Thabo Mbeki Quotes

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Born: June 18, 1942, Idutywa, South Africa
Birth Country: South Africa
Occupation: Politician

1.
As a consequence of the victories we have registered during our first ten years of freedom, we have laid a firm foundation for the new advances we must and will make during the next decade.
- Thabo Mbeki

2.
I don't imagine Heads of Government would ever be able to say I'm not an economist therefore I can't take decisions on matters of the economy I'm not a soldier I can't take decisions on matters of defence I'm not an educationist so I can't take decisions about education.
- Thabo Mbeki

3.
If you sit in a position where decisions that you take would have a serious effect on people, you can't ignore a lot of experience around the world which says this drug has these negative effects.
- Thabo Mbeki

4.
Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers, telephones and television sets. They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

5.
One of the matters that must be addressed is that Rwanda and Uganda have to leave the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We're also supporting processes to ensure that the political dialogue among the Congolese themselves takes place so that the people there can decide their future.
- Thabo Mbeki

6.
Science is always inquiring.
- Thabo Mbeki

7.
The poor prey on one another because their lives offer no hope and communicate the tragic message to these human beings that they have no possibility to attain a decent standard of living.
- Thabo Mbeki

8.
We are not being arrogant or complacent when we are said that our country, as a united nation, has never in its entire history, enjoyed such a confluence of encouraging possibilities.
- Thabo Mbeki

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