Colin Powell Quotes


161 Colin Powell quotes:



"[Calling the discovery] most worrisome, ... on wheels and on rails."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Discovery Quotes
"That's why it's even more important than ever before to get the cycle moving in the other direction,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"Was the vice president determined that we had to do something about Saddam Hussein and that evil regime? You bet he was."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"There comes a time when soft power or talking with evil will not work."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"They find all kinds of excuses, a thousand excuses -- 'There are spies on this team. We don't want this. When are sanctions going to be relieved and removed?' The issue is Iraqi noncompliance, and we should not allow them to move us off that issue."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Excuse Quotes
"But I think we have to be very careful in this instance because if in the exercise of that right of self defense we have states going after each other, we could create a ... situation that could spiral out of control,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Exercise Quotes
"There's no country that has said, 'Oh, please, let us run the show,'"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"We must also deal with the grave and growing danger posed by the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein, ... The Iraqi regime can either disarm, or be disarmed. The choice is theirs -- but it can no longer be postponed."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"We have a way out of this crisis. It's called the Mitchell plan,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"We are anxious to get through this crisis and see a dialogue begin between the two sides so that they can start to move forward to find a solution to the problem in Kashmir ultimately,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"That young pilot was faced with a crisis. His plane had been badly damaged and he had to get it on the ground,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"We will be with you in this current crisis and in the future,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"We have a humanitarian catastrophe and a security crisis, ... It was a moving experience."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"So far there is good cooperation between the two parties,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Cooperation Quotes
"We will continue to work with UNMOVIC [the U.N. Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission] and IAEA [International Atomic Energy Agency] and will consult with other members of the council to see what conclusions the council members arrive at, and to see whether or not more evidence can be brought forward to make the case to the council that Iraq has totally missed this opportunity,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Energy Quotes
"Kenya is an example to the rest of the region of what could be accomplished with elections that allow people to make a choice as to how they will be governed, ... We look forward to the election that will be taking place in 2002 for the people of Kenya to once again come forward and express their desires with respect to how they will be governed."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Elections Quotes
"We want the humanitarian workers and other workers in Iraq -- reconstruction workers and others -- to have a safe environment,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Environment Quotes
"Sgt. Jenkins is, of course, a deserter from the U.S. Army and those charges remain outstanding,"
"It is time ... for the Lebanese army to deploy to the border and end the armed Hezbollah militia presence."
"wonderful opportunities and daunting challenges."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Challenges Quotes



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