It's true that America can't solve every problem, but I don't know of any major problem in the world that can be solved without us.
I've never understood the division between so-called realists and so-called idealists.
If you get so unequal that people believe they don't have a chance, that the field isn't level for them and their children, that puts democracy at risk.
If you can't compete fairly, honestly, effectively, no government should intervene. Now, some governments do. They prop up failing industries.
We have to knock down the barriers erected by greed, special interests, powerful forces.
You can't just give a speech and expect people to fall down and agree with you.
Being gay is not a Western invention. It is a human reality.
I always supported the women I worked with having time off to go to parent-teacher conferences and doctors' appointments or bringing their infants into the office.
A nuclear-weapons armed Iran is not in anyone's human-rights interests. That is a direct threat to the lives and the livelihoods and the stability not only of the region but beyond.
It is very clear that the people in Afghanistan do not want the Taliban back.
I mean, I'm a big believer in talking to people when you can and trying to solve problems when you can.
When I was growing up, my parents always told me that I had to do what I thought was right and not listen to other people. That was hard for me.
There is no formula that I'm aware of for being a successful or fulfilled woman today.
I was in civil society long before I was ever in politics or my husband was ever even elected president.
A psychologist once told me that for a boy being in the middle of a conflict between two women is the worst possible situation. There's always a desire to please each one.
I have to defend my husband.
I never thought that the long haired, bearded guy I married in law school would end up being President.
When you're down on yourself, and when you are hunkering down and pulling back, you're not going to make any better decisions than when you were aggressively, belligerently putting yourself forward.
I have been working or attending school full time since I was 13.
Hard men present hard choices - none more so than Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia.