Colin Powell Quotes

161 Colin Powell quotes:

"They [terrorists] are criminals, they are murderers and they have to be dealt with and brought to justice. There was a basic understanding of that context among the ministers."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"There was a lot of additional information that was very solid and substantiated that I didn't use because I didn't have time to use it all, and anything that we weren't totally comfortable with, we didn't use."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Information Quotes
"Since we have no intention of ratifying it, it is appropriate for us, because we have such serious problems with the ICC, to notify the ... secretary-general that we do not intend to ratify it and therefore we are no longer bound in any way to its purpose and objective, ... This Week."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Intention Quotes
"It has always been my intention that I would serve one term."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Intention Quotes
"America's international counter-terrorism capability is strong, ... At all levels of government, we meet regularly, train together, share information, and use our resources as force multipliers."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"Never underestimate the power of a dictator, ... pretty much removed his [Hussein's] stings."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"There are ways to talk about security, and there are ways to talk about intent, but they'll include a pact that will require some form of Senate confirmation or some form of legislative procedure,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Security Quotes
"It is very disturbing that the cycle of violence continues to go upward."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Violence Quotes
"encouraging both of them to do everything they can to reduce the level of violence."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Violence Quotes
"We want to see us get back to a situation where the Indian army is no longer mobilized, they've moved back to their original positions,"
"Now we need to see action."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"the rush toward conflict has slowed a bit."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"In every conversation I've ever had with [Israeli] Prime Minister [Ariel] Sharon, we've talked about security, and we've also talked about the peace process, ... Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer."
"And how jihad has to be practiced in the context of helping people: education, health care, taking care of people."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"We believe it is our responsibility to create a missile defense that protects the United States, our allies and friends, all against the threat of missile proliferation that can deliver weapons of mass destruction to any of our countries, ... We should use all available instruments to deter and defend against that threat. We are committed to close allied consultations to address these issues together prior to deciding on specific technologies or architecture."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Defense 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
"We have a humanitarian catastrophe and a security crisis, ... It was a moving experience."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"There is no debate in New York among the Security Council members about the fact that Saddam Hussein has violated these resolutions,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"Now whatever you call it, it's a catastrophe, people are dying at an increasing rate and we can debate what it should be called and should not be called, but that's not the real issue,"
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"That's not the point. In this job ... the issue is not to win or lose a particular debate. The issue is to make sure that the president gets the very best information he can get, honestly, in order to make decisions for the American people."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Debate Quotes

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