Still a good idea …

Interview with Gandhi, 1931:

Interviewer: Mister Gandhi, what do you think of Western civilization?
MK Gandhi: I think it would be a good idea.

On Iraq Sanctions, 12 May 1996:

Lesley Stahl: We have heard that half a million children have died. I mean that’s more children than died in Hiroshima. And, you know, is the price worth it?
US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright: I think this is a very hard choice, but the price, we think the price is worth it.

Town Hall Meeting, 13 May 1996:

US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright: If we have to use force, it is because we are America! We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall, and we look further into the future.

 

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