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Clare Balding

British,  Journalist
Total Quotes : 26
Work Boring Nearly

Fitting in is boring. But it takes you nearly your whole life to work that out.

- Clare Balding

Lesbian One Of The Things

I am many things, but one of the things I am is a lesbian.

- Clare Balding

Alone Minutes Even

I hate being alone, even for 10 minutes.

- Clare Balding

Mostly About Waver

I cannot be a placard waver for every campaign; that's why I have mostly kept quiet about gay marriage.

- Clare Balding

Doing Think I Think

Dad is a really surprising guy. Every time I think he's going to be useless, he ends up doing something amazing and saying exactly the right thing.

- Clare Balding

Money Interesting Right

I don't make decisions for money or popularity. I do things because they're right for me, and they're interesting and challenging.

- Clare Balding

Think I Think Common

I felt like a misfit at school, and I think that's quite common.

- Clare Balding

Change The World World

I know sport can change the world, and that matters to me.

- Clare Balding

World Better Better Place

I want to make the world a better place, for women, mainly.

- Clare Balding

My Life Lucky Before

Having thyroid cancer in 2009 really didn't change my life at all. I wish I could say that I had this epiphany. But I knew I was lucky before that, so it's not like I suddenly realised how lucky I am.

- Clare Balding

Play Back Allowed

If you look back at British history, women being allowed to play sport in schools meant they had to change their clothing. They couldn't be running around in their long skirts and corsets, because you can't.

- Clare Balding

Love Hungry Need

I really love good food occasionally, but I need time to enjoy it, and I need to be hungry.

- Clare Balding

Proud Think I Think

I think I can be spiritual, and I can feel that I want to live well, I want to do things that I'm proud of, and I think that's important. Now, do I need a church to tell me that? Actually, no, I don't.

- Clare Balding

Mirror Feared Flattered

If you are fearful, a horse will back off. If you are calm and confident, it will come forward. For those who are often flattered or feared, the horse can be a welcome mirror of the best in human nature.

- Clare Balding

Think Fact Sentence

You hear the word 'cancer,' and you think it is a death sentence. In fact, the shock is the biggest thing about a diagnosis of cancer.

- Clare Balding

Will Watch Very

Very rarely will you listen to the radio in a judgmental way, the way you'll watch telly.

- Clare Balding

Partner Important Most

The most important quality in a partner is a sense of humour.

- Clare Balding

Love Think Particularly

Particularly when you're young, you're terribly flattered by people who like you, so you think you love them.

- Clare Balding

Thought Words Competent

You come across words all the time that are everyday sexism. I was described as 'competently bossy' and 'bossily competent' by a male journalist, and I thought, 'Gosh, 'bossy' is never used of a man.'

- Clare Balding

Luxury Me Weekends

Weekends are a real luxury for me because I'm usually working.

- Clare Balding