Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is an American professor, diplomat, author, and national security expert. She was the 66th United States Secretary of State during President George W. Bush's second term.
- "I don't think that anybody could have predicted that these people would take an airplane and slam it into the World Trade Center, take another one and slam it into the Pentagon, that they would try to use an airplane as a missile."
- Simple: I do not think that anyone could have predicted that the terrorists would hijack an airplane and use it to crash into the World Trade Center or the Pentagon.
- About the quote: Quoted while talking about the September 11 terrorist attacks.
- "Tough questions teed up for Rice testimony". USA TODAY (March 30, 2004). Retrieved on September 8, 2009