Quotes by: Fareed Zakaria
Zakaria in 2012
||Fareed Rafiq Zakaria
January 20, 1964
||Yale University (B.A.)
Harvard University (Ph.D.)
||Fareed Zakaria GPS, host (2008–present)
Time magazine, contributing editor (2010–2014)
Newsweek International, editor (2000–2010)
Foreign Exchange, host (2005–2007)
Foreign Affairs, former managing editor
||Government of India awarded Padma Bhushan award to Zakaria in January 2010 for his contribution to journalism
||Paula Throckmorton Zakaria
||Omar, Lila, Sofia
||Father Rafiq Zakaria, Mother Fatima Zakaria, Cousins Asif Zakaria and Arif Zakaria
The tallest building in the world is now in Dubai, the biggest factory in the world is in China, the largest oil refinery is in India, the largest investment fund in the world is in Abu Dhabi, the largest Ferris wheel in the world is in Singapore.
I should not be judged by a standard that's not applied to everyone else.
It's not possible for two countries to be the leading dominant political power at the same time.
The Berlin Wall wasn't the only barrier to fall after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Traditional barriers to the flow of money, trade, people and ideas also fell.
I am an American, not by accident of birth but by choice. I voted with my feet and became an American because I love this country and think it is exceptional.
The people who watch Fox are not going to watch CNN. You know, let's be honest.
The one show that I will continue to be a guest on is 'The Daily Show' with Jon Stewart, if he'll have me. It's not competitive with CNN and it's too much fun.
The markets are much more interested in America's long-term trajectory than they are in feeling that there is an acute short-term crisis.
When you're failing, there's a very powerful incentive to put ideology aside and just do what seems to work.
It is absolutely clear that government plays a key role, as a catalyst, in promoting long-run growth.
The American consumer, even today, the weight of the American consumer in the global economy is China plus India doubled. So, it's tough to replace that.
If there is one lesson for U.S. foreign policy from the past 10 years, it is surely that military intervention can seem simple but is in fact a complex affair with the potential for unintended consequences.
The United States is going to be a rich country, it is going to be prosperous, but it is not going to be able to take the lead in the next phase of global economic development.
In a very weak economy, when you say 'cut government spending,' what you mean is you're laying off school teachers and you're de-funding various programs that put money into the economy. This means you have more unemployed people that then draw unemployment benefits and don't pay taxes.
The great drama of Russian history has been between its state and society. Put simply, Russia has always had too much state and not enough society.
CNN is getting smarter, and you can feel it in the stories, you can feel it in the depth with which they're covered, the kinds of people in terms of guests who are brought on air, the way in which issues are discussed.
My friends all say I'm going to be Secretary of State. But I don't see how that would be much different from the job I have now.
One of the great dilemmas for America will be that American companies will do very well while American workers might not.
It hasn't been easy to find American citizens who are willing to pick fruit in 110 degree weather.