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If the United Nations does not attempt to chart a course
by Kofi Annan

If the United Nations does not attempt to chart a course
for the world's people in the first decades of the new millennium,
who will?
- Kofi Annan

To live is to choose.
- Kofi Annan

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

 

Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling
billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty,
while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.
- Kofi Annan

More countries have understood that women's equality
is a prerequisite for development.
- Kofi Annan

If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom.
- Kofi Annan

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Education is a human right with immense power to transform.
On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom,
democracy and sustainable human development.
- Kofi Annan

In their greatest hour of need, the world failed the people of Rwanda.
- Kofi Annan

It has been said that arguing against globalization
is like arguing against the laws of gravity.
- Kofi Annan

You have made people listen.
You have made people care, and you have taught us
that whether we are poor or prosperous,
we have only one world to share.
You have taught young people that
they do have the power to change the world.
- Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General, to Bono. (November 1999)

Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on
peace keeping missions abroad because they probably
need their armies to intimidate their own populations.
- Kofi Annan

Knowledge is power.
Information is liberating.
Education is the premise of progress,
in every society, in every family.
- Kofi Annan

I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people...
to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end
the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people.
- Kofi Annan

We have to choose between a global market driven only
by calculations of short-term profit,
and one which has a human face.
- Kofi Annan

If information and knowledge are central to democracy,
they are the conditions for development.
- Kofi Annan

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself.
It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty,
promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
- Kofi Annan

We need to think of the future and the planet we are
going to leave to our children and their children.
- Kofi Annan

We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
- Kofi Annan

Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these
relevant resolutions of the Security Council.
- Kofi Annan

There is no development strategy more beneficial to society as a whole -
women and men alike -
than the one which involves women as central players.
- Kofi Annan

More than ever before in human history,
we share a common destiny.
We can master it only if we face it together.
And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations.
- Kofi Annan

Business, labor and civil society organizations have
skills and resources that are vital in helping to build
a more robust global community.
- Kofi Annan

National markets are held together by shared values
and confidence in certain minimum standards.
But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence.
- Kofi Annan

The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost
all the states in the world,
is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being.
- Kofi Annan

The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone.
- Kofi Annan

In the rush for justice it is important not to lose
sight of principles the country holds dear.
- Kofi Annan

We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems,
if only we can find the political will.
- Kofi Annan

We must ensure that the global market is embedded in
broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs,
and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization.
- Kofi Annan

We cannot wait for governments to do it all.
Globalization operates on Internet time.
Governments tend to be slow moving by nature,
because they have to build political support for every step.
- Kofi Annan

The question is the morning after.
What sort of Iraq do we wake up to after the bombing?
What happens in the region? What impact could it have?
These are questions leaders I have spoken to have posed.
- Kofi Annan

Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political
commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers
that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation.
- Kofi Annan

In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United
Nations will be defined by a new,
more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life,
regardless of race or religion.
- Kofi Annan

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality
by contact with this great novel land of yours
which sticks up out of the Atlantic.
- Winston Churchill

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.
- Anwar Sadat

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

You know they say the most dangerous person of the
world is a member of the United States Congress just
home from a three-day fact-finding trip.
- Johnny Isakson

As a governor, I am naturally inclined to focus on
the domestic side of protecting the United States.
- Bill Owens

If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end,
it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- Doug Larson

I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the
uniformed services of the United States of America,
ever violated an order - not one.
- Oliver North

There are 80 million moms in the United States.
Forty million stay at home with their children.
- Andrew Shue

I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket.
To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon.
- Wallis Simpson

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft.
Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln.
- Will Rogers

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body;
the two are ever united.
- Wilhelm von Humboldt

If the United Nations is a country unto itself,
then the commodity it exports most is words.
- Esther B. Fein

Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns,
do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior,
that they are so united to creative people.
- Andre Norton

I think the American people, understandably,
have sort of lost faith in the United Nations.
- Cliff Stearns

Anyone who saw Nagasaki would suddenly realize that
they'd been kept in the dark by the United States government
as to what atomic bombs can do.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

While Congress saw some need to loosen the standard
in the initial days of a war,
it wanted the president to comply with FISA in carrying
out surveillance in the United States.
- Jonathan Turley

By ending the Hussein regime, the United States has
taken away yet another incubator of terrorism.
- Jim Gerlach

We've finally given liberals a war against fundamentalism,
and they don't want to fight it.
They would, except it would put them on the same side as the United States.
- Ann Coulter

I thought we were to discuss a referral which we believe
contains substantial and credible information of potential
impeachable offenses by the President of the United States.
- Kenneth Starr

In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act,
a bill opening one half million square miles of territory
in the western United States for settlement.
- Peter Agre

And in the last sentence I would like also to mention
that Poland is one of the countries with which the
United States has run strategic dialogues since last year.
- Marek Belka

The United Nations is a place for prostitution under the feet of Americans.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

The education, the cultural awareness,
is different in Europe, especially in France,
from that in the United States.
So I think the public will be much more appreciative of many images.
- Herb Ritts

Watching the scenes out of New Orleans,
if you turn down the sound it could be the Sudan or any Third World country.
But it's not.
it's the United States of America.
- Al Roker

I'd say if you live in the United States of America
and you vote for George Bush,
you've lost your mind.
- John Edwards

Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that
the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices,
the expanse of glass in individual offices is said
to be a dead giveaway as to rank.
Five windows are excellent, one window not so great.
- Enid Nemy

If diversity is what is a central value in every selective
university in the United States,
then it ought to be seen as a compelling interest by the Supreme Court.
- Eleanor Holmes Norton

Despite the negativity coming from the President's opponents,
the United States remains fully committed to assisting
the Iraqis in restoring security and rebuilding their nation.
- Craig L. Thomas

There is a Providence that protects idiots,
drunkards, children and the United States of America.
- Otto von Bismarck

The United States Supreme Court has repeatedly held
that marriage is one of the most fundamental rights
that we have as Americans under our Constitution.
- Ted Olson

But I would say if the Security Council is only relevant
if it agrees with the United States,
then we have come a long way in a direction that I do not like very much.
- Hans Blix

The death penalty is being applied in the United States as a fatal lottery.
- Bianca Jagger

God and the politicians willing, the United States
can declare peace upon the world,
and win it.
- Ely Culbertson

The descendants of European immigrants do not govern
the United States of America today.
The foreign and domestic policies of the country are
made by the Jews and their lackeys.
- Julius Streicher

The security of the United States, which is so dependent
on having accurate and timely intelligence,
is not a Republican or a Democratic issue.
- Saxby Chambliss


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