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Jeane Kirkpatrick Quotes

Jeane Kirkpatrick Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Jeane Kirkpatrick
Type:
Diplomat
Nationality:
American
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    A doctrine of class war seemed to provide a solution to the problem of poverty to people who know nothing about how wealth is created. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    A government is not legitimate merely because it exists. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    And I have no doubt that the American people generally believe the world is safer, and that we are safer, when we are stronger. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    And I think detente had manifestly failed, and that the pursuit of it was encouraging Soviet expansion and rendering the world more dangerous, and especially rendering the Western world in greater peril. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    Democrats can't get elected unless things get worse - and things won't get worse unless they get elected. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    I always assume that democracy is the only good form of government, quite frankly, and democracy is always to be preferred. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation, justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    I think that there is absolutely no free market in modern industrial states. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    I was a woman in a man's world. I was a Democrat in a Republican administration. I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats. I talked differently. This may have made me a bit like an ink blot. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    I'm a political scientist and I study these things, and I know that economic problems, with the rising unemployment and inflation and low productivity and so forth, were a factor in that election, in that defeat of President Carter. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage to wipe out languages in Lithuania, neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the extent that we had feared. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    Look, I don't even agree with myself at times. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    That is simply that Marxism has been tremendously fashionable in our time, so it has infected a very large number of major institutions in many countries of the world. So I suppose that we shouldn't be too surprised that it should infect the church as well. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    The real point is that totalitarian regimes have claimed jurisdiction over the whole person, and the whole society, and they don't at all believe that we should give unto Caesar that which is Caesar's and unto God that which is God's. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    There is no pure free-market economy. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    Truth, which is important to a scholar, has got to be concrete. And there is nothing more concrete than dealing with babies, burps and bottles, frogs and mud. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick
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    What takes place in the Security Council more closely resembles a mugging than either a political debate or an effort at problem-solving. Jeane_KirkpatrickJeane Kirkpatrick