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Lech Walesa Quotes and Sayings
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It is hardly possible to build anything,
if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
- Lech Walesa

Related topics: Motivational

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

Our national history has so often filled us with bitterness
and the feeling of helplessness.
- Lech Walesa

I have always been and will be an enemy of communism,
but I love all people.
- Lech Walesa

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We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid,
because freedom is priceless.
- Lech Walesa

We shall not yield to violence.
We shall not be deprived of union freedoms.
We shall never agree with sending people to prison for their convictions.
- Lech Walesa

I made the right decisions, I set everything on the right course,
the reforms are going in the right direction.
- Lech Walesa


 

My youth passed at the time of the country's reconstruction
from the ruins and ashes of the war in which my nation
never bowed to the enemy paying the highest price in the struggle.
- 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

The defense of our rights and our dignity,
as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome
by the feeling of hatred -
this is the road we have chosen.
- Lech Walesa

The program of our movement stems from the fundamental moral laws and order.
- Lech Walesa

He who puts out his hand to stop the wheel of history
will have his fingers crushed.
- Lech Walesa

I got politics and economics moving and then others took over.
- Lech Walesa

The supply of words in the world market is plentiful
but the demand is falling.
Let deeds follow words now.
- 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

I realize that the strivings of the Polish people gave rise,
and still do so, to the feelings of understanding and
solidarity all over the world.
- Lech Walesa

Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that
we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave
us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.
- Lech Walesa

Let the veil of silence fall presently over what happened afterwards.
Silence, too, can speak out.
- Lech Walesa

I belong to the generation of workers who,
born in the villages and hamlets of rural Poland,
had the opportunity to acquire education and find employment in industry,
becoming in the course conscious of their rights and importance in society.
- Lech Walesa

This conviction brought me, in the summer of 1978,
to the Free Trade Unions - formed by a group of courageous
and dedicated people who came out in the defense of
the workers' rights and dignity.
- Lech Walesa

The hope of the nation which throughout the nineteenth
century had not for a moment reconciled itself with
the loss of independence,
and fighting for its own freedom, fought at the same
time for the freedom of other nations.
- Lech Walesa

I most sincerely wish that the world in which we live
be free from the threat of a nuclear holocaust and
from the ruinous arms race.
It is my cherished desire that peace be not separated
from freedom which is the right of every nation.
This I desire and for this I pray.
- Lech Walesa

My most ardent desire is that my country will recapture
its historic opportunity for a peaceful evolution and
that Poland will prove to the world that even the most
complex situations can be solved by a dialogue and not by force.
- Lech Walesa

My country is in the grips of a major economic crisis.
This is causing dramatic consequences for the very
existence of Polish families.
A permanent economic crisis in Poland may also have
serious repercussions for Europe.
Thus, Poland ought to be helped and deserves help.
- Lech Walesa

What until then seemed impossible to achieve has become a fact of life.
We have won the right to association in trade unions
independent from the authorities,
founded and shaped by the working people themselves.
- Lech Walesa

When I recall my own path of life I cannot but speak of the violence,
hatred and lies.
A lesson drawn from such experiences,
however, was that we can effectively oppose violence
only if we ourselves do not resort to it.
- Lech Walesa

The sole and basic source of our strength is the solidarity of workers,
peasants and the intelligentsia, the solidarity of the nation,
the solidarity of people who seek to live in dignity,
truth, and in harmony with their conscience.
- Lech Walesa

Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage,
sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people.
Both sides have then recognized that an accord must
be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented.
- Lech Walesa

As a nation we have the right to decide our own affairs,
to mould our own future.
This does not pose any danger to anybody.
Our nation is fully aware of the responsibility for
its own fate in the complicated situation of the contemporary world.
- Lech Walesa

I belong to a nation which over the past centuries
has experienced many hardships and reverses.
The world reacted with silence or with mere sympathy
when Polish frontiers were crossed by invading armies
and the sovereign state had to succumb to brutal force.
- Lech Walesa

