11 Total Quotes

Alex Salmond Quotes

We intend to lead a government of purpose and direction so that we can offer the people of this nation the opportunity to move forward to independence, democracy and equality.
Alex Salmond
#Direction

Their whole by-election plan is in tatters, which is no surprise because everything Mr McConnell puts his fingers on usually collapses or turns to dust.
Alex Salmond
#Elections

This winning habit will stand the party in good stead as we build towards winning the 20 first-past-the-post seats we need to win the Scottish election in 2007
Alex Salmond
#Habit

On the streets of Livingston people have been asking why the chancellor has failed to do his part to limit the rapid rise in petrol and diesel costs,
Alex Salmond
#People

It is a war built on lies that has fanned the flames of international terrorism,
Alex Salmond
#Lies And Lying

Nations are nations if they feel themselves to be a nation. And Scotland overwhelmingly feels itself to be a nation,
Alex Salmond
#Nations

It had 1,000 years as an independent nation before the union,
Alex Salmond
#Independent

Our first democratic Parliament in history -- we are going to take that opportunity to move Scotland forward.
Alex Salmond
#History

A by-election has the potential to accelerate political development. If you win, you will command the political agenda coming out of it. That might otherwise take six months to do.
Alex Salmond
#Potential

It was an underwhelming performance from a man with an eye on his own exit strategy, even if he stubbornly refuses to find one for our soldiers in Iraq.
Alex Salmond
#Man

The prime minister has just fallen off the high wire. He is a victim of his own arrogance. He may well be on the way out of office.
Alex Salmond
#Arrogance