46 Total Quotes

Mikhail Gorbachev Quotes

Mikhail Gorbachev
Our enemy sees us clearly. They will not start a war. They're worried about one thing: If democracy develops here, if we succeed, we will win.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist #Democracy

Mikhail Gorbachev
A birthday party will be a modest one, and I shall celebrate it with relatives and friends.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Birthday

Mikhail Gorbachev
If people don't like Marxism, they should blame the British Museum.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist

Mikhail Gorbachev
America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist #America

Mikhail Gorbachev
Certain people in the United States are driving nails into this structure of our relationship, then cutting off the heads. So the Soviets must use their teeth to pull them out.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist

Mikhail Gorbachev
Those who want Russia to continue to grow in IT should work with Russian companies, with our science centers and with our software companies, ... Now is the time to go to Russia with investment.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Russia

Mikhail Gorbachev
It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing mankind today can be solved with means and methods which were applied or seemed to work in the past. . .
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Mankind

Mikhail Gorbachev
[At the Air Force One ceremony, Bush recalled Reagan's 1982 prediction in London that freedom and democracy would leave communism on the] ash heap of history ... tear down this wall.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Communism

Mikhail Gorbachev
Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist #Improvement

Mikhail Gorbachev
It will not be enough to rely on experts. Ordinary citizens must become experts too. It will take public opinion on a wide scale to ensure that world leaders act.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Experts

Mikhail Gorbachev
It seems that the most important thing about Reagan was his anti-Communism and his reputation as a hawk who saw the Soviet Union as an 'evil empire,'
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Communism

Mikhail Gorbachev
America has a right to be a leader, ... this leadership should be realized through partnership, not domination.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#America

Mikhail Gorbachev
Reagan was a statesman who, despite all disagreements that existed between our countries at the time, displayed foresight and determination to meet our proposals halfway and change our relations for the better, stop the nuclear race, start scrapping nuclear weapons, and arrange normal relations between our countries.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Determination

Mikhail Gorbachev
In Russia, he [Roosevelt] is held in high regard, perhaps no less than in this country, ... In Russia, we appreciate his New Deal.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Country

Mikhail Gorbachev
More socialism means more democracy, openness and collectivism in everyday life.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist

Mikhail Gorbachev
The world will not accept dictatorship or domination.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist

Mikhail Gorbachev
a great deal is still to be done before stability develops into national accord.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Stability

Mikhail Gorbachev
Democracy must learn to defend itself.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist #Democracy

Mikhail Gorbachev
[Yeltsin's current limited work schedule was] totally unacceptable, ... It is not for this role that we elected a president with immense constitutional powers.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#Work

Mikhail Gorbachev
If not me, who? And if not now, when?
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist

Mikhail Gorbachev
If what you have done yesterday still looks big to you, you haven't done much today.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist

Mikhail Gorbachev
I am a Communist, a convinced Communist! For some that may be a fantasy. But to me it is my main goal.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist

Mikhail Gorbachev
My life's work has been accomplished. I did all that I could.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist #Work

Mikhail Gorbachev
What we need is Star Peace and not Star Wars.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist

Mikhail Gorbachev
It is better to discuss things, to argue and engage in polemics than make perfidious plans of mutual destruction.
Mikhail Gorbachev
#American Novelist