Colin Powell

Colin Powell

American civil servant, former U.S. Secretary of State
I understand that and I have had very candid discussions with Saudi leaders in the past. I respect their culture and their heritage and their traditions, but I think that they now, as they move forward, will have to start examining these traditions and these practices to see whether or not change is appropriate.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Keep looking below surface appearances. Don't shrink from doing so just because you might not like what you find.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Use the formula P=40 to 70, in which P stands for the probability of success and the numbers indicate the percentage of information acquired. Once the information is in the 40 to 70 range, go with your gut.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The United States presents a value system to the world that is based on democracy, based on economic freedom, based on individual rights for men and women, .. I think that is what makes us such a draw for nations around the world. People come to the United States to be educated, to become Americans. We are a country of countries and we touch every country, and every country in world touches us.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Colin
Powell, once USA's highest ranking
military officer, (now Secretary of
State), loves to relate this
incident from his Vietnam days. It shows the
importance of clear
objectives.

Finding an outpost at a very vulnerable spot, Powell
decided to
investigate why it was location was chosen. He was assured
that it was a very
important outpost.
"What's it's
mission?"
" To protect the airfield!"
"What's the airfield here
for?"
"To resupply the outpost!"More Military jokes Jokes about Colin Powell [01/01/2018 12:01:01]

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