"The magic of America is that we're a free and open society with a mixed population. Part of our security is our freedom."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Madeleine Albright on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Madeleine Albright on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Madeleine Albright on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Madeleine Albright on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Madeleine Albright on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."