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Published on June 18th, 2013 | by Yellow Magpie

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Helle Thorning-Schmidt Quotes: Denmark’s First Prime Minister

Helle Thorning-Schmidt Quotes Photo By Magnus Froderberg norden.org

Here is Yellow Magpie’s pick of the very best Helle Thorning-Schmidt quotes.

‘I know too much about British politics to comment on British politics.’

‘For young girls, whom I meet a lot when I travel around the country, it will be a big thing. It will really show them that there’s no post in Denmark that a girl can’t aspire to.’

‘I feel like giving myself a pat on the back. We can create history tonight. We can bid goodbye to 10 years of (Liberal-Conservative) government which has ground to a halt, and get a new government and a new majority in Denmark.’

‘I’m taking care of the children, doing a bit of cooking and trying to do a bit of DIY around the house. But that’s not going too well.’

‘We have the opportunity to change Denmark – that opportunity must be seized.’

Helle Thorning-Schmidt Quotes Photo By Helle Thorning-Schmidt

‘We can say farewell to 10 years of bourgeois rule… now we have the opportunity to change Denmark.’

‘But what sets Europe apart is we insist on a social model that consists of solidarity, equal opportunity and a certain amount of redistribution.’

‘We are not jumping on the austerity bandwagon. A healthy economy is by far the most important thing for Social Democrats.’

‘People want to make sacrifices but they don’t want to be sacrificed.’

‘Without growth we can’t pay down our debt, and without growth there’s no money for welfare.’

‘I’m taking care of the children, doing a bit of cooking and trying to do a bit of DIY around the house. But that’s not going too well.’

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