"The great drama of Russian history has been between its state and society. Put simply, Russia has always had too much state and not enough society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Fareed Zakaria on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Fareed Zakaria on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Fareed Zakaria on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Fareed Zakaria on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Fareed Zakaria on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."