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Amanda Lindhout

Canadian,  Journalist
Total Quotes : 59
Think Lives Certainly

Going into Somalia, I didn't anticipate how many people's lives would be affected by it. In hindsight, I certainly wish I had taken more time to think about that, but I can't change it.

- Amanda Lindhout

War Everyone

War dehumanizes everyone.

- Amanda Lindhout

Will Weeks Goes

A little goes a long way in Somalia: $5 will feed a person there for about two weeks.

- Amanda Lindhout

Back Been Part

Because travel has always been such a vital part of myself and so essential to who I am, I have made the decision to continue to put myself back out into the world. And that's not an easy decision to make.

- Amanda Lindhout

Single Never Obligation

I never felt an obligation to say every single terrible thing that happened to me.

- Amanda Lindhout

Through Telling Caught

Many, including the Canadian and U.S. governments, try to provide family support while also maintaining a hard line about further fuelling terrorism and hostage-taking through ransom payments ... Still, try telling that to a mother, or a father, or a husband or wife caught in the powerless agony of standing by.

- Amanda Lindhout

My Life New Faded

Friendships that don't fit my life anymore have faded away, and new ones have come in.

- Amanda Lindhout

Monkey Next Some

For a while, the world for me was like a set of monkey bars. I swung from one place to the next, sometimes backward, sometimes forward, capitalizing on my own momentum, knowing that at some point my arms... would give out, and I'd fall to the ground.

- Amanda Lindhout

Compassion Example How

Hamdi Ulukaya and Chobani have made the decision to feed 250,000 victims of the Somali famine. Their compassion speaks for itself, and is a shining example of how the business community can have an enormous positive impact on the world.

- Amanda Lindhout

People Countries Kindest

The countries with the greatest problems have the kindest people.

- Amanda Lindhout

Easy Forgiving Easy Thing

Forgiving is not an easy thing to do.

- Amanda Lindhout

Me Getting Plane

Getting on a plane is hard for me, but I do it, because travel is vital to me.

- Amanda Lindhout

Strong Voice Against

Hillary Clinton has a strong and powerful voice regarding ending violence against women and girls.

- Amanda Lindhout

Change Watched Lives

I have watched lives change. I have seen women gain confidence.

- Amanda Lindhout

Wonderful Being Feels

After being in captivity for so long, I can't begin to describe how wonderful it feels to be home in Canada.

- Amanda Lindhout

Fact Some Feels

When you see a 14-year-old boy who has never known what peace looks like for a day in his life, there's part of you as a human being that feels some degree, you can say, compassion for the fact that these boys have known war, famine, violence and death from the day they were born.

- Amanda Lindhout

Think Like Invincible

I don't think I'm unusual in that, in my 20s, like many people, I felt invincible.

- Amanda Lindhout

Dark Being Weight

Being in the dark, there's a real weight to it. It's heavy.

- Amanda Lindhout

Last Meant Named

Accompanied by an Australian photographer named Nigel Brennan, I'd gone to Somalia to work as a freelance journalist, on a trip that was meant to last only ten days.

- Amanda Lindhout

I Am Proud Canadian

I am so proud to be a Canadian.

- Amanda Lindhout