Madeleine Albright, fully Madeleine Korbelová Albright, born Marie Jana Korbelová

Madeleine
Albright, fully Madeleine Korbelová Albright, born Marie Jana Korbelová
1037

Czech-born American Politician, U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service, Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom, Director on the Board of the Council on Foreign Relations

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We want very much to end the crisis in the Gulf through diplomatic means.

We're trying to make the promises as concrete as possible.

While there might be an instant gratification to do something about an attack on us, we have to be absolutely sure we have the facts straight, ... Meet the Press.

We welcome the European Union's intention to assume the lion's share of the financial burden and, given the U.S. role in the military campaign, this is an appropriate division of labor.

What a blast it is to be here with Michael Moore.

Will draw the appropriate conclusions.

We welcome today's step forward.

What do you want to know? ... It was good.

Will have no choice but to take strong measures.

We have, in fact, gained because Saddam Hussein has reversed his course.

We were always willing, if they cooperated, to go to a comprehensive review.

What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change.

Will not make a decision on sending U.S. troops until we have an agreement in hand and can evaluate whether it meets the conditions President Clinton has outlined.

We know that the road to true peace remains hard and uphill, but I'm convinced the vast majority of Arabs and Israelis alike have come to understand that negotiations are the only route to the better future that they both seek.

We will consider future waivers, in the context of progress on China's part.

What really troubles me is that democracy is getting a bad name because it is identified with imposition and occupation. I'm for democracy, but imposing democracy is an oxymoron. People have to choose democracy, and it has to come up from below.

Women can't do everything at the same time, we need to understand milestones in our lives comes in segments.

We know the day is drawing closer when the community of freedom will once more encompass the pearl of the Antilles, and the hemisphere of the American democracies will be complete.

We will consider new economic measures designed to deny Belgrade the ability to wage war against its own people, such as an embargo on oil products.

What the Serb people really want to do is to be able to hold up their heads again and be a part of the new Europe. And this (Milosevic's arrest) is a step that needs to be taken to accomplish that.

Women have to be active listeners and interrupters - but when you interrupt, you have to know what you are talking about.

We live in an image society. Speeches are not what anybody cares about; what they care about is the picture.

we will hold those who committed it accountable and take appropriate steps.

Whatever the job you are asked to do at whatever level, do a good job because your reputation is your resume.

Words here are no substitute for action in the region... encourages extremism and diverts attention from the task at hand.

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First Name
Madeleine
Last Name
Albright, fully Madeleine Korbelová Albright, born Marie Jana Korbelová
Birth Date
1037
Bio

Czech-born American Politician, U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service, Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom, Director on the Board of the Council on Foreign Relations