"I am not at all a politician. I don't think I'm cut out for politics. I am certainly not going to stand for election."
"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."Pervez Musharraf on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Pervez Musharraf on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Pervez Musharraf on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Pervez Musharraf 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."Pervez Musharraf on Joseph Stalin
"Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred universal brotherhood, not enmity peace, and not violence."
"Who has suffered? The families of the dead, no doubt. But a greater loss was inflicted on Pakistan because, as I said, we lost the pillars of our society."