There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.— Madeleine Albright
The most lust Madeleine Albright quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you
Our predecessors understood that the ties that bind America are far stronger than disagreements over any particular policy and far more durable and profound than any party affiliation.
We must stop Saddam from ever again jeopardizing the stability and security of his neighbors with weapons of mass destruction.
Saddam's goal is to achieve the lifting of U.
N. sanctions while retaining and enhancing Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs. We cannot, we must not and we will not let him succeed.
The reason I made women's issues central to American foreign policy, was not because I was a feminist, but because we know that societies are more stable if women are politically and economically empowered.
I think this is a very hard choice, but the price - we think the price is worth it.
The world would be entirely different if it were run by women.
I think it is true that we are more seeking consensus and don't have such big egos and have a variety of different ways of trying to get along. But anybody who says that the world would be better has forgotten high school. It depends on who the women are.
We will not be intimidated or pushed off the world stage by people who do not like what we stand for, and that is, freedom, democracy and the fight against disease, poverty and terrorism.
My mind-set is Munich. Most of my generation's is Vietnam.
As you go along your own road in life, you will, if you aim high enough, also meet resistance... But no matter how tough the opposition may seem, have courage still and persevere.
There is a significant moral difference between a person who commits a violent crime and a person who tries to cross a border illegally in order to put food on the family table. Such migrants my violate our laws against illicit entry, but if that's all they do they are trespassers, not criminals. They deserve to have their dignity respected.
Embrace the faith that every challenge surmounted by your energy;
every problem solved by your wisdom; every soul stirred by your passion; and every barrier to justice brought down by your determination will ennoble your life, inspire others, serve your country, and explode outward the boundaries of what is achievable on this earth.
No one has done what Saddam Hussein has done, or is thinking of doing.
He is producing weapons of mass destruction, and he is qualitatively and quantitatively different from other dictators.
Don't make me into this airy-fairy, moralist, idealist because I'm not.
Glass ceilings have been broken, but more have to be broken.
As a leader, you have to have the ability to assimilate new information and understand that there might be a different view.
To understand Europe, you have to be a genius - or French.
I do not believe that things happen accidentally; I believe you earn them.
The cover-up, more than the initial wrongdoing, is what is most likely to bring you down.
I think there has to be the sense that once you have climbed the ladder of success, that you don't push it away from the building.
I think that the Middle East is the largest piece of unfinished business that we all have. I happen to believe in the democratization process.
I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.
I don't actually believe in a clash of civilizations.
I believe in a clash of the civilized and the noncivilized.
Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face.
US is a very religious country. Separation of church and state is part of our credo, but that it is hard to understand since our money says "In God we trust" and every President says "God bless America".
When we're trying to solve difficult national issues its sometimes necessary to talk to adversaries as well as friends. Historians have a word for this: diplomacy.
Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies.
The Framework Agreement is one of the best things the [Clinton] Administration has done because it stopped a nuclear weapons program in North Korea.
I've never been to New Zealand before.
But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there.
While democracy in the long run is the most stable form of government, in the short run, it is among the most fragile.
There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.
(Keynote speech at Celebrating Inspiration luncheon with the WNBA's All-Decade Team, 2006)
If we have to use force, it is because we are America.
We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall. We see further into the future.
Because of my parents' love of democracy, we came to America after being driven twice from our home in Czechoslovakia - first by Hitler and then by Stalin.
Our strategic dialogue with China can both protect American interests and uphold our principles, provided we are honest about our differences on human rights and other issues and provided we use a mix of targeted incentives and sanctions to narrow these differences.
I teach at Georgetown, and I see that the students have so many different interests. The main thing is to match your passion with your knowledge, because you can't just be passionate without knowing the facts, and facts are really boring without passion.
I'm a problem-solver.
My deepest regret from my years in public service is the failure of the United States and the international community to act sooner to halt these crimes.
The difference between humans and other mammals is that we know how to accessorize.
I was in Europe and it was at this stage that I fell in love with Americans in uniform. And I continue to have that love affair.
When combined with information and communication technologies, microcredit can unleash new opportunities for the world's poorest entrepreneurs and thereby revitalize the village economies they serve.
Foreign policy is now a huge field. It isn't just people who are studying political science. There are so many aspects to it in terms of understanding hard science for people who are studying climate change, or people who are interested in health policy or food security, or people who care about education.
In A Man With a Pipe, my brother observed that although my father had been seen as intellectual and my mother more a creature of temperament, she had often been the more levelheaded of the two. In sum, we miss them as we love them, equally and always.
the purpose of foreign policy is to persuade others to do what we want or, better yet, to want what we want.
What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change.
There are an awful lot of things going on that need understanding and explanation, but - to put it mildly - the world is a mess.
I do think that she [Hillary Clinton] will prove that she's the best, whether she's in the White House or somewhere else. I think it will very much be a historic moment, when we are able to say that we actually have done something like put a woman in the White House. Its very interesting to think about considering its taken us long as it has.
Mahmoud Abbas is a puppet.
I have very set and consistent principles, but I am flexible on tactics. I like to get the job done.
We have to understand where we have strategic relationships that require us to take a different approach. I guess the easiest way to describe it is: different strokes for different folks.
The system he (President Hosni Mubarak) is recommending would make it virtually impossible for truly independent parties to participate. Sham democracy should be exposed for what it truly is.