41 Total Quotes

Aleksander Kwasniewski Quotes

There have been no CIA jails in Poland and there are no CIA jails or prisoners.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#CIA

Following the Second World War, we are a country of one ethnicity. After the moving of the borders, after the tragedy of the Holocaust and the murder of Polish Jews, we don't have large minority groups,
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Country

However, I don't doubt that a wave of immigration will come to Poland,
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Doubt

In this sense, Germans have behind them 30 to 40 years of experience, which would be very essential for us.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Experience

I am convinced that the changes do not represent a reversal of the process ... that began with the Orange Revolution,
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Revolution

An indefatigable man moved by conviction that for the common good one has to search for truth.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Conviction

There is simply no room for anti-Semitism in a democratic and law-abiding state,
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Law

There is reason for joy.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Joy

On Tuesday night or Wednesday morning at the latest we could start talks with the victorious parties and answer a question who should become the prime minister,
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Night

would mean the triumph of one side, and every triumph is dangerous because it carries the seed of arrogance, pride and mistakes.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Arrogance

a man who did a huge service for the world's modern history.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#History

Without that, the face of the world would not have changed, ... the greatest moral authority of our time.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Authority

We think that the United States is a necessary factor in Europe as far as security, politics and the economy are concerned.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Economy

never before have we had so much in common and never before has so much resulted from these bonds.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Bonds

But we have to think about the future, and we have to think about the right of the new president to make new decisions,
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Future

She understands the driving force of our times, the move to democracy, because she has lived it,
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Democracy

Early elections are bad for Poland but in this situation they are a real option.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Elections

These commemorations are intended to promote knowledge of Auschwitz as widely as possible and bring the truth about the camps to the younger generation,
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Knowledge

We are driving towards trans-Atlantic unity. We are against a conflict with the United States,
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Conflict

The grand coalition should work out to be the best solution for Germany, ... Germany will remain close to Russia but will no longer depend on the very personalized symbols of Schroeder's politics. Germany under Merkel will work to establish the broad framework for a European Union policy toward Russia.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Germany

If that is the view, it is naive, ... Trying to own the media, the parties and everything else is a totally artificial approach in today's interconnected world. You will soon find that 'your' NGOs are not 'yours' at all.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Media

And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Quotes

And still the time, especially in the economy, is very tough, very difficult. It's necessary to be active still, to work, to fight, to make our economy more competitive.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Quotes

And we want to develop our strategy to partnership and friendship with the United States, which is connected with a very rich history but what is very important for our future.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Quotes

And what is politically extremely important, Europe can be united, the first time in the history, after a thousand... more than a thousand years.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Quotes

But why EU is so interested to have Poland and some new countries inside, because it's a huge mark. There's almost 100 million people.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Quotes

Following the Second World War, we are a country of one ethnicity. After the moving of the borders, after the tragedy of the Holocaust and the murder of Polish Jews, we don't have large minority groups.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Quotes

However, I don't doubt that a wave of immigration will come to Poland.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Quotes

In my opinion, terrorism is a question which is not a short- term problem for all of us. It is a long-term fight. And NATO can play, and will play, a very crucial role in this struggle.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Quotes

My message to the Americans, to the American President, is that I am coming from Poland, which is in good shape; it is much different than ten years ago when last state visit from Poland was here in the United States.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
#Quotes