This overcoming of all the usual barriers
between the individual and the Absolute
is the great mystic achievement.
In mystic states we both become one with the Absolute
and we become aware of our oneness.
This is the everlasting and triumphant mystical tradition,
hardly altered by differences of clime or creed.
- William James

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

The instinct to worship is hardly less strong than the instinct to eat.
- Dorothy Thompson

I don't want to do anything like Can't Hardly Wait,
I don't want to do anything like Scream.
I saw all those movies, and they were good,
but they're just not what I want to do.
- Laura Prepon

I hardly teach.
It's more like a gathering of minds looking at one
subject and learning from each other.
I enjoy the process.
- Fay Godwin

There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does
not seem imposing to some one at some time.
- Charles Horton Cooley

I hardly remember how I started to write poetry.
It's hard to imagine what I thought poetry could do.
- David Antin

There is hardly any money interest in art,
and music will be there when money is gone.
- Duke Ellington

Our nature hardly allows us to have enough of anything without having too much.
- George Savile

New York is the meeting place of the peoples,
the only city where you can hardly find a typical American.
- Djuna Barnes

I have hardly seen my baby for six weeks;
have been at the office from nine A.M.
to eleven P.M.
regularly.
- Franklin Knight Lane

You can hardly judge women's effect on politics merely
from the action of individual women officeholders.
- Florence E. Allen

I would hardly call myself an artist in that sense;
I doodle,
I draw, I'm not a trained artist, I couldn't sit down
and do an accurate portrait of anyone.
- Rene Auberjonois

When you work with somebody you have chemistry with,
it's easy and it's fun.
You hardly call it work.
- Joe Lando

I'm hardly disinterested totally in my appearance.
- Frank Langella

Certain things do not effect me anymore,
which is not always good.
There is always commotion, but I notice that hardly
anything affects me or puts me out of balance.
- Ruud van Nistelrooy

A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns,
must show no emotion.
Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is
hardly worth troubling about.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

It's been interesting how kids have had hardly any problems watching it,
but adults have more trouble.
This happened way back even with Jabberwocky and Time Bandits.
- Terry Gilliam

Shakespeare fascinated me.
He hardly ever left the country.
His imagination was worldwide though reading.
- Michael Tippett

Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling
your life so full of meaningful things that you'll
hardly have time to think about food.
- Peace Pilgrim

To philosophize is only another way of being afraid
and leads hardly anywhere but to cowardly make-believe.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

We could hardly wait to get up in the morning.
- Wilbur Wright

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the
test of Parliamentary government,
for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
- Lord Acton

Once, I had so many scripts coming to me that I could hardly read them all.
- Greta Scacchi

Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any
one more important than that of not praising where praise is not due.
- Sydney Smith

My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life,
if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large
with surprise and horror.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Your paradigm is so intrinsic to your mental process
that you are hardly aware of its existence,
until you try to communicate with someone with a different paradigm.
- Donella Meadows

I'm hardly physically right for the hero parts,
now am I?
- Donald Pleasence

Somali is turning into a desert.
Rwanda, you can hardly find a place to plant a potato,
it's so crowded.
- Jim Fowler

A friend is long sought, hardly found,
and with difficulty kept.
- St.
Jerome

A god whose creation is so imperfect that he must be
continually adjusting it to make it work properly seems
to me a god of relatively low order,
hardly worthy of any worship.
- Martin Gardner

The results of political changes are hardly ever those
which their friends hope or their foes fear.
- Thomas Huxley

Comics, at least in periodical form,
exist almost entirely free of any pretense;
the critical world of art hardly touches them,
and they're 100% personal.
- Chris Ware

I hardly have any spare time!
But when I do, I garden a lot - I love plants and flowers.
- Soundarya

Men may be popular without being ambitious,
but there is hardly an ambitious man who does not try to be popular.
- Lord North

Electronic distribution is more of a fall-back strategy
for putting out a book that isn't deemed profitable enough to print.
You hardly make any money publishing an electronic book.
- Rudy Rucker


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