Motivational Zbigniew Brzezinski Quotes And Sayings

Motivational Zbigniew Brzezinski Quotes And Sayings

Zbigniew Brzezinski Quotes:- Zbigniew Brzezinski (March 28, 1928 – May 26, 2017) was a Polish-American diplomat and political scientist. He served as a counselor to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1966 to 1968 and was President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor from 1977 to 1981.

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We cannot have that relationship if we only dictate or threaten and condemn those who disagree.
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Inspirational Zbigniew Brzezinski Quotes

Both World War II and the subsequent Cold War gave America’s involvement in world affairs a clear focus. The objectives of foreign policy were relatively easy to define, and they could be imbued with high moral content.
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Americans must place greater emphasis on the more subtle dimensions of national power, such as innovation, education, the balance of force and diplomacy, and the quality of political leadership.
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Eurasia is home to most of the world’s politically assertive and dynamic states.
Zbigniew Brzezinski

All the historical pretenders to global power originated in Eurasia.
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It is axiomatic that the security of America and Europe are linked.
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The Cold War did end in the victory of one side and in the defeat of the other. This reality cannot be denied, despite the understandable sensitivities that such a conclusion provokes among the tenderhearted in the West and some of the former leaders of the defeated side.
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The first ‘world’ war was in reality the last European war fought by globally significant European powers.
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The future is inherently full of discontinuities, and lessons of the past must be applied with enormous caution.
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The congressional role in declaring war is especially important not when the United States is the victim of an attack, but when the United States is planning to wage war abroad.
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Because America is a democracy, public support for presidential foreign-policy decisions is essential.
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A president who aspires to be recognized as a global leader should not personally stake out a foreign-policy goal, commit himself eloquently to its attainment, and then yield the ground when confronted by firm opposition.
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Commitment and credibility go hand in hand.
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Only a dynamic and strategically-minded America, together with a unifying Europe, can jointly promote a larger and more vital West, one capable of acting as a responsible partner to the rising and increasingly assertive East.
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The financial catastrophe of 2008 nearly precipitated a calamitous economic depression, jolting America and much of the West into a sudden recognition of their systemic vulnerability to unregulated greed.
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The culture of self-gratification and deregulation that began during the Clinton years and continued under President George W. Bush lied to the bursting of one stock market bubble at the turn of the century and a full-scale financial crash less than a decade later.
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America’s decline would set in motion tectonic shifts undermining the political stability of the entire Middle East.
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The waning United States would likely be more nationalistic, more defensive about its national identity, more paranoid about its homeland security, and less willing to sacrifice resources for the sake of others’ development.
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Eurasia is the world’s axial supercontinent. A power that dominated Eurasia would exercise decisive influence over two of the world’s three most economically productive regions: Western Europe and East Asia.
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We now have the opportunity of giving to the USSR its Vietnam war.
Zbigniew Brzezinski

We should seek to cooperate with Europe, not to divide Europe into a fictitious new and fictitious old.
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We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised.
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We didn’t push the Russians to intervene, but we knowingly increased the probability that they would.
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War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world’s first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions.
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To increase the zone of peace is to build the inner core of a stable international zone.
Zbigniew Brzezinski

The first and most important is to emphasize the enduring nature of the alliance relationship particularly with Europe which does share our values and interests even if it disagrees with us on specific policies.
Zbigniew Brzezinski

Sovereignty is a word that is used often but it has really no specific meaning. Sovereignty today is nominal. Any number of countries that are sovereign is sovereign only nominally and relatively.
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Palestinian terrorism has to be rejected and condemned, yes. But it should not be translated defacto into a policy of support for really increasingly brutal repression, colonial settlements, and a new wall.
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Not to mention the fact that of course, terrorists hate freedom. I think they do hate. But believe me, I don’t think they sit there abstractly hating freedom.
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Let’s cooperate and challenge the administration to cooperate with us because within the administration there are also moderates and people who are not fully comfortable with the tendencies that have prevailed in recent times.
Zbigniew Brzezinski

It is said that the West had a global policy in regard to Islam. That is stupid. There isn’t a global Islam.
Zbigniew Brzezinski

Indeed, for almost 10 years, Moscow had to carry on a war unsupportable by the government, a conflict that brought about the demoralization and finally the breakup of the Soviet empire.
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I think it is important to ask ourselves as citizens, not as Democrats attacking the administration, but as citizens, whether a world power can really provide global leadership on the basis of fear and anxiety?
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I cite these events because I think they underline two very disturbing phenomena – the loss of U.S. international credibility, the growing U.S. international isolation.
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But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media.
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Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let’s cooperate.
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