Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

Both the American people and nations that censor the internet should understand that our government is committed to helping promote internet freedom.

As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics.

I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to be stolen State Department cables. But I can say that the United States deeply regrets the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential, including private discussions between counterparts or our diplomats’ personal assessments and observations.

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.

Every president, if you watch what they look like when they come into office, you can see their hair turn white because it’s such a hard job.

I think I will serve as secretary of state as my last public position.

I’m undaunted in my quest to amuse myself by constantly changing my hair.

I feel very lucky because of my parents and then my education, the opportunities that I’ve had, so I would like to continue working to improve lives for others.

I believe in a zone of privacy.

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.

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.

In the aftermath of September 11, and as the 9/11 Commission report so aptly demonstrates, it is clear that our intelligence system is not working the way that it should.

All of us have to recognize that we owe our children more than we have been giving them.

In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change.

I also believe that we have an extraordinary opportunity for the United States and European Union to lead the world in developing and implementing new and more efficient technologies – smart electrical grids and electrical vehicles.

If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.

Every nation has to either be with us, or against us. Those who harbor terrorists, or who finance them, are going to pay a price.

Countries that will not tax their elite who expect us to come in and help them serve their people are just not going to get the kind of help from us that historically they may have.

I’m not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president.

In almost every profession – whether it’s law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business – people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.

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