I am never guided by a possible assessment of my work.
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One can truly enjoy his or her life only while experiencing it, and it is inevitably related to a certain level of risk.
Russia is a part of European culture. Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy.
If there are people who act outside the law, then the state must use legal means to impose law in the interests of majority. That’s the way it’s done in the U.S., and that’s the way it’s done in Russia.
A country in which the people are not healthy physically and psychologically, are poorly educated and illiterate, will never rise to the peaks of world civilization.
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But that [‘friendly Fascism’] requires an honest ideologue, a Hitler type, not someone whose only detectable ideology is Me.
Using these unnamed sources, if done properly, carefully and fairly, provides more accountability in government.
I think the only difference between me and the other candidates is that I’m more honest and my women are more beautiful.
The threat from Saddam Hussein and weapons of mass destruction – chemical, biological, potentially nuclear weapons capability – that threat is real.
China’s refusal to accept opium from Britain’s Indian colony was denounced by John Quincy Adams as a violation of the Christian principle of ‘love thy neighbor’ and ‘an enormous outrage upon the rights of human nature, and upon the first principles of the rights of nations’.
The most important thing is that Milosevic agreed to sit at the negotiating table with the Kosovo Albanians.
What is going on right now, it is unacceptable, it is wrong. However, it must be admitted that it is the result of inaccurate regulation, that was brought in recently in the sphere of energy, in energy resources.
We have to fight. We have to fight against propaganda and crackpot conspiracy theories. We have to fight isolationism, protectionism, and nativism. We have to defeat those who would worsen our divisions. We have to remind our sons and daughters that we became the most powerful nation on Earth by tearing down walls, not building them.
I hate diversity workshops. Real change comes from having enough comfort to be really honest and say something very uncomfortable.