The first step in providing economic equality for women is to ensure a stable economy in which every person who wants to work can work.
Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.
You have given me a great responsibility: to stay close to you, to be worthy of you and to exemplify what you are.
Globalization is a policy, not an act of God
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing... you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world.
If you're totally illiterate and living on one dollar a day, the benefits of globalization never come to you.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries."
Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.
To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each others children.