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Mikhail Saakashvili Quotes

A Georgian politician, the third President of Georgia and leader of the United National Movement Party.
(1967 - )

First and foremost - our vision for a united and peaceful Georgia is based on respect for the desire - and respect for the right - to South Ossetian autonomy.

For the first time in 15 years, Georgia this winter has its electric power guaranteed without deficit. This is a historic achievement.

Georgia does not need Russia as an enemy.

Georgia is not just a European country, but one of the most ancient European countries.

I promise not to become a source of shame for you.

It is time we Georgians did not depend only on others, it is time we asked what Georgia will do for the world.

Keeping small nations enslaved because of the deals between the great nations or because of any pragmatic considerations that might have been there are totally unacceptable.

Solidarity was the best thing which happened in the 20th century.

Understandably, no peace can sustained when people continue to suffer from hunger, lack of jobs, lack of basic public services - and most of all - lack of opportunity or hope.

We have not created any sort of democratic test for any nation.

We must create the Georgia that our ancestors dreamed of, the Georgia that we dream of.