"There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Jeane Kirkpatrick on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Jeane Kirkpatrick on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Albert Camus
"Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal."
"We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace."
"I think that it's always appropriate for Americans and for American foreign policy to make clear why we feel that self-government is most compatible with peace, the well-being of people, and human dignity."
"I was a woman in a man's world. I was a Democrat in a Republican administration. I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats. I talked differently. This may have made me a bit like an ink blot."
"Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage to wipe out languages in Lithuania, neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the extent that we had feared."
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