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Flora Lewis

Flora Lewis ca. 1941
Born July 25, 1922
Los Angeles
Died June 2, 2002(2002-06-02) (aged 79)
Paris
Cause of death cancer
Nationality American journalist
Citizenship American
Alma mater Columbia University(M.A.)
UCLA(B.A.)
Occupation journalist
Years active 1942 – 2002
Employer The New York Times
Known for reportage
Spouse(s) Sydney Gruson
Children Kerry, Sheila, Lindsey
Awards Overseas Press Club awards, Edward Weintal Award, Cross of the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, NYWC’s Matrix Award for Newspapers, NYU’s Elmer Holmes Bobst Award in Arts and Letters

Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere.
Flora Lewis
Many, many, many small moves of many kinds can bring a way to manage change. The theory can come later.
Flora Lewis
We have learned how to do a lot of things. We must try to relearn why.
Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.
Flora Lewis
I consider that there are different degrees of civilization and there are many different ways of expressing it. But one is civilized or is not.
Flora Lewis