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Women are leaders everywhere you look--from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.

NANCY PELOSI, Glamour Magazine, Jan. 2007

America must be a light to the world, not just a missile.

NANCY PELOSI, response to President Bush's 2004 State of the Union Address

I don't reject the concept of preemptive war. I'm a mother of five. I have five grandchildren. And I always say: Think of a lioness. Think of a mother bear. You come anywhere near our cubs, you're dead. And so, in terms of any threat to our country, people have to know we'll be there to preemptively strike. But what the president did was, on the basis of no real intelligence for an imminent threat to our country, chose to go into a war for reasons that are still unknown to us.

NANCY PELOSI, Online NewsHour, Mar. 30, 2006

It's great. It's fabulous. It was my goal in life and now I've achieved it. I'm a grandmother.

NANCY PELOSI, 60 Minutes, Oct. 22, 2006

Investigation is the requirement of Congress. It’s about checks and balances.

NANCY PELOSI, Meet the Press, May 7, 2006

I believe if I become Speaker of the house and in that highly visible role show the American people that women know how to use power, I think it helps all women in the political process or whatever field they're in.

NANCY PELOSI, 60 Minutes, Oct. 22, 2006

I will be the first female speaker of the House, but I am certain that I will not be the last.

NANCY PELOSI, Glamour Magazine, Jan. 2007

Maybe it takes a woman to clean house.

NANCY PELOSI, CNN, Nov. 9, 2006


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