Oriana Fallaci — Italian Journalist born on July 24, 1929,

Oriana Fallaci was an Italian journalist, author, and political interviewer. A partisan during World War II, she had a long and successful journalistic career. Fallaci became famous worldwide for her coverage of war and revolution, and her interviews with many world leaders during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s... (wikipedia)

Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare.
Alas, nothing reveals man the way war does. Nothing so accentuates in him the beauty and ugliness, the intelligence and foolishness, the brutishness and humanity, the courage and cowardice, the enigma.
Is it right to shoot the poor prostitute or a woman who is unfaithful to her husband, or a man who loves another man?
We must take positions. Our weakness in the West is born of the fact of so-called 'objectivity.' Objectivity does not exist - it cannot exist!... The word is a hypocrisy which is sustained by the lie that the truth stays in the middle. No, sir: Sometimes truth stays on one side only.
The moment you give up your principles, and your values, you are dead, your culture is dead, your civilization is dead. Period.

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