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John Bolton quotes

There is no patriotic obligation to help advance the career of a politician who is otherwise pursuing interests that are fundamentally antithetical to your values. That's not the call of patriotism.

There's no such thing as the United Nations. If the U.N. secretary building in New York lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference.

The Nobel Peace Prize has become hopelessly politicized. I think it cheapens the prize itself.

There is no such thing as the United Nations.

I haven't given up on the possibility that sweet reason will prevail.

Diplomacy is not an end in itself if it does not advance U.S. interests.

My philosophy is not a bean-counting, accounting 'look at this.' It is a philosophy that smaller government is better government, and government that is closer to the people is best of all.

I don't do carrots.

I don't think Hamas will be satisfied simply ruling the Gaza Strip.

There's no doubt that Iran funds and supplies Hamas with weapons.

Well, I'm a libertarian conservative, so I believe in limited government/maximum individual freedom.

Negotiation is not a policy. It's a technique. It's something you use when it's to your advantage, and something that you don't use when it's not to your advantage.

A lot of people have said to me, 'That's a great idea, running for president. You'll get booked for more speeches. You can write a book.'

Don't get me wrong: I would love to be president.

Every country has an aspect to it that rubs up people the wrong way.

Everybody pursues their national interests. The only one who gets blamed for it is the United States.

I am all in favour of democracy in Iraq.

I am not a neoconservative.

I am not a professional politician.

I am pro-American.