” The White House used to belong to the American people. At least that’s what I learned from history books and from covering every president starting with John F. Kennedy. “


” I covered two presidents, LBJ and Nixon, who could no longer convince, persuade, or govern, once people had decided they had no credibility, but we seem to be more tolerant now of what I think we should not tolerate. “


” We in the press have a special role since there is no other institution in our society that can hold the President accountable. I do believe that our democracy can endure and prevail only if the American people are informed. “


” It’s like I say to young people who ask me about going into journalism: If you want to be loved, don’t go into this business. “


” I have a background and an understanding of what’s happened in the Middle East that a lot of people don’t have, because there’s been no interest. “



All 5 Helen Thomas Quotes about People in picture


The White House used to belong to the American people. At least that
I covered two presidents, LBJ and Nixon, who could no longer convince, persuade, or govern, once people had decided they had no credibility, but we seem to be more tolerant now of what I think we should not tolerate.


We in the press have a special role since there is no other institution in our society that can hold the President accountable. I do believe that our democracy can endure and prevail only if the American people are informed.
It
I have a background and an understanding of what
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