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Summary

Nicholas D. Kristof (born as Nicholas Donabet Kristof in Yamhill, Oregon, United States) is a famous Writer from USA, he is 57 years old and still alive, born April 27, 1959.

Biography

Nicholas Donabet Kristof is an American journalist, author and columnist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner.

Kristof graduated from Harvard University and at Magdalen College, Oxford. In 1981 he became a member of Phi Beta Kappa Community. He began in 1984 for The New York Times to work as a correspondent. Today he is a columnist for various print media, such as the Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine and The New York Times.

In 1990 he and his wife won the "Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting" for its coverage of the Tiananmen massacre. Kristof won in 2006 for the second time the award in the category "Pulitzer Prize for Commentary" for his comments on the Darfur conflict.

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He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by Nicholas, under the main topic Pet.

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Famous quotes by Nicholas D. Kristof (33)


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"The world spends $40 billion a year on pet food"
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"There isn't a political price to be paid yet for doing nothing. People need to get upset with President Bush. People need to get upset with their Congressmen"
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"The north of the Central African Republic is now a war zone, with rival armed bands burning villages, kidnapping children, robbing travelers and killing people with impunity"
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"One of the things that really got to me was talking to parents who had been burned out of their villages, had family members killed, and then when men showed up at the wells to get water, they were shot"
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"Neither left nor right has focused adequately on maternal health"
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"Just a little help, a small security force, a bit of food, can save lives"
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"The bulk of the emails tend to come after a column. I can get about 2,000 after a column"
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"If President Bush is serious about genocide, an immediate priority is to stop the cancer of Darfur from spreading further, which means working with France to shore up Chad and the Central African Republic"
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"I try to be careful about wording. One of the things I've tried to combat in my blog is the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership"
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"I have often tried to tell the story of a place through people there"
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"There is an element of anger among women who've been raped. There's certainly a major element of humiliation. But it really does seem like a medical condition of shock and horror"
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"The conflict in Darfur could escalate to where we're seeing 100,000 victims per month"
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"It really is quite remarkable that Darfur has become a household name. I am gratified that's the case"
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"Abortion politics have distracted all sides from what is really essential: a major aid campaign to improve midwifery, prenatal care and emergency obstetric services in poor countries"
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"You would see people going back to homes that had been burned, putting thatch over their structures again. They still couldn't leave the area without the danger of men being killed or women being raped, but it was a start"
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"There are other issues I have felt more emotionally connected to, like China, where I lived and worked for some time. I was living there when Tiananmen Square erupted"
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"Neither Western donor countries like the U.S. nor poor recipients like Cameroon care much about Africans who are poor, rural and female"
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"I think it's dangerous to be optimistic. Things could go terribly wrong virtually overnight"
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"While Americans have heard of Darfur and think we should be doing more there, they aren't actually angry at the president about inaction"
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"The news media's silence, particularly television news, is reprehensible. If we knew as much about Darfur as we do about Michael Jackson, we might be able to stop these things from continuing"
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"Every year 3.1 million Indian children die before the age of 5, mostly from diseases of poverty like diarrhea"
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"As soon as I was old enough to drive, I got a job at a local newspaper. There was someone who influenced me. He wrote a column for The Guardian from this tiny village in India"
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"All of a sudden their husband's dead and maybe a child is dead and they have absolutely nothing - and they're heading through the desert at night"
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"A little bit of attention can go a long way"
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"The U.N. Population Fund has a maternal health program in some Cameroon hospitals, but it doesn't operate in this region. It's difficult to expand, because President Bush has cut funding"
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"Most of the villagers were hiding in the bush, where they were dying from bad water, malaria and malnutrition"
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"It's easy to keep issuing blame to Republicans or the president"
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"Half a million women die each year around the world in pregnancy. It's not biology that kills them so much as neglect"
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"We all might ask ourselves why we tune in to these more trivial matters and tune out when it comes to Darfur"
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"The photos were taken by African Union soldiers. People in Congress saw them. I thought if people could see them, there would be public outcry. No one would be able to say, We just didn't know what was going on there"
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"Random violence is incredibly infectious"
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"The fact that people will pay you to talk to people and travel to interesting places and write about what intrigues you, I am just amazed by that"
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"A few countries like Sri Lanka and Honduras have led the way in slashing maternal mortality"


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