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Condoleezza Rice quotes: We need to move beyond the idea that girls can be leaders and create the expectation that they should be leaders. We need to move beyond the idea that girls can be leaders and create the expectation that they should be leaders.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I am a professor at Stanford; I am a happy professor at Stanford. That's where I'm staying. I am a professor at Stanford; I am a happy professor at Stanford. That's where I'm staying.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Every life is capable of greatness. Every life is capable of greatness.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Punish France, ignore Germany, and forgive Russia. Punish France, ignore Germany, and forgive Russia.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: U.S. officials never expected that 'we were going to open garages and find' weapons of mass destruction. U.S. officials never expected that 'we were going to open garages and find' weapons of mass destruction.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Foreign policy simply cannot be judged by today's headlines that chalk up victories and defeats like so many box scores in the sports sections. Foreign policy simply cannot be judged by today's headlines that chalk up victories and defeats like so many box scores in the sports sections.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: [I]t is a dangerous thing to ask why someone else has been given more. It is humbling - and indeed healthy - to ask why you have been given so [I]t is a dangerous thing to ask why someone else has been given more. It is humbling - and indeed healthy - to ask why you have been given so much.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I've been in enough positions to respect people with different views. I've been in enough positions to respect people with different views.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: You cannot be on one hand dedicated to peace and on the other dedicated to violence. Those two things are irreconcilable. You cannot be on one hand dedicated to peace and on the other dedicated to violence. Those two things are irreconcilable.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I'm quite content to spend my life helping young people find themselves. I've had my fill of politics. I'm quite content to spend my life helping young people find themselves. I've had my fill of politics.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: In any country, if you don't have countervailing institutions, the power of any one president is problematic for democratic development. In any country, if you don't have countervailing institutions, the power of any one president is problematic for democratic development.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: We can't afford to leave Afghanistan to the Taliban and the terrorists. We can't afford to leave Afghanistan to the Taliban and the terrorists.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: We need a common enemy to unite us. We need a common enemy to unite us.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Differences can be a strength. Differences can be a strength.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: The day has to come when it's not a surprise that a woman has a powerful position. The day has to come when it's not a surprise that a woman has a powerful position.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Working very closely with the Department of Homeland Security to match up what is available with what is needed. Working very closely with the Department of Homeland Security to match up what is available with what is needed.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I have several [favorite clothes designers], but I like to wear Akris, Oscar De La Renta and Giorgio Armani. I have several [favorite clothes designers], but I like to wear Akris, Oscar De La Renta and Giorgio Armani.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: So I think, if September 11 taught us anything, it taught us that we're vulnerable, and vulnerable in ways that we didn't fully understand. So I think, if September 11 taught us anything, it taught us that we're vulnerable, and vulnerable in ways that we didn't fully understand.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: You can never ask others to do something you would not do. That is integrity. You can never ask others to do something you would not do. That is integrity.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Defeating Human Trafficking is a great moral calling of our time Defeating Human Trafficking is a great moral calling of our time
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Every life is worthy and every life is capable of greatness. We have an obligation to make sure that opportunity for greatness is there. Every life is worthy and every life is capable of greatness. We have an obligation to make sure that opportunity for greatness is there.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: The first step for a leader is to be right with yourself. Integrity is the basis of leadership. The first step for a leader is to be right with yourself. Integrity is the basis of leadership.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Differences can be strength rather than a handicap. Differences can be strength rather than a handicap.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I would like to attract more minorities into the game. But it's extremely important that this golf look like - that golf look like America. I would like to attract more minorities into the game. But it's extremely important that this golf look like - that golf look like America.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Our policies toward Iraq simply are to protect the region and to protect Iraq's people and neighbors. Our policies toward Iraq simply are to protect the region and to protect Iraq's people and neighbors.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: The quicker we get about the business of reducing our reliance on oil the better. The quicker we get about the business of reducing our reliance on oil the better.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: People are tired of being kept from the dignity that allows them to make their own choices. People are tired of being kept from the dignity that allows them to make their own choices.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: There is nothing better than being in a classroom with really, really brilliant students, and opening up new worlds to them. That's what I love doing. There is nothing better than being in a classroom with really, really brilliant students, and opening up new worlds to them. That's what I love doing.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I know a lot of very stable gay couples. I know a lot of very stable gay couples.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Does anybody think these people were just sitting around drinking tea? Does anybody think these people were just sitting around drinking tea?
