"To stop terrorists before the strike, we must do three things: deny them entry into the country, curtail their freedom of action inside the country, and deprive them of material and moral support from within the country."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Richard Perle 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."Richard Perle 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."Richard Perle 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."Richard Perle on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Richard Perle on Mahatma Gandhi
"George Tenet has been the director of central intelligence since 1997, time enough to have changed the Agency's culture. He has failed. He should go."
"The jealousy and resentment that animate the terrorists also affect many of our former cold war allies."