"Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal."
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Albert Einstein
"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion."
"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."