84 Total Quotes

Gerry Adams Quotes

Gerry Adams
The threat to this process doesn't come from the weapons of the IRA (Irish Republican Army) which are silenced.
Gerry Adams
#Army

Gerry Adams
Making peace, I have found, is much harder than making war
Gerry Adams
#Peace

Gerry Adams
Hugging trees has a calming effect on me. I'm talking about enormous trees that will be there when we are all dead and gone. I've hugged trees in every part of this little island.
Gerry Adams
#Irish Politician

Gerry Adams
One man's transparency is another's humiliation.
Gerry Adams
#Irish Politician #Humiliation

Gerry Adams
There is no evidence to back that up. And, on the contrary, the IRA, in a number of high-profile statements, have made it very, very clear that people should not be intimidated.
Gerry Adams
#Contrary

Gerry Adams
I see no reason whatsoever why there should be British troops in any part of my country, and particularly in the almost eighth year of two IRA decisions, why people should have more contact with British troops than they had previously,
Gerry Adams
#Country

Gerry Adams
So I want to see all that infrastructure removed.
Gerry Adams
#Infrastructure

Gerry Adams
I condemn the bomb attacks in London this morning. I have sent a message of sympathy and solidarity to Mr. Blair and the London mayor, Ken Livingstone. On behalf of Sinn Fein I offer my sincere condolences to the victims and the families of those killed and injured and to the people of London.
Gerry Adams
#Solidarity

Gerry Adams
There has been quite a lot of progress made and I think we will continue to make progress,
Gerry Adams
#Progress

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very well motivated toward the peace process.
Gerry Adams
#Peace

Gerry Adams
The White House has decided not to invite the Irish parties to the White House; that would be a disappointment. But do I interpret this as a movement by this administration away from the peace process? No, I don't. I don't. And if I did, I would be very very perturbed,
Gerry Adams
#Disappointment

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the worst crisis this process has been in,
Gerry Adams
#Crisis

Gerry Adams
There is still not peace. The agreement is not a settlement. There are good things in it, there are bad things in it that people will have to get their heads around,
Gerry Adams
#Agreement

Gerry Adams
make it very very clear there is no way forward except the Good Friday agreement.
Gerry Adams
#Agreement

Gerry Adams
We have to make sure the Good Friday Agreement works.
Gerry Adams
#Irish Politician #Agreement

Gerry Adams
It's our job as politicians to demonstrate to those in control of weapons that politics works. Because of Ulster Unionist demands we are ... failing to do that.
Gerry Adams
#Control

Gerry Adams
Your people are being killed; our people are being killed. We have to get beyond all his.
Gerry Adams
#People

Gerry Adams
We will be seeking continued support for our efforts, for our particular view of the way these negotiations should go.
Gerry Adams
#Support

Gerry Adams
We want the continued encouragement that he has given to governments and to everyone else in the search for a democratic peace settlement.
Gerry Adams
#Encouragement

Gerry Adams
It's good to be here with your heroes and heroines,
Gerry Adams
#Hero

Gerry Adams
Sinn Fein has productively taken the example of South Africa and, as we develop the peace process, we continue to use examples from South Africa.
Gerry Adams
#Example #Irish Politician

Gerry Adams
It's good to be here with your heroes and heroines. South Africa has been a beacon for freedom-loving nations, and what you have here is not only about the past but also about the future.
Gerry Adams
#Freedom

Gerry Adams
Everyone who wants the peace process to work will welcome this significant development,
Gerry Adams
#Peace

Gerry Adams
The peace process has not yet concluded in a democratic peace settlement, ... and today is the beginning of the next phase.
Gerry Adams
#Beginning

Gerry Adams
The men and women of 1916 were visionaries. So were the hunger strikers. We need to be visionaries too.
Gerry Adams
#Hunger

Gerry Adams
There is no justification for what happened this afternoon in Dublin. Sinn Fein had appealed to people to ignore this loyalist parade and not to be provoked by it. Our view was that it should not be opposed in any way and we made that clear.
Gerry Adams
#Justification

Gerry Adams
Having been in America as recently as November, there will be some people clearly who support the peace process, who support Sinn Fein, who support the Irish cause, who will not agree with me going to Cuba, but I think they will accept and understand it.
Gerry Adams
#America