25 Total Quotes

Alejandro Toledo Quotes

We are now beginning to see the fruits of the sacrifice it has taken to maintain discipline and achieve sustained economic growth,
Alejandro Toledo
#Beginning

poverty and exclusion conspire against peace, security and democracy.
Alejandro Toledo
#Democracy

We want to expand the bases of support for a free trade agreement with the United States, and therefore we have to talk with the Democrats,
Alejandro Toledo
#Agreement

You cannot redistribute what you don't have. We deliberately designed some specific social programs, but did not design the economy to have a trickle-down effect, ... We have planted a seed and I have paid a high political price. But Peru has been inserted into the international democratic community.
Alejandro Toledo
#Design

But prudence can also be understood as the difference between good and bad. I know the road we've taken is the good and prudent one.
Alejandro Toledo
#Prudence

In our fight to recover democracy in Peru, we will not put all our eggs in the basket of the Organization of American States.
Alejandro Toledo
#Democracy

Nobody suspected that 12 months before ... that we could bring down dictatorship and have new elections, ... respected the results.
Alejandro Toledo
#Elections

There are great reasons to celebrate. This is a gigantic step toward the recovery of democracy and liberty.
Alejandro Toledo
#Democracy

Changing the date is absolutely necessary to have free and democratic elections in Peru,
Alejandro Toledo
#Elections

May those who are still hidden in the mountains hear me. I am not going to give you a truce,
Alejandro Toledo
#Mountains

I already know who won today's election, ... Because this vote was carried out according to regulations, Peru and democracy have won today.
Alejandro Toledo
#Democracy

clear the present government was administering the electoral process.
Alejandro Toledo
#Government

I'm very sorry that President Alberto Fujimori and the National Election Board have decided to push the country to a crisis with unforeseen consequences.
Alejandro Toledo
#Country

They are dressing up the results without listening to the will of the people, ... I want them to know if they attempt to twist the will of the people that I will be the first to go to the streets at the front of the line, to defend the rights of the nation.
Alejandro Toledo
#Listening

Now, the country is very apprehensive,
Alejandro Toledo
#Country

I blame the president ... for the possible consequences of leading Peru ... to instability in a country on a razor's edge,
Alejandro Toledo
#Consequences

We're aware that voting is obligatory. Let's see if they can collect fines from 5 million Peruvians.
Alejandro Toledo
#Voting

war with no ambiguities whatsoever against terrorism and drug trafficking.
Alejandro Toledo
#Terrorism

I am stubborn, and I believe it is not incompatible to respect the law and to be strong-handed with regard to the issue of terrorism and drug trafficking,
Alejandro Toledo
#Law

If something happens it will be because the intelligence services provoke incidents to discredit us.
Alejandro Toledo
#Intelligence

The armed forces and the police should be subordinated to the authority elected by the popular sovereignty.
Alejandro Toledo
#Authority

This is an enormous responsibility: the responsibility to maintain peace and international security and resolve controversies that may arise in the world,
Alejandro Toledo
#Peace

Although back in 2001 many people thought we were insane to set the goal of doubling our exports by the end of our administration, we were able to reach it a year before our promise, ... We hope the next government will set a similar goal, even if it sounds crazy, because we can do it.
Alejandro Toledo
#People

We started and are about to finish negotiating free trade agreements
Alejandro Toledo
#Trade

It's not only a legal matter, it's also a moral and ethical matter that the country needs to clear up, ... What we're trying to do, while giving him all the rights to due process, is to finally bring him to justice.
Alejandro Toledo
#Country