I think I’ve revived the costume-jewelry industry.
I think that we all know what evil is. We have a sense of what’s evil, and certainly killing innocent people is evil. We’re less sure about what is good. There’s sort of good, good enough, could be better – but absolute good is a little harder to define.
I spent my life studying communism and Soviet systems.
As strong as the United States is, we can’t deal with terrorism alone.
My mind-set is Munich. Most of my generation’s is Vietnam.
I hope I’m wrong, but I am afraid that Iraq is going to turn out to be the greatest disaster in American foreign policy – worse than Vietnam, not in the number who died, but in terms of its unintended consequences and its reverberation throughout the region.
Hate, emotionalism, and frustration are not policies.
I was a little girl in World War II and I’m used to being freed by Americans.
The greatest thrill in my life was to represent the United States of America.
I believe that my parents did wonderful things for us.
Nobody’s ever said that pins are a tool of diplomacy.
I do believe that in order to be a successful negotiator that as a diplomat, you have to be able to put yourself into the other person’s shoes. Unless you can understand what is motivating them, you are never going to be able to figure out how to solve a particular problem.
Don’t make me into this airy-fairy, moralist, idealist because I’m not.
I’ve never seen America as an imperialist or colonialist or meddling country.
People are finding it harder and harder to relate to foreign policy.
I enjoy wearing pins, and nobody tells me to do it.
I have always thought of myself as a Czechoslovak Catholic.
Life is grim, and we don’t have to be grim all the time.