Colin Powell Quotes (948)
The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.American Statesman Council
When we are debating an issue, loyalty means giving me your honest opinion, whether you think I'll like it or not. Disagreement, at this stage, stimulates me. But once a decision has been made, the debate ends. From that point on, loyalty means executing the decision as if it were your own.
[Powell is one of the nation's most respected war veterans, and the placement of his address on education, race relations and the expansion of social and economic opportunity would seem expertly timed. With the opening of the convention's third session on Tuesday evening, members of the GOP faithful will shift gears to consider the theme] Strength and Security with A Purpose: Safe in our Homes and in the World, ... Opportunity with a Purpose.Education
[Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday he had read a summary of the New Yorker article and stressed that all war prisoners should be treated humanely.] I haven't read the article and I don't know anything about the substance of the article, ... I have just seen a quick summary of it. So I will have to yield to the Defense Department to respond.