62 Total Quotes

Lech Walesa Quotes

Lech Walesa
He did not tell us to make a revolution, he did not call for a coup, but he was so suggestive that we all had to define ourselves. The Polish nation and many other nations awoke.
Lech Walesa
#Revolution

Lech Walesa
I must tell you that the supply of words on the world market is plentiful, but the demand is falling.
Lech Walesa
#Polish Activist

Lech Walesa
the message they we're fighting for freedom and human rights.
Lech Walesa
#Fighting

Lech Walesa
At that time, I tried to control enthusiasm and streamline it in the right direction. Today I only try to share my experience, pass it on and do something good for the world.
Lech Walesa
#Control

Lech Walesa
I'm lazy. But it's the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn't like walking or carrying things.
Lech Walesa
#People #Polish Activist

Lech Walesa
Deep faith eliminates fear
Lech Walesa
#Faith

Lech Walesa
You have riches and freedom here but I feel no sense of faith or direction. You have so many computers, why don't you use them in the search for love?
Lech Walesa
#Polish Activist #Computers

Lech Walesa
He who puts out his hand to stop the wheel of history will have his fingers crushed.
Lech Walesa
#Polish Activist #History

Lech Walesa
I got politics and economics moving and then others took over.
Lech Walesa
#Polish Activist #Economy

Lech Walesa
It was in us, in our hearts and minds that something started that changed the face of this earth.
Lech Walesa
#Earth

Lech Walesa
What is the role of the world's only super power? What is the role of the United Nations?,
Lech Walesa
#Nations

Lech Walesa
I believed it would succeed. It was Polish Solidarity and its victory that put an end to the old era when what mattered were borders and rival blocs.
Lech Walesa
#Solidarity

Lech Walesa
I used to lead 10 million people, so what use to me is just 1,000? From a logical point of view, there is no room for me here.
Lech Walesa
#People

Lech Walesa
I made the right decisions, I set everything on the right course, the reforms are going in the right direction.
Lech Walesa
#Polish Activist #Direction

Lech Walesa
The nation has made its choice. This is what they have now.
Lech Walesa
#Choice

Lech Walesa
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Lech Walesa
#Freedom #Polish Activist

Lech Walesa
Irrespective of today's judgment and the price we had to pay in this generation, we were able to close an epoch of divisions, different blocs and borders, opening the way for an era of globalization.
Lech Walesa
#Judgment

Lech Walesa
Here the (Soviet) bear got his teeth knocked out. He could no longer bite other nations trying to break away to freedom.
Lech Walesa
#Nations

Lech Walesa
freedom came, but it is still hard to get bread.
Lech Walesa
#Freedom

Lech Walesa
[Without him] there would be no end of communism or at least [it would have happened] much later, and the end would have been bloody,
Lech Walesa
#Communism

Lech Walesa
John Paul II is the most important person in my life, ... I owe him a lot, and I wanted to thank him.
Lech Walesa
#Life

Lech Walesa
The Pope has been informed about what is happening in Iraq,
Lech Walesa
#Iraq

Lech Walesa
Every drop of blood causes suffering for the Holy Father,
Lech Walesa
#Causes

Lech Walesa
laughed a lot.
Lech Walesa
#Laughter