The best Quotes by Yanis Varoufakis

The best Quotes by Yanis Varoufakis

Ioannis Georgiou "Yanis" Varoufakis (born 24 March 1961) is a Greek economist and politician. A former academic, he served as the Greek Minister of Finance from January to July 2015 under Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

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.

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We approached Athens from the north in early twilight, climbing a hill. When we reached its peak, we were dazzled to look down and see the Acropolis struck by one beam of the setting sun, as if posing for a picture.
How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.
I figure life's a gift and I don't intend on wasting it. You don't know what hand you're gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you… to make each day count.
Jack Dawson in Titanic
I'm the king of the world!
Jack Dawson in Titanic
It was the ship of dreams to everyone else. To me, it was a slave ship, taking me back to America in chains. Outwardly, I was everything a well brought up girl should be. Inside, I was screaming.
Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic
Jack: "I'm Jack Dawson."
Rose: "Rose DeWitt Bukater."
Jack: "I'm gonna have to get you to write that one down."
Jack Dawson in Titanic
They've got you trapped, Rose. And you're gonna die if you don't break free. Maybe not right away because you're strong, but sooner or later that fire that I love about you, Rose… that fire's gonna burn out.
Jack Dawson in Titanic
Titanic was called the Ship of Dreams, and it was. It really was.
Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic
Winning that ticket, Rose, was the best thing that ever happened to me… it brought me to you.
Jack Dawson in Titanic
I don't know about you, but I intend to write a strongly worded letter to the White Star Line about all of this.
Jack Dawson in Titanic
Jack: "Where to, Miss?"
Rose: "To the stars."
Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic
Promise me you'll survive. That you won't give up, no matter what happens. No matter how hopeless.
Jack Dawson in Titanic
God himself could not sink this ship.
Caledon Hockley in Titanic
Bruce Ismay: "But this ship can't sink!"
Thomas Andrews: "She's made of iron, sir! I assure you, she can. And she will. It is a mathematical certainty."
Can you exchange one life for another? A caterpillar turns into a butterfly. If a mindless insect can do it, why couldn't I?
Rose in Titanic
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A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets. But now you know there was a man named Jack Dawson, and that he saved me in every way that a person can be saved. I don't even have a picture of him. He exists now only in my memory.
Rose in Titanic
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I never thought I'd see in my life a black candidate running for President.
Its been a long time coming, but tonight, because of what we did on this day, in this election, at this defining moment, change has come to America.
America can't do this alone.
Yes, we can.
Barack Obama (44th US-President)
People of the world - look at Berlin, where a wall came down, a continent came together, and history proved that there is no challenge too great for a world that stands as one.
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How could this Y2K be a problem in a country where we have Intel and Microsoft?
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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.
Romania and Bulgaria were particularly irresponsible. If they wanted to diminish their chances of joining Europe they could not have found a better way.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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