Inspirational Quotes by Tim Hetherington

Tim Hetherington War Quotes

Brotherhood means laying down your life for somebody, really willing to sacrifice yourself for somebody else.

Tim Hetherington

I don’t go to war for the adrenaline rush. I cover wars because that’s what I’ve ended up doing.

Tim Hetherington

I’m a documentary image maker, still and moving, because keeping the real world on the agenda is really important at a time when we’re increasingly disconnected from parts of the world on whom we depend.

Tim Hetherington

The funny thing about war is that people feel you need to be morally outraged. I feel morally outraged about it, and I’ve been doing it for long enough to feel morally outraged, because I have been in massacre scenes in West Africa, and I’ve been doing this for a long time now.

Tim Hetherington

With soldiers, their wives are so fundamental in their relationships, and yet there’s this kind of other war happening back in the States, where wives of soldiers don’t quite understand what their husbands have been through, because their husbands won’t really talk about it, and that’s really the hidden war.

Tim Hetherington

You can construct whatever story you want to. Documentaries are constructions, as is all journalism.

Tim Hetherington

I think it’s really important that we understand that we share this world and we’re connected to it.

Tim Hetherington

It’s an amazing thing to hear they’re finally giving out a Medal of Honor to a soldier from the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tim Hetherington

Going to Liberia really changed a lot for me. I didn’t realize what was happening on the same planet. My understanding that in the world everything is interconnected really grew – to go to one of the poorest countries from one of the richest countries in the world. It was two worlds apart.

Tim Hetherington

We’re journalists, so our default position is we’re not writing editorial. We’re trying to bring information to readers, viewers, so that they can make up their own conclusions.

Tim Hetherington

As journalists, because you don’t carry a gun, you sort of become this observer.

Tim Hetherington