The best Quotes by Jean-Claude Juncker

The best Quotes by Jean-Claude Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker (born 9 December 1954) is a Luxembourgish politician who served as the 21st prime minister of Luxembourg from 1995 to 2013.

Where there is a will, there is a deal - we have one!
(as President of the European Commission) - via Twitter, 17.10.2019
It is not acceptable that European Union countries are divided into those who give and those who take.
(as President of the European Commission)
Of course Brexit means that something is wrong in Europe. But Brexit means also that something was wrong in Britain.
(as President of the European Commission)
To love Europe, is to love its nations. To love your country is to love Europe. Patriotism is a virtue. Unchecked nationalism is riddled with both poison and deceit.
State of the Union 2018

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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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The European Union cannot be compared to the United States. America is a nation, but Europe is not. Europe is a continent of many different nations with their own identities, traditions and languages. Robbing them of their national democracies does not create a European democracy - it destroys democracy in Europe.
We all know that Ukrainians are ready to die for the European perspective. We want them to live with us for the European dream.
Europe resembles a fine riverboat that was launched on a still ocean in 2000. And then the first storm that hit it, in 2008, started creating serious structural problems for it. We started leaking water. And of course, the people in the third class, as in the Titanic, start feeling the drowning effects first.
Romania and Bulgaria were particularly irresponsible. If they wanted to diminish their chances of joining Europe they could not have found a better way.
The world needs more Europe.
Ursula von der Leyen (as President of the European Commission) - September 2019
Brexit Analogy; We've all been on a night out with a mate who says, "it's shit here - let's go somewhere else." Then, when you leave, you realise he has no idea where to go and the place you left won't let you back in. The United Kingdom is standing in a kebab shop at 2 am, arguing about whose fault it is.
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I deal with tough mathematical questions every day, but please don’t ask me to help with Brexit!
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Good luck to the class of 2028 with their history exam: "Outline the process of the so-called Brexit without going crazy."
And after Brexit, we will be free to determine our economic future, with control over our money, laws and borders.
This was a long and winding road but we have got a good deal to show for it. The deal is fair and balanced and it is now time to turn the page and look to the future. The UK remains a trusted partner.
Ursula von der Leyen - December 2020
Violet: "I'm so looking forward to seeing your mother again. When I'm with her, I'm reminded of the virtues of the English."
Matthew: "But isn't she American?"
Violet: "Exactly."
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The British electors will not vote for a man who does not wear a hat.
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In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945.
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I feel that people in Europe are different from Americans - I think your soul is a little deeper.
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 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.
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
Just overwhelmed with gratitude. What an honor it is to run alongside President Donald J. Trump. He delivered peace and prosperity once, and with your help, he'll do it again.
J. D. Vance - Juli 2024

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