I have been working or attending school full time since I was 13.
Several people have told me that one of the most meaningful events they could attend would be something at the White House with their children.
Struggles do not end when countries attempt the transition to democracy.
I was not going to attack Palin just for being a woman appealing for support from other women.
I'm somebody who gets up every day and says, 'What am I going to do today, and how am I going to do it?' I think it moves me toward some outcome I'm hoping for and also has some, you know, some joy attached to it.
For centuries, New York has served as the gateway for millions of people from all over the world in search of the American dream. It only makes sense that it would now serve as a gateway for the world's greatest athletes.
I'll work to ensure that every single refugee who seeks asylum in the United States has a fair chance to tell his or her story. This is the least we can offer people fleeing persecution and devastation.
My feeling is if you're going to be a leader, you have to carefully assess where people are and where people want to go.
Freedom means the right of people to assemble, organize, and debate openly.
Americans deserve to feel secure in their own lives, in their own middle-class aspirations, before you go to them and say, 'We're going to have to enforce navigable sea lanes in the South China Sea.'
India has reduced its dependence on Iranian oil. I know their refineries have stopped asking for orders to purchase Iranian oil.
I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves, 'How do we calculate the risk?' And sometimes we don't calculate it correctly; we either overstate it or understate it.
Oh, I've never been asked a silly question in my entire life.
When I chose to leave a career as a young lawyer in Washington to move to Arkansas to marry Bill and start a family, my friends asked, 'Are you out of your mind?'
Twenty years ago, I wrote a book called 'It Takes a Village.' And a lot of people looked at the title and asked, 'What the heck do you mean by that?' This is what I mean. None of us can raise a family, build a business, heal a community or lift a country totally alone.
In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Well, I want you all to know that I'm keeping a chart.
Sometimes, in public life, people ask inappropriate, off-the-wall kinds of questions, don't they?
The nuclear arsenal that Pakistan has, I believe is secure. I think the government and the military have taken adequate steps to protect that.
If you believe you can make a difference, not just in politics, in public service, in advocacy around all these important issues, then you have to be prepared to accept that you are not going to get 100 percent approval.
When an army unit returns from service in Iraq or Afghanistan, it barely gets a breather before it begins training for its next deployment.