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Helen Thomas

  • Anybody who runs for public office today has got to know his life or her life will be an open book. I've decided that if you want to run for public office you have to decide at the age of 5 and live accordingly.

    • Helen Thomas,
    • "Uncovering the White House," in San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle ()
  • You're only as good as your last story.

  • You didn't tell a lie, you just left a big hole in the truth.

  • Life is too short to drink the house wine.

    • Helen Thomas,
    • in Reader's Digest ()
  • You cannot have a democracy without an informed people.

    • Helen Thomas,
    • in Elizabeth DiNovella interview, Progressive ()
  • Try to reject war and give peace a chance. Question the powers that be and find out why they make the dubious decisions they do that send young people to war.

    • Helen Thomas,
    • in Ms. ()

Helen Thomas, U.S. writer, news service reporter, member of the White House press corps, opinion columnist

(1920 - 2013)

Full name: Helen Amelia Thomas.