Angela Merkel Quotes

- Notable Angela Merkel Quotes Index -

Born: July 17, 1954, Hamburg, Germany
Birth Country: Germany
Occupation: Politician, Chancellor of Germany

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From this experience we have learned that in a big party it is important to have the necessary and often controversial discussions on policy issues such as the health system while in opposition.
- Angela Merkel

2.
I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education.
- Angela Merkel

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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.
- Angela Merkel

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On the one hand, the financial projection is on the agenda - we will see if this problem can be resolved or not. I think it is a right idea to stage a special summit, which would deal with the question of priorities of European politics.
- Angela Merkel

5.
Overcoming the Cold War required courage from the people of Central and Eastern Europe and what was then the German Democratic Republic, but it also required the steadfastness of Western partner over many decades when many had long lost hope of integration of the two Germanys and Europe.
- Angela Merkel

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So Europe needs to be competitive and we also need to be competitive if we wish to remain an interesting economic partner for the United States. This has to be done on the basis of strength, of competitiveness.
- Angela Merkel

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That is why everyone in politics, and we do it, must make sure that they do not depend on one single interest group. A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.
- Angela Merkel

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The euro is our common fate, and Europe is our common future.
- Angela Merkel

9.
The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
- Angela Merkel

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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.
- Angela Merkel

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Whoever decides to dedicate their life to politics knows that earning money isn't the top priority.
- Angela Merkel

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