When I was a very young lawyer, I had a senior partner who advised me never to get mad, except on purpose.
One always wonders about roads not taken.
Environmental degradation, overpopulation, refugees, narcotics, terrorism, world crime movements, and organized crime are worldwide problems that don't stop at a nation's borders.
Sometimes you have to learn how to give the right answer to the wrong question.
To anyone who has served in Washington, there is something oddly familiar about [having your portrait painted]. First, you're painted into a corner, then you're hung out to dry and, finally, you're framed.
It's very important not to lose your temper in a courtroom, or in anything else you're doing.
Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners, those were unconditional. There was some prisoner release that took place but it's not been satisfactory.
Despite the demands of this job, one of the things my wife and I try to do is to spend time together alone. And one of the things we really enjoy doing together is seeing a good movie.
I was born in a very small town in North Dakota, a town of only about 350 people. I lived there until I was 13. It was a marvelous advantage to grow up in a small town where you knew everybody.
It was helpful to have the American troops there in great strength. They knew there'd be consequences if they didn't move back. Now, there has been some removal of the foreign forces.
My father was a small-town banker. He became very ill when I was 10 years old, and we went to California three years later in an attempt to recover his health, which never happened.
I wish the meeting had been as good as the lunch.
It will be undertaken, of course, in the June or July summit, and then to bring NATO closer to Russia or vice versa is a way to move toward integration - toward the integration of Europe.
I don't want to talk about intelligence matters. I will say, however, that intelligence-community estimates should not become public in the way of this city and in the way of Congress.
I've got many close friends, but there's an awful lot about friendship that is not demonstrative in my case.
The United States has done more for the war crimes tribunal than any other country in the world. We're turning over all the information we have, including intelligence information.
The NATO forces will, to the extent that they have capacity, assist the war crimes tribunal.
An independent and free media is essential to ensure democracy.
Hamas, the opponents of Arafat, the opponents of peace, urged a boycott of the election, and yet there was an 85 percent turnout where Hamas is supposed to be strong. Isnt that really quite incredible?
We've had it very clear to the Bosnians that our obligation to equip and train their forces is completely conditional on the foreign forces being gone.
I ask the Philippines Government to put an end to journalists' killings by giving journalists' safety the priority it deserves.
Probably the most useful thing I can do as secretary of state is to assist the president in adapting and renewing the transnational institutions that were created after World War II.
My clerkship with Justice Douglas was tremendously important. He told me, Christopher, get out into the stream of history and see what happens. I've tried to follow that advice.
It's very important to always put things in their historical contexts. It teaches important lessons about the country in question.
It's been President Clinton's dream that we'll have finally a fully integrated Europe.
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