76 Total Quotes

Chen Shui-bian Quotes

I believe that this is not only the view of the people on both sides of the Strait. It is also the common expectation of the US, Japan and the international community.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor #Believe

With sincerity, I swear to the people of this country that I will follow the constitution to increase the people's welfare and safeguard the country,
Chen Shui-bian
#Constitution

However, I must say that I am very happy to see that we have such a positive result for our first referendum in our history and that gives me more confidence in Taiwan's democracy.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor #Happiness

I believe no one is willing to give up taking the road of freedom, democracy, and human rights. The 23 million Taiwan people should continue to insist on walking their own path.
Chen Shui-bian
#Democracy

Because it is the first time, some of our people have not fully understood the democratic value and implementation of this referendum.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor

If we really love and cherish Taiwan, we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor #Cherish

We must not demonstrate any arrogance, and we must refrain from any irrational or undemocratic behavior.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor #Arrogance

We will make every effort to unify all ethnic groups, to strengthen belief in Taiwan and to persist in reform.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor #Belief

Also in the new constitution, we want to lower the voting age from 20 years to 18 years and also gradually implement a voluntary military service in replacement of the current compulsory military service.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor #Age And Aging

Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor

The whole world is watching Taiwan's democracy, and the 23 million people of Taiwan will get a thumbs up from the world.
Chen Shui-bian
#Democracy

The election result is not a victory that belongs to me or my party.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor

Companies, both local companies and multinational companies, have voted, because of market realities, economic realities, to move operations to China, ... And they require the normalized travel and trade.
Chen Shui-bian
#China

The situation in the Taiwan Strait seems calm at the moment, but Communist China has never publicly renounced the use of force against Taiwan,
Chen Shui-bian
#Calm

It is not only a new era for Taiwan's democracy, it is a new era for solidarity and harmony, and a new era for peace across the Taiwan Strait.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor #Democracy

We also intend to deal with the issue of incorporating basic human rights into our new constitution.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor

The road to democracy may be winding and is like a river taking many curves, but eventually the river will reach the ocean.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor

Taiwan is an independent sovereign country.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor #Country

I have great confidence in the universal value and in basic human rights and I have great confidence that referenda will eventually take root and become part of our daily lives in Taiwan.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor

I understand the harsh feelings and sentiments from my opponents and their supporters because I myself have been defeated twice in my political life in the past and I understand very well it is hard to accept your own failure.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor

We will strive to make Taiwan a better place and enable our people to live better lives.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor

The election is over, and even though there are people who have different ideologies and beliefs, from now on we must all embrace each other, creating a harmonious and unified new Taiwan through our love and tolerance.
Chen Shui-bian
#American Actor