In this post, you will find great Robert M. Gates Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I have instincts.
I consider myself a Republican.
I had no difficulty as Secretary of Defense moving from the Bush administration to the Obama administration.
Well, I’ve ruffled a few feathers at all the institutions I’ve led. But I think that’s part of leadership.
Things have gotten so nasty in Washington.
If there’s ever an example that military power alone cannot be successful in Afghanistan, I think it was the Soviet experience.
One of the big changes in the Congress since I first came to Washington is that all of these folks go home every weekend. They used to play golf together; their families got to know each other, go to dinner at each other’s homes at weekends – and these would be people who were political adversaries.