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The U.S.
by Lee H. Hamilton

The U.S.
should support the historic Gaza withdrawal as a first
step toward a final settlement:
a permanent Palestinian state in Gaza and nearly all of the West Bank.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Events often move faster than our ability to comprehend them.
- Lee H. Hamilton

But in the end our government usually -
not unfailingly - is responsive to the people;
and usually -
not always -
will try to do what is right.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Now the difficulty with those warnings is that they were not specific.
- Lee H. Hamilton

 

Democracy makes us articulate our views,
defend them, and refine them.
- Lee H. Hamilton

U.S.
officials and outside experts agree that China is undertaking
a comprehensive modernization of its military.
The Chinese military has gotten smaller but smarter.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Addressing global resentment cannot be put off.
If we do not learn to use our predominant power with great restraint,
we will antagonize the world.
- Lee H. Hamilton

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Protecting Americans from nuclear terrorism rises above politics.
- Lee H. Hamilton

A likely source for terrorists seeking to buy or steal
nuclear materials is the former Soviet Union.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Democracy fascinates me.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Aid can work where there is good governance,
and usually fails where governments are unable or unwilling
to commit aid to improve the lives of their people.
- Lee H. Hamilton

China's ability to deliver nuclear warheads on American cities is expanding.
- Lee H. Hamilton

But despite this breathtaking pace, I believe in the
capacity of our democracy to meet these challenges.
- Lee H. Hamilton

President George W. Bush is the first American president
to call openly for two-states,
Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security.
- Lee H. Hamilton

This nation is never finished.
It has to be re-created in each generation.
- Lee H. Hamilton

We cannot do everything in Africa, but doing nothing is not an option.
- Lee H. Hamilton

For decades the American people have had an addiction to oil and gas.
- Lee H. Hamilton

The temptations are great to simply retreat to the
domain of private life and give up on our public problems.
- Lee H. Hamilton

I can assure you, public service is a stimulating,
proud and lively enterprise.
It is not just a way of life, it is a way to live fully.
- Lee H. Hamilton

So much of our attention is trained on the Middle East these days,
but we cannot ignore East Asia.
- Lee H. Hamilton

One half of the world's people live on less than two dollars a day.
This should concern our national security policy as well as our conscience.
- Lee H. Hamilton

You'll remember Dr. Rice said that several times: It
was not a warning about the place and the method and the time -
it was a general warning.
And that points out the imperfection,
if you would, of our intelligence.
- Lee H. Hamilton

The U.S has acquired reservoirs of goodwill around
the globe over many years.
But it is clear - from polling data and ample anecdotal evidence -
that America is losing its allure in much of the world.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Foreign aid is neither a failure nor a panacea.
It is, instead, an important tool of American policy
that can serve the interests of the United States and
the world if wisely administered.
- Lee H. Hamilton

We should insist that governments receiving American
aid live up to standards of accountability and transparency,
and we should support countries that embrace market reforms,
democracy, and the rule of law.
- Lee H. Hamilton

When you're talking with a person at this level of the government,
at the very highest level, I think you have to be very discreet because he,
President Clinton, is very aware that anything he says
publicly can have a profound impact on American politics and on world politics.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Our democracy is not a product but a continual process.
It is preserved not by monuments but deeds.
Sometimes it needs refining; sometimes it needs amending;
sometimes it needs defending.
Always, it needs improving.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Putting together a counter- terrorism policy,
it's very easy to look at law enforcement or defense,
military action or stopping the money flows or whatever,
but the really difficult part is integrating all aspects of the policy,
and I think she put a lot of emphasis on that.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

I surrender to life as it is, not as it should be.
- Richard Carlson

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

We may have our private opinions
but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

You either do it completely and utterly,
or you should stop doing it.
- Bono (paraphrase)

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Everyone should carefully observe
which way his heart draws him,
and then choose that way with all his strength.
- Hasidic Proverb

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You should not confuse your career with your life.
- Dave Barry

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Knowledge of what is, does not open
the door directly to what should be.
- Albert Einstein

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

Old age has deformities enough of its own.
It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training,
for it trains people as to how they should think.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

However beautiful the strategy,
you should occasionally look at the results.
- Winston Churchill

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman


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