"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."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Jeane Kirkpatrick on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Jeane Kirkpatrick on John Lennon
"Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal."
"We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace."
"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."