Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Alvin Adams

I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the press is of the greatest importance to the success and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission.
Alvin Adams
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Humanitarian missions are little different from any other public enterprise, diplomacy included, which is susceptible of misinterpretation by the public, hence ultimately of failure.
Alvin Adams
Well I just figure any man who risks his neck to save a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth.
Alvin Adams
Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.
Alvin Adams
My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
Alvin Adams
Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help.
Alvin Adams