Nicholas Kristof Quotes

One lesson of history is that moral force counts.



Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas Kristof
  • Born: April 27, 1959
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Journalist, Author, Columnist; Writer

Nicholas Donabet Kristof is an American journalist and political commentator. A winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, he is a regular CNN contributor and has written an op-ed column for The New York Times since November 2001. Kristof is a self-described progressive. According to The Washington Post, Kristof "rewrote opinion journalism" with his emphasis on human rights abuses and social injustices, such as human trafficking and the Darfur conflict. Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has described Kristof as an "honorary African" for shining a spotlight on neglected conflicts.