"Foreign aid is neither a failure nor a panacea. It is, instead, an important tool of American policy that can serve the interests of the United States and the world if wisely administered."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Lee H. Hamilton on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Lee H. Hamilton on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Lee H. Hamilton on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Lee H. Hamilton on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Lee H. Hamilton on Steve Jobs
"You'll remember Dr. Rice said that several times: It was not a warning about the place and the method and the time - it was a general warning. And that points out the imperfection, if you would, of our intelligence."
"President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security."