Above all, this country is our own. Nobody has to get up in the morning and worry what his neighbors think of him. Being a Jew is no problem here.
A majority of this country opposes this war, a majority of this country never voted for this administration.
It seems to me that a kind of thinking which is not technocratic has an opportunity for a renaissance in this country.
If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you.
I grew up in war and saw the United Nations help my country to recover and rebuild. That experience was a big part of what led me to pursue a career in public service. As Secretary-General, I am determined to see this organization deliver tangible, meaningful results that advance peace, development and human rights.
I’m sure I am impatient sometimes. I sure do get angry sometimes. I think it’s outrageous how hard it is to get this country to feed its children and to take care of its children, to give them a decent education.
God has given you your country as cradle, and humanity as mother; you cannot rightly love your brethren of the cradle if you love not the common mother.
Thus the whole country was broken into many shreds and patches of sovereignty.
We inhabit a language rather than a country.
America is as much a black country as a white one. The lives and destinies of the white American are bound up inextricably with those of the black American.