Jessica Savitch Quotes

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Born: February 1, 1947, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA, October 23, 1983
Occupation: TV personality

1.
A fact of modern life is that it takes women longer to get ready than men.
- Jessica Savitch

2.
Anyone who writes an autobiographical work at the age of 34 is, at best, presumptuous. It occurred to me that it was time to set the record straight.
- Jessica Savitch

3.
By far my most perilous assignment was covering a tank car explosion.
- Jessica Savitch

4.
For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.
- Jessica Savitch

5.
I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise.
- Jessica Savitch

6.
In every interview I have ever read or seen or taken part in, the final question in our future-oriented society is always, What next?
- Jessica Savitch

7.
In interviews I gave early on in my career, I was quoted as saying it was possible to have it all: a dynamic job, marriage, and children. In some respects, I was a social adolescent.
- Jessica Savitch

8.
It had not occurred to me that marriage requires the same effort as a career. And unlike a career, marriage requires a joint effort.
- Jessica Savitch

9.
Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus.
- Jessica Savitch

10.
No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.
- Jessica Savitch

11.
The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news.
- Jessica Savitch

12.
The relationship between talent and management is uneasy, at best.
- Jessica Savitch

13.
What is the value of sticking a microphone in a man's face right after he has learned of his wife's death?
- Jessica Savitch

14.
Women didn't want to watch other women on television because they were jealous of their husbands' diverted attention.
- Jessica Savitch

15.
Women may not have it easy, but we are given a fairer chance to reach for the top.
- Jessica Savitch

16.
Women were seldom given quality assignments or adequate air time.
- Jessica Savitch

17.
You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone.
- Jessica Savitch

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