25 Most Inspirational Condoleezza Rice Quotes
Condoleezza Rice” by “ U.S. Embassy New Delhi“, licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0
Condoleezza Rice is the 8th and current director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. She is known worldwide for being the first woman to serve as National Security Advisor of the United States of America. She is a famous political figure and a civil servant in the USA.
She has faced
racial discrimination in her early life. In her book, “Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom”, she has shared her real-life instances. Her life sets an example of authentic leadership. Her work inspires all the people out there to keep doing their best.
Here are some Condoleezza Rice quotes about leadership and success. Read these quotes whenever you feel low on motivation. We are sure that these will help you raise your spirits higher.
Condoleezza Rice Quotes
“It’s good to have female or minority role models. But the important thing is to have mentors who care about you, and they come in all colors.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE SOURCE: EXTRAORDINARY, ORDINARY PEOPLE: A MEMOIR OF FAMILY
“If you are overdressed, it is a comment on them. If you are under dressed, it is a comment on you.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE SOURCE: EXTRAORDINARY, ORDINARY PEOPLE: A MEMOIR OF FAMILY
“Race is a constant factor in American life. Yet reacting to every incident,real or imagined, is crippling, tiring, and ultimately counterproductive.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE SOURCE: EXTRAORDINARY, ORDINARY PEOPLE: A MEMOIR OF FAMILY
“I would rather be ignored than patronized.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE SOURCE: A MEMOIR OF MY EXTRAORDINARY, ORDINARY FAMILY AND ME
“If the nation were to be stable, individual rights had to be exercised according to rules that all people could understand and trust.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE SOURCE: DEMOCRACY: STORIES FROM THE LONG ROAD TO FREEDOM
“The paradox of democracy is that its stability is born of its openness to upheaval through elections, legislation, and social action. Disruption is built into the fabric of democracy.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE SOURCE: DEMOCRACY: STORIES FROM THE LONG ROAD TO FREEDOM
“Nothing in the past can convincingly point to [a black swan’s] possibility.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE SOURCE: POLITICAL RISK: FACING THE THREAT OF GLOBAL INSECURITY IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
“Today’s headlines and history’s judgment are rarely the same. If you are too attentive to the former, you will most certainly not do the hard work of securing the latter.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE SOURCE: NO HIGHER HONOR: A MEMOIR OF MY YEARS IN WASHINGTON
“One of the hardest things about diplomacy is to put yourself into someone else’s shoes without compromising your own principles.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE SOURCE: NO HIGHER HONOR: A MEMOIR OF MY YEARS IN WASHINGTON
“You never cede control of your own ability to be successful to something called racism.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“The first step for a leader is to be right with yourself. Integrity is the basis of leadership.”
“People may oppose you, but when they realize you can hurt them, they’ll join your side.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“I’m an American, nothing is impossible.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“Power is nothing unless you can turn it into influence.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“Democratic transitions do not succeed suddenly, and, conversely, they do not fail in one moment either. There are, in retrospect, important inflection points that might have taken a different turn.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“We need to move beyond the idea that girls can be leaders and create the expectation that they should be leaders.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“Great leaders never accept the world as it was and always work for the world as it should be.”
“You might not be able to control your circumstances but you can control your response to your circumstances.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“Self esteem comes from achievements. Not from lax standards and false praise.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“It is a dangerous thing to ask why someone else has been given more. It is humbling – and indeed healthy – to ask why you have been given so much.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“Education is of no value and talent is worthless – unless you have an unwavering aim. Never find yourself without a compass.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“Out of struggle very often comes victory.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
“There’s no greater challenge and there is no greater honor than to be in public service.”
“Every life is worthy and every life is capable of greatness. We have an obligation to make sure that opportunity for greatness is there.” CONDOLEEZZA RICE
We hope that you enjoyed these motivational and Inspirational Condoleezza Rice quotes. If you did then we suggest you have a look at these
40 Walt Whitman Quotes From Leaves Of Grass & More too.