"I cry, sometimes, because I'm not 20 years younger, and I'm not healthy. But if I were, I would even sacrifice my writing to enter politics."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Oriana Fallaci on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Oriana Fallaci on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Oriana Fallaci on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Oriana Fallaci on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Oriana Fallaci on Joseph Stalin
"I feel less alone when I read the books of Ratzinger."
"I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical courage also have moral courage. Physical courage is a great test."
"Physical courage is a great test."
"In my old age, I have been thinking about this, and I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical courage also have moral courage."
"I don't want to hear about my death."