Published on June 18th, 2013 | by Yellow Magpie1
Angela Merkel Quotes: Germany’s First Female Chancellor
Angela Merkel Quotes With Barack And Michelle Obama Photo By Lawrence Jackson
Here is Yellow Magpie’s pick of the very best Angela Merkel quotes.
‘This multicultural approach, saying that we simply live side by side and live happily with each other has failed. Utterly failed.’
‘Thus, the focus on this main political goal must become more visible in EU politics and to achieve this, we need a political impulse. It must be clear what the priorities on the agenda are.’
‘At the beginning of the 60’s our country called the foreign workers to come to Germany and now they live in our country. We kidded ourselves a while, we said: ‘They won’t stay, sometime they will be gone.’ But this isn’t reality.’
‘For a few years, more people have been leaving our country than entering it. Wherever it is possible, we must lower the entry hurdles for those who bring the country forward.’
‘I don’t carry any early childhood trauma around with me, if that’s what you’re hinting at. The story of the bicycles – and there were three of them which were stolen from me – I’ve dealt with it well.’
‘It certainly is dangerous that there are only a few clubs left in Europe that can afford to pay millions. At the end of the day however, the spectators decide the rates of pay – by watching the games and consuming the goods and services advertised on sports TV programmes.’
‘Politicians have to be committed to people in equal measures.’
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