The best Quotes by Angela Merkel

The best Quotes by Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel (née Kasner; born 17 July 1954) is a German former politician and scientist who served as chancellor of Germany from 2005 to 2021. A member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), she previously served as Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2005 and as Leader of the Christian Democratic Union from 2000 to 2018.

I believe in Europe. I am convinced by Europe. Not only as a heritage from the past, but as hope and a vision for the future.
(as Chancellor of Germany) - July 2020, Speech at the European Parliament
Democracy isn't just there. We have to work for it together - every day.
October 2021, during the 31st Day of German Unity
I am convinced that no force and no ideology can surpress the urge of the people for freedom, equality and peace in the long run.
August 2021
My objective is to govern in a reasonable way until the last day that I am in charge.
January 2021
We've got the first stage of the pandemic behind us. But it has to be clear that it's still the beginning of this pandemic.
May 2020
This pandemic is a democratic disaster.
(as Chancellor of Germany) - April 2020
Since the Reunion of Germany, or even since World War II, there has been no challenge to our country that demanded from us to work together as much as this one.
(as Chancellor of Germany) - March 2020
Our constitution includes this wonderful article 1: "Human dignity is inviolable." What we're experiencing every day: Aggression against Jews, aggression against immigrants, violence and hate speech - that's what we have to stand up against!
(as Chancellor of Germany) - September 2019
The question is not whether we are able to change but whether we are changing fast enough.
In the face of Russias war against Ukraine, it can't be stressed enough how fortunate we were to see the events of 1989/90 happen in the way they did.
September 2022
I am convinced that we can design a great future, when we overcome distrust and resentments and go to work with joy in our hearts. That's what I always tried to do.
December 2021
Watching 40 million people fall into chaos in Afghanistan because there's no electricity and no financial system - that can't be the strategy of the international community.
October 2021
We all want normality back, but we don't get normality back by ourselves - we only get it as a community and that's why we need to get more people vaccinated. Every vaccination is a small step towards normality for everyone.
July 2021
These pictures have made me angry and sad. But I am certain that the American democracy will prove stronger than the rioters.
January 2021, about the US Capitol riots
There's no denying that the coming days and weeks will be tough for our country - and that the situation won't change for some time.
New Year Eve’s address 2020/21
If we don't practice enough social distancing before Christmas and then realize, it has been the last Christmas with our grandparents, we will be full of regrets.
December 2020
I sincerely wish him all the best and am happy to work together with President Biden.
November 2020
This is money well spent. If we ignore climate change, it's gonna cost us a lot more.
September 2019
If you don't like Munich, I don't know which part of Germany you could like.
July 16th 2009, to Dmitry Medvedev
Most of the things that we found out about ourselves are an essential part of every good party.
(about Wikileaks)

Quotes about Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel was formative for our reunited country and for our country's image in the world; formative for a whole generation of young men and women.

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Most likely, by the end of this winter, everyone in Germany will be either vaccinated, recovered, or dead.
Jens Spahn - November 2021
We can't keep up this strict lockdown for all of winter. Our society couldn't stand that.
Jens Spahn - February 2021
We knew that the Coronavirus would reach Germany some day. The case in Bavaria shows us that we're well prepared for it.
Jens Spahn (als deutscher Gesundheitsminister) - January 2020
Now, more than any time in our history, we will be judged by our capacity for compassion. Our ability to come through this, won't just be down to what government or businesses do, but by the individual acts of kindness that we show each other.
Rishi Sunak - March 2020
Maintaining confidence in international trade will be critical to the broader economic recovery in the post-Covid world.
Last year, Covid-19 kept us apart. This year, we are finally together again.
Joe Biden - March 2022, State of the Union Address
This pandemic is exhausting all of us. We're tired of it. But it doesn't help. We have to face it together and, in many cases, practice social distancing.
Olaf Scholz - December 2021
I might have been born in Liverpool - but I grew up in Hamburg.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
My aim remains, if history approves, to unite our country.
What did I learn in 2021? I learned that nobody learned anything in 2020.
Penn Parker in Death to 2021
2000 was 20 years ago... which is really weird because 1980 was also 20 years ago.
Change the System! Not the Climate!
With clear language and undaunted diplomacy, he has significantly shaped the United States of America and post-war global politics.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier - December 2023
Our final goal must be to create the United States of Europe.
People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
It's our "white" responsibility to make sure people who speak out about racism are safe at all times. This means ending structural racism in our societies, authorities and media.
I think it's better to leave with decorum and great dignity.
Now, what belongs together, will grow together.
Berlin will live and the Wall will fall!
Willy Brandt - 10. November 1989
The US government can't waste billions of dollars just blowing things up in the vague hope that it'll somehow turn into a success, unless of course those things are Iraq or Afghanistan. So SpaceX began with a big gamble.
John Oliver in Last Week Tonight - December 2023
Who's not gonna take the vaccine because they think it might be dangerous? Raise your hands! Now take that hand and slap yourself in the f*cking face!
Grandma & Grandpa are like stars... you can't always see them but you know - they're always there.

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