"We know that there are unaccounted-for Scud and other ballistic missiles in Iraq. And part of the problem is that, since 1998, there has been no way to even get minimal information about those programs except through intelligence means."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Condoleezza Rice on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Condoleezza Rice on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Condoleezza Rice on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Condoleezza Rice on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Condoleezza Rice on Albert Einstein
"The people of the Middle East share the desire for freedom. We have an opportunity - and an obligation - to help them turn this desire into reality."
"The U.S. has since the end of World War II had an answer - we stand for free peoples and free markets, we are willing to support and defend them - we will sustain a balance of power that favors freedom."
"The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things."
"After all, when the world looks to America, they look to us because we are the most successful political and economic experiment in human history."
"We've been a country that's been fortunate to be protected by two oceans, to not have serious attacks on our territory for most of our history. And we were unfortunately reminded in a very devastating way of our vulnerability."