Fareed Zakaria Quotes
I enjoy writing but I much prefer the experience of having written.
I should not be judged by a standard that's not applied to everyone else.
The United States is going to be a rich country, it is going to be prosperous, but it is not going to be able to take the lead in the next phase of global economic development.
Conservatives used to believe in confronting hard truths, not succumbing to comforting fairy tales. Some still do.
What happens in the media is the cult of personality. The brands who have been forced to cut their staff have been forced to take on the brands of journalists.
Whenever societies do well, they believe that there is something in their cultural DNA that made it happen.
I'd be kidding if I said that I predicted the financial collapse.
If we didn't have the rest of the world growing, the United States economy would be in much worse shape than it is today.
I am an American, not by accident of birth but by choice. I voted with my feet and became an American because I love this country and think it is exceptional.
When you're failing, there's a very powerful incentive to put ideology aside and just do what seems to work.
It's not possible for two countries to be the leading dominant political power at the same time.
I very much want to be in the business of creating content, of doing stories all over the world rather than figuring out what the business model is for 'Newsweek' on the iPad, although that's very important work as well.
The American consumer, even today, the weight of the American consumer in the global economy is China plus India doubled. So, it's tough to replace that.
There is very strong historical data that suggests the way societies grow is by making large, long-term investments.
The one show that I will continue to be a guest on is 'The Daily Show' with Jon Stewart, if he'll have me. It's not competitive with CNN and it's too much fun.
The Web forces me to be disciplined and not to waste time - but before the Web was invented, there were plenty of opportunities to do that anyway.
You know, when the cost of capital goes down, when credit becomes cheap, people start taking greater and greater risks.
During the Cold War, we were interested because we were scared that Russia and the United States were going to go to war. We were scared that Russia was going to take over the world. Every country became a battleground.
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