"I really think that there was a great advantage in many ways to being a woman. I think we are a lot better at personal relationships, and then have the capability obviously of telling it like it is when it's necessary."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Madeleine Albright on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Madeleine Albright on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Madeleine Albright on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Madeleine Albright on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Madeleine Albright on Winston Churchill
"As strong as the United States is, we can't deal with terrorism alone."
"The best book, like the best speech, will do it all - make us laugh, think, cry and cheer - preferably in that order."
"Really, I have to laugh because there was a whole set of stories that made me sound like the Dragon Lady, you know, 'tough this and tough that.' Then there is this business about 'gooey.' The bottom line is I am a pragmatic idealist."
"Well I do think, when there are more women, that the tone of the conversation changes, and also the goals of the conversation change. But it doesn't mean that the whole world would be a lot better if it were totally run by women. If you think that, you've forgotten high school."
"We will not be intimidated or pushed off the world stage by people who do not like what we stand for, and that is, freedom, democracy and the fight against disease, poverty and terrorism."