I believe, and always have, that America must engage — not retreat — in the world.
Transcript: Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Nomination of Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense, submitted by Robert Naiman on February 1, 2013 at Justforeignpolicy.org, accessed February 10, 2013.
If he'd been in the military, he would have learned gun safety.Chuck Hagel
I took an oath of office to the Constitution, I didn't take an oath of office to my party or my president.Chuck Hagel
We are the adult power in the world. It is because of the United States, our action or inaction, that there will be a resolution here.Chuck Hagel
If you wanted a safe job, go sell shoes. This is a tough business.Chuck Hagel