The best Quotes by Gerhard Schröder

The best Quotes by Gerhard Schröder

Gerhard Fritz Kurt "Gerd" Schröder (born 7 April 1944) is a German lobbyist and former politician, who was the chancellor of Germany from 1998 to 2005. From 1999 to 2004, he was also the Leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD).

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It can be done this way, or that way. I prefer this way.
2003, about the tax reform
In Germany, success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan.
about Germany dropping out of the EURO 2000
After 40 years one shouldn't lie to the people about the chances of a German reunion. There are none.
June 12th 1989

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Life is too short to learn German.
Richard Porson (britischer klassischer Philologe) - 25.12.1759 - 25.09.1808
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The Germans have six months of winter and six months of no summer.
3
German literacy ought to be gently and reverently set aside among the dead languages, for only the dead have time to learn it.
3
Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.
The secret behind success isn't as much of a secret as people think. It's pretty simple. It's working as hard as you can to accomplish what you want.
No matter how successful you are, the haters will never go away.
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We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.
(Plattenfirma) - 1962, to The Beatles
2
There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance.
Steve Ballmer (Microsoft CEO) - 04/2007, 2 months before first iPhone is released
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The coming of the wireless era will make war impossible, because it will make war ridiculous.
Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937)
My aim remains, if history approves, to unite our country.
Berlin will live and the Wall will fall!
Willy Brandt - 10. November 1989
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Democracy isn't just there. We have to work for it together - every day.
Angela Merkel - October 2021, during the 31st Day of German Unity
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Jewish communities are warning their members to avoid specific places for their own safety - today, here in Germany, almost 80 years after the Holocaust.
Robert Habeck - November 2023
Putin has started a war because he can't stand individual freedoms of the people. Because Ukraine has become a threat to his dictatorship with their longing for freedom. Dictators fear freedom. That's why he must not be successful with this war, because that would mean that dictators can attack freedom.
Robert Habeck - Juni 2022
If Putin were to win this war, what sign would that be for other dictators in the world like Xi, like the Chinese President? So therefore Ukraine has to win this war.
Annalena Baerbock - September 2023
We've been lied to a lot by the Kreml for at least one-and-a-half years. So obviously, the whole world looks at the Kreml when a former close confidant of Putin literally falls out of the sky, two months after he launched a rebellion.
Annalena Baerbock - August 2023
We are fighting a war against Russia and not against each other.
Annalena Baerbock (as Foreign-Minister of Germany) - January 2023
I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of Vice President of the United States is Senator J.D. Vance of the Great State of Ohio
Donald Trump - Juli 2024
I've known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy. He's a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it - Jeffrey enjoys his social life.
In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight announcing my candidacy for president of the United States.
Donald Trump - November 2022
Falling down isn't dangerous or shameful. Not getting up is both.
6
Become unpopular first, or people want perceive you seriously.
5
I usually agree with what God did, but putting limits on intelligence without putting limits on stupidity wasn't a great move.
2
Our world has become more restless and rough; it is changing at a breathtaking pace. We also cope with headwinds. This does not make the challenges of our time any smaller.
Olaf Scholz - December 2023
Terror will not win, hatred will not prevail. Israel has every right to defend and to protect itself and its citizens. In this dark hour, Germany and France stand firmly by Israel's side.
Olaf Scholz - Oktober 2023
We mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II. She was a role model and inspiration for millions, also here in Germany. Her commitment to German-British reconciliation after the horrors of World War II will remain unforgotten. She will be missed.
Olaf Scholz - September 2022
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
Queen Elizabeth II helped mending the wounds caused by World War II. Britain offered Germany the hand of conciliation. And the hand of conciliation was the hand of the Queen.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier - September 2022
Older people have deep and terrible memories renewed, younger people are struck by a horror they never deemed to be possible: There's war in Europe.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
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Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
John F. Kennedy - June 1963
3
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
2
It's not about counting women, it's about making sure that women count!
Claudia Roth - February 2019
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
1
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
1
The goal of socialism is communism.
Power itself isn't good or bad.
All I say is: China, China, China!
Kurt Georg Kiesinger - September 1969
There can be neither today without yesterday nor tomorrow without today.
Our republic is a responsible nuclear state that, as we made clear before, will not use nuclear weapons first unless aggressive hostile forces use nuclear weapons to invade on our sovereignty.
The days are gone forever when our enemies could blackmail us with nuclear bombs.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
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I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
Winston Churchill (on his 75th birthday)
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