The best Quotes by Madeleine Albright

The best Quotes by Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (ne Körbelová; May 15, 1937 – March 23, 2022) was an American diplomat and political scientist who served as the 64th United States secretary of state from 1997 to 2001.

I have said this many times, that there seems to be enough room in the world for mediocre men, but not for mediocre women, and we really have to work very, very hard.
It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.
We live in an image society. Speeches are not what anybody cares about; what they care about is the picture.
But I do not believe that the world would be entirely different if there were more women leaders. Maybe if everybody in leadership was a woman, you might not get into the conflicts in the first place. But if you watch the women who have made it to the top, they haven't exactly been non-aggressive - including me.
A lot of people think international relations is like a game of chess. But it's not a game of chess, where people sit quietly, thinking out their strategy, taking their time between moves. It's more like a game of billiards, with a bunch of balls clustered together.

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I call Washington "the city of the perishable".
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Let me give you a little bit of free advice. DC is all about realtionships.
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Alex: "You can't do that. You can't make promises that you won't be able to keep!"
Tom: "We're in Washington, they're the only promises we're allowed to make."
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog!
Washington, D.C. is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese.
None of us should accept a future in which our daughters and granddaughters have fewer rights than we did.
Hillary Clinton - May 2022
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The saddest thing a girl can do is dumb herself down for a guy.
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It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.
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I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men; they are far superior and always have been.
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The women that inspire me to be honest are the women that struggle.
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Social progress can be measured by the social position of the females.
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There is a wall of silence against women and violence, and every time a woman speaks out it breaks a crack in that wall.
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'I don't think...'
'Then you shouldn't talk', said the Hatter.
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The ability to speak does not make you intelligent.
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When you find a man you wish to marry, Tessa, remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.
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The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
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May your sword be sharp and your tongue sharper.
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Diplomacy is a battle I has never learnt to fight.
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Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
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What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.

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