Quotes by Ursula von der Leyen

Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen is a German politician and the President of the European Commission since December 2019.

Ursula von der Leyen belongs to the following category: Politicians

Quotes by Ursula von der LeyenImage-Source: EU2017EE Estonian Presidency, Creative Commons

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, Ukraine, 2022, European UnionUrsula von der Leyen, Juni 2022

Europe stands by those in need of protection. All those fleeing Putin's bombs are welcome in Europe.

2022, Russia-Ukraine WarUrsula von der Leyen, March 2022

Democracy has the power to quickly spread. But its erosion can happen just as fast. Democracy is freedom. We need to stand up for it.

DemocracyUrsula von der Leyen, December 2021

I wish you a good start and I'm looking forward to another trustful cooperation for a strong Europe.

Ursula von der Leyen, December 2021, congratulating Germany's new Chancellor, Olaf Scholz

I'm privileged because I can defend myself. Millions of women that are hurt every day, cannot.

Women's RightsUrsula von der Leyen, April 2021, about "Sofagate"

Equality always concerns two parties: the one that's paying and the one that's receiving.

JusticeUrsula von der Leyen

I believe in the strength of US institutions and democracy. Peaceful transition of power is at the core. Joe Biden won the election.

Joe Biden, US ElectionsUrsula von der Leyen, January 2021, about the US Capitol riots

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.

BrexitUrsula von der Leyen, December 2020

Today, we open a new chapter in fighting Covid-19.

Coronavirus, VaccinesUrsula von der Leyen, December 2020, about the authorization of the Biontech/Pfizer vaccine in the EU

We propose to temporarily ban non necessary travels to all states of the European Union.

CoronavirusUrsula von der Leyen, March 2020

The world needs more Europe.

Europe, European UnionUrsula von der Leyen (as President of the European Commission), September 2019

Kinder müssen wieder willkommen sein und einen festen Platz im Alltag haben.

2004Ursula von der Leyen, December 2004

We all know that watching TV makes you fat, stupid, miserable and violent.

TelevisionUrsula von der Leyen, October 2006