace, and my passion as a war correspondent.

Passion Quotes, Planning Quotes, War Quotes

I have spent the past ten years in just about every war zone there was.

War Quotes

And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place.

Vision Quotes


I have always thought it morally unacceptable to kill stories, not to run stories, that people have risked their lives to get.

Risk Quotes, Thought Quotes

Our industry has invested so much money in technology that perhaps it's time to invest in talent, in people.

Technology Quotes, Time Quotes, Talent Quotes, Money Quotes

We were thrilled and we were privileged to be part of a revolution, because make no mistake about it, Ted Turner changed the world with CNN.

Change Quotes, Revolution Quotes

I'm not an American but I have always had the outsiders' respect for the American people and the American way.

American Quotes, Respect Quotes

If we have no respect for our viewers, then how can we have any respect for ourselves and what we do?

Respect Quotes

I leave CNN with the utmost respect, love and admiration for the company and everyone who works here. This has been my family and shared endeavor for the past 27 years, and I am forever grateful and proud of all that we have accomplished.

Love Quotes, Company Quotes, Work Quotes, Respect Quotes

In Iran the whole reform and democracy movement has been based on the emerging free press.

Democracy Quotes, Reform Quotes

We in the press, by our power, can actually undermine leadership.

Leadership Quotes, Power Quotes

Indeed in the full flush of journalistic passion and conviction I once told an interviewer that of course I would never get married. And I most definitely would never have children.

Children Quotes, Passion Quotes

'm thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News. Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition started by David Brinkley, is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day.

Great Quotes, Honor Quotes

We manage the fear, I manage the fear, but it certainly takes its toll, the strain does.

Fear Quotes

I am no longer sure that when I go out there and do my job it'll even see the light of air, if the experience of my network colleagues is anything to go by.

Work Quotes, Experience Quotes

In Bosnia, little children shot in the head by a guy who thinks it's okay to aim his gun at a child.

Children Quotes, Aim Quotes

And one thing that I always believed and that I knew for certain was that I could never have sustained a personal relationship while I worked this hard, or while I was that driven this intensely by the story.

Work Quotes

Here in the United States, our profession is much maligned, people simply don't trust or like journalists anymore and that's sad.

Trust Quotes

If you have a child, I said, you have a responsibility at least to stay alive.

Responsibility Quotes

Yes, you are running businesses, and yes, we understand and accept that, but surely there must be a level beyond which profit from news is simply indecent.

Business Quotes, Profit Quotes

But to be self-obsessed is simply not o.k. for the most important country in the world, the United States, which affects every other country in the world.

Important Quotes

And I really believe good journalism is good business.

Business Quotes

We hear foreign accents on CNN. It's crazy, it's wild, who knows, maybe they'll take you because you certainly don't fit in, in the American spectrum of news.

American Quotes