"Americans have so far put up with inequality because they felt they could change their status. They didn't mind others being rich, as long as they had a path to move up as well. The American Dream is all about social mobility in a sense - the idea that anyone can make it."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Fareed Zakaria on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Fareed Zakaria on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Fareed Zakaria on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Fareed Zakaria on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Fareed Zakaria on Mahatma Gandhi
"The technological revolution at home makes it much easier for computers to do our work."
"America's growth historically has been fueled mostly by investment, education, productivity, innovation and immigration. The one thing that doesn't seem to have anything to do with America's growth rate is a brutal work schedule."
"I enjoy writing but I much prefer the experience of having written."
"Having your fiscal house in order and having a more manageable macro-economic future is going to be very useful in creating growth."
"In a very weak economy, when you say 'cut government spending,' what you mean is you're laying off school teachers and you're de-funding various programs that put money into the economy. This means you have more unemployed people that then draw unemployment benefits and don't pay taxes."