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Paul Wolfowitz – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Paul Wolfowitz

 

China, in the future, is going to have even more nuclear capability than it has had in the past. I don’t believe that they have anything to fear from the United States, and I frankly don’t believe they do fear the United States.

– Paul Wolfowitz


I can’t predict the future.

– Paul Wolfowitz


It’s wonderful that so many people want to contribute to fighting aids or malaria. But, if somebody isn’t paying attention to the overall health system in the country, a whole lot of money can be wasted.

– Paul Wolfowitz


Someone once said that history has more imagination than all the scenario writers in the Pentagon, and we have a lot of scenario writers here. No one ever wrote a scenario for commercial airliners crashing into the World Trade Center.

– Paul Wolfowitz


I told my father I had to try political science for a year. He thought I was throwing my life away.

– Paul Wolfowitz


One of the things that ultimately led me to leave mathematics and go into political science was thinking I could prevent nuclear war.

– Paul Wolfowitz


I mean, we’re going to probably debate the Iraq war for at least as long as I’m alive.

– Paul Wolfowitz


That sense of what happened in Europe in World War II has shaped a lot of my views.

– Paul Wolfowitz


We did not go to war in Afghanistan or in Iraq to, quote, ‘impose democracy.’ We went to war in both places because we saw those regimes as a threat to the United States.

– Paul Wolfowitz