I do not expect to see home again, though that is what I want.
As far as men go, it is not what they are that interests me, but what they can become.
The NSA routinely lies in response to congressional inquiries about the scope of surveillance in America.
I have had no contact with the Chinese government. I only work with journalists.
Whatever my aims and agendas were, I never asked for power.
All through the years of the Soviet empire, its Politburo held ‘elections.’ Of course, calling something an election and actually having it be an election are different things.
I don’t want to live in a society that does these sort of things… I do not want to live in a world where everything I do and say is recorded. That is not something I am willing to support or live under.
Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
I found that a whole series of people opposed me simply on the grounds that I was a woman. The clerics took to the mosque saying that Pakistan had thrown itself outside the Muslim world and the Muslim umar by voting for a woman, that a woman had usurped a man’s place in the Islamic society.
The immoral cannot be made moral through the use of secret law.