Sir Hugh Greene is the man I hold most responsible for the state of our country today. For 11 years hardly a week went by without a sniping reference to me. And he gave access to anyone who was prepared to say anything morally subversive.
Think where man’s glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.
Terrorism is a significant threat to peace and security, prosperity and people.
To be born woman is to know – although they do not speak of it at school – women must labor to be beautiful.
The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
A line will take us hours maybe; Yet if it does not seem a moment’s thought, our stitching and unstitching has been naught.
Nuclear power plants must be prepared to withstand everything from earthquakes to tsunamis, from fires to floods to acts of terrorism.
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
One of my earliest memories is walking up a muddy road into the mountains. It was raining. Behind me, my village was burning. When there was school, it was under a tree. Then the United Nations came. They fed me, my family, my community.
The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.