The best Quotes by Gordon Brown

The best Quotes by Gordon Brown

James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010. He previously served as Chancellor of the Exchequer under Tony Blair from 1997 to 2007.

I'm a great supporter of the European Union. I didn't support entry to the Euro, not because I'm against it in principle but because I didn't think it was economically right for Britain. But that doesn't make me any less pro-European.
It is thanks to men and women who were totally committed to fighting fascism, people like Alan Turing, that the horrors of the Holocaust and of total war are part of Europe's history and not Europe's present.
I hate prejudice, discrimination, and snobbishness of any kind - it always reflects on the person judging and not the person being judged. Everyone should be treated equally.
When something really matters, you should never give up or give in.
I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more.

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The great thing about Glasgow is that if there's a nuclear attack it'll look exactly the same afterwards.
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You can leave Glasgow, but it will never leave you.
Glasgow is a great city.
One of the attributes Glasgow is best known for all over the world is the friendliness of her people.
I loved going surfing down on Venice Beach. I'd go out with a board under my arm and think, "I can't do that in Cranhill."
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Glasgow - which is kinda the same.
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.
Angela Merkel (as Chancellor of Germany) - July 2020, Speech at the European Parliament
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Our final goal must be to create the United States of Europe.
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Within our mandate, the ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro. Believe me, it will be enough.
Mario Draghi - am 26.07.2012
There is no better protection against the euro crisis than successful structural reforms in southern Europe.
There can be no poetry after Auschwitz.
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
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.
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Become unpopular first, or people want perceive you seriously.
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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
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
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
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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.
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One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
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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 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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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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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.
Angela Merkel - August 2021
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The western Countries lie recklessly, like Goebbels: the more incredible the lie, the faster they will believe in it.
Vladimir Putin - September 2022
I find it necessary to support the proposal of the Defence Ministry on partial mobilisation in the Russian Federation to defend our Motherland, and to ensure the safety of our people.
Vladimir Putin - September 2022
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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