28 Total Quotes

George Mitchell Quotes

By itself, this agreement will not create peace and stability. This only provides the means to achieve peace and security.
George Mitchell
#Agreement

A peace agreement ultimately became possible because the people got sick of war.
George Mitchell
#Agreement

Although he's regularly asked to do so, God does not take sides in American politics.
George Mitchell
#God #Politicians And Politics

Today's action is the latest in a series of step we have taken to further strengthen Disney's corporate governance practices,
George Mitchell
#Action

Today's action is the latest in a series of step we have taken to further strengthen Disney's corporate governance practices.
George Mitchell
#Action

I do not intend to resign from the Red Sox. I don't believe there's any reason for me to do so. If, in any way, anyone associated with the Red Sox is implicated, they will be treated just like everyone else.
George Mitchell
#Reason

We are aware of the complexity and the pain and the suffering, ... But we are determined to do what we can. We are determined to succeed, not to fail.
George Mitchell
#Complexity

Even the dogs in the street know that there will be no decommission, no possibility of decommission ... if this process fails.
George Mitchell
#Dogs

fully deserving of this honor.
George Mitchell
#Honor

The conflict lasted a long time. Establishing a durable peace and achieving genuine reconciliation will also take a long time, and I think it is going to take patience, determination and perseverance by all concerned,
George Mitchell
#Conflict

The conflict has lasted a long time. Establishing a durable peace and achieving genuine reconciliation will also take a long time,
George Mitchell
#Conflict

all concerned for their patience and understanding.
George Mitchell
#Patience

assured us of their full support for the committee.
George Mitchell
#Support

We emphasized our strong belief that the violence between Israelis and Palestinians must be brought to an end,
George Mitchell
#Belief

to provide an independent assessment of the recent events involving violence with the goal of preventing their occurrence.
George Mitchell
#Events

I think it is going to take patience, determination and perseverance by all concerned,
George Mitchell
#Determination

Death and destruction will not solve the problems in the Middle East, ... They will only make things worse.
George Mitchell
#Death

He's enormously popular in Ireland. People there recognize that he played a central role in this process, ... I think a visit by him will be helpful.
George Mitchell
#People

And you've got to organize an effort that can be the rebuilding of confidence. I think that's what's needed right now, and I believe that's what the administration is trying to do.
George Mitchell
#Confidence

What the Salt Lake City people did was wrong. But they did not invent this culture, ... It was in existence and attributable in part to the closed processes and unaccountability at the international level.
George Mitchell
#Culture

As majority leader of the United States Senate, I had learned that when you've got the votes, you vote. Delay can only hurt,
George Mitchell
#Delay

If there is to be eventually, over time, a genuine peace and reconciliation, there has to be a sharp reduction -- hopefully an elimination -- of the kind of incitement and hatred and demonization that has so far characterized the conflict,
George Mitchell
#Peace

Until it happens, you can't predict with certainty, ... You can't take 'no' for an answer. ... You just have to keep at it until peace is achieved.
George Mitchell
#Certainty

There was an art to it,
George Mitchell
#Art

The risk, of course, is that longer and deeper the incursion goes, the less likely that Secretary Powell's visit will be successful.
George Mitchell
#Risk

He would always push hard and go to the limit of what he could do. He was a shrewd trader; maybe sometimes he may have been too shrewd.
George Mitchell
#Hard

The USOC shares responsibility for the improper conduct of the bid and organizing committees of Salt Lake City,
George Mitchell
#Responsibility