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Iran can and should be a responsible state, not the leading state sponsor of terror. Iran can and should be a responsible state, not the leading state sponsor of terror.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Arnold Rampersad is a really good person. A really good person. As a matter of fact, he came to Stanford when I was Provost. Arnold Rampersad is a really good person. A really good person. As a matter of fact, he came to Stanford when I was Provost.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Self esteem comes from achievements. Not from lax standards and false praise. Self esteem comes from achievements. Not from lax standards and false praise.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I think golf can be one of those places where we act and we hope that people act as we would like them to act all the time. I think golf can be one of those places where we act and we hope that people act as we would like them to act all the time.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I'm happy and content in my life, and I chalk that up to wonderful parents and a wonderful God. I'm happy and content in my life, and I chalk that up to wonderful parents and a wonderful God.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: If I'd been a better long-term planner, I'd still be in music, as a musician someplace. So I'll take it one step at a time. If I'd been a better long-term planner, I'd still be in music, as a musician someplace. So I'll take it one step at a time.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: If you are overdressed, it is a comment on them. If you are under dressed, it is a comment on you. If you are overdressed, it is a comment on them. If you are under dressed, it is a comment on you.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Education is of no value and talent is worthless - unless you have an unwavering aim. Never find yourself without a compass. Education is of no value and talent is worthless - unless you have an unwavering aim. Never find yourself without a compass.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: First, I wanted to answer the question I'm most frequently asked: "How did you become who you are?" Well, you had to know John and Angelena Rice. First, I wanted to answer the question I'm most frequently asked: "How did you become who you are?" Well, you had to know John and Angelena Rice.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: My dad was not someone who you would strike with a billy club and he wouldn't strike back. It just wasn't in him. My dad was not someone who you would strike with a billy club and he wouldn't strike back. It just wasn't in him.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: There are some places that have had real quarrels with the United States' policies, but I think the country is very well-respected worldwide. There are some places that have had real quarrels with the United States' policies, but I think the country is very well-respected worldwide.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: History's long arc is different than the today's headlines. History's long arc is different than the today's headlines.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I've never really been a workaholic. I work very hard, but I also enjoy playing. I think it's important to have a balanced and well-rounded life. I've never really been a workaholic. I work very hard, but I also enjoy playing. I think it's important to have a balanced and well-rounded life.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Believe it or not, I loved acid rock in college - and I still do. Believe it or not, I loved acid rock in college - and I still do.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I'm not personally fearful, but I look out, and there are a number of things that concern me, and I'm hopeful that we can overcome them. I'm not personally fearful, but I look out, and there are a number of things that concern me, and I'm hopeful that we can overcome them.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: To see an African-American elected president means that this country is really finally coming full circle from the birth defect of slavery. To see an African-American elected president means that this country is really finally coming full circle from the birth defect of slavery.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Even when you cherish democratic ideals, it is never easy to turn them into effective democratic institutions. This process will take decades. Even when you cherish democratic ideals, it is never easy to turn them into effective democratic institutions. This process will take decades.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I would even say that my parents, and their friends in our community, thought of education as a kind of armor against racism. I would even say that my parents, and their friends in our community, thought of education as a kind of armor against racism.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I've found my place in life, that I'm passionate about, my talents and my passion have merged, and I'm trying to do the best that I can. I've found my place in life, that I'm passionate about, my talents and my passion have merged, and I'm trying to do the best that I can.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Frankly, as secretary of state, if somebody treats you badly because you're a woman, it's your fault - not theirs. Frankly, as secretary of state, if somebody treats you badly because you're a woman, it's your fault - not theirs.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: It's so much a part of me that it's almost hard to describe myself in the absence of [faith]. It's so much a part of me that it's almost hard to describe myself in the absence of [faith].
Condoleezza Rice quotes: It's good to have female or minority role models. But the important thing is to have mentors who care about you, and they come in all colors. It's good to have female or minority role models. But the important thing is to have mentors who care about you, and they come in all colors.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Football is like war. It's about taking territory. Football is like war. It's about taking territory.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I firmly believe you never should spend your time being the former anything. I firmly believe you never should spend your time being the former anything.
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Condoleezza Rice quotes: When you are going up the corporate ladder or the government ladder, you have to take some risk. When you are going up the corporate ladder or the government ladder, you have to take some risk.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I don't see myself in any way in elective office. I don't see myself in any way in elective office.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Everyone wants Russia to be a prosperous, democratic state that is fully integrated. Everyone wants Russia to be a prosperous, democratic state that is fully integrated.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: When somebody underestimated me, it made me want to prove them wrong. When somebody underestimated me, it made me want to prove them wrong.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Diplomacy, if properly practiced, is not just talking for the sake of talking. Diplomacy, if properly practiced, is not just talking for the sake of talking.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I laugh almost everyday. I have a good sense of humor, so I'm always finding something funny. I laugh almost everyday. I have a good sense of humor, so I'm always finding something funny.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: As I was telling my husb - As I was telling President Bush. As I was telling my husb - As I was telling President Bush.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: If the strong exploit the weak, democracy will not be stable. If the strong exploit the weak, democracy will not be stable.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I play a lot chamber music.As for something that's hard for me to play, before I leave this Earth I'm hoping to play Brahms' Second Piano Concerto. I play a lot chamber music.As for something that's hard for me to play, before I leave this Earth I'm hoping to play Brahms' Second Piano Concerto.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: That was a sin: to consider yourself victimized or not able to control your destiny or your fate - that was the one cardinal sin in our community. That was a sin: to consider yourself victimized or not able to control your destiny or your fate - that was the one cardinal sin in our community.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I could read music before I could read. I could read music before I could read.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: It's bad policy to speculate on what you'll do if a plan fails when you're trying to make a plan work. It's bad policy to speculate on what you'll do if a plan fails when you're trying to make a plan work.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I don't think anybody could have predicted that they would try to use an airplane as a missile, a hijacked airplane as a missile. I don't think anybody could have predicted that they would try to use an airplane as a missile, a hijacked airplane as a missile.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: People have the right to protest - that's what democracy is all about. I have no problem with people exercising their democratic rights. People have the right to protest - that's what democracy is all about. I have no problem with people exercising their democratic rights.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: There is not going to be any pass for Palestinian leadership in fighting terror. There is not going to be any pass for Palestinian leadership in fighting terror.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: My job is to try to advance American foreign policy, to try to advance the president's agenda on democracy and human rights. My job is to try to advance American foreign policy, to try to advance the president's agenda on democracy and human rights.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: I was born in segregated Birmingham, Alabama. I didn't have a white classmate till we moved to Denver. I was born in segregated Birmingham, Alabama. I didn't have a white classmate till we moved to Denver.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: It is a longstanding principle that sitting national security advisers do not testify before the Congress. It is a longstanding principle that sitting national security advisers do not testify before the Congress.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Your passion may be hard to spot, so keep an open mind and keep searching. Your passion may be hard to spot, so keep an open mind and keep searching.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: There are many other arrows in our diplomatic quiver. There are many other arrows in our diplomatic quiver.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: We can have a new vision, one even greater than the system they gave us after World War II. Everyone can pursue happiness and freedom and peace. We can have a new vision, one even greater than the system they gave us after World War II. Everyone can pursue happiness and freedom and peace.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: We needed to go back on the offense and offer clear leadership on Iraq. We needed to go back on the offense and offer clear leadership on Iraq.
Condoleezza Rice quotes: Message and policy are very much a part, you know, two parts of the same coin. Message and policy are very much a part, you know, two parts of the same coin.