"War is something Arafat sends others to do for him. That is, the poor souls who believe in him. This pompous incompetent caused the failure of the Camp David negotiations, Clinton's mediation."
"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."Oriana Fallaci on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Oriana Fallaci 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."Oriana Fallaci on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Oriana Fallaci 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."Oriana Fallaci on Steve Jobs
"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."