"Politics and power is a realm of relative influence."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Fareed Zakaria on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Fareed Zakaria on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Fareed Zakaria on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Fareed Zakaria on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Fareed Zakaria on Booker T. Washington
"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."
"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."