Oriana Fallaci


Born
in Florence, Italy
June 29, 1929

Died
September 15, 2006

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Oriana Fallaci was born in Florence, Italy. During World War II, she joined the resistance despite her youth, in the democratic armed group "Giustizia e Libertà". Her father Edoardo Fallaci, a cabinet maker in Florence, was a political activist struggling to put an end to the dictatorship of Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini. It was during this period that Fallaci was first exposed to the atrocities of war.

Fallaci began her journalistic career in her teens, becoming a special correspondent for the Italian paper Il mattino dell'Italia centrale in 1946. Since 1967 she worked as a war correspondent, in Vietnam, for the Indo-Pakistani War, in the Middle East and in South America. For many years, Fallaci was a special correspondent for the
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“عادت بدترین بیماریه. کاری می کنه که آدم به هر بدبختی و هر دردی سر خم کنه و بتونه کنار آدمای نفرت انگیز دووم بیاره”
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“You belong neither to God nor the state nor me. You belong to yourself and no one else.”
Oriana Fallaci, Letter to a Child Never Born

“معلوم نیست انسان چرا همیشه عاشق کسی می شود که شایستگی عشق را ندارد.شاید این تنها راه برای باز یافتن تعالی از دست رفته ی دنیایی است که در آن زندگی می کنیم . این قدیمی ترین نوع خود آزاری است:عشق ورزی به کسی که قادر به عشق ورزی نیست.”
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