Mikhail Gorbachev Quotes

Mikhail Gorbachev Quotes: On the day I became Soviet leader, in March 1985, I had a special meeting with the leaders of the Warsaw Pact countries and told them: 'You are independent, and we are independent. You are responsible for your policies, we are responsible for ours. We will not intervene in your affairs, I promise you.'
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Mikhail Gorbachev Quote: What we're talking about is creating new forms of life on the basis of new values.
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Quotes about Mikhail Gorbachev: In our discussions here at the forum there was no trace of the futile debate about what is better, capitalism or socialism...We should seek a synthesis of ideas and values that have proven their viability...
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Quote about Mikhail Gorbachev: I will never give up politics. I've tried to give it up three times, but I never made it. Politics mobilizes me. I won't last long if I give it up.
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Mikhail Gorbachev Sayings: New approaches are needed, new orientations in both thought and action. We must make the transition to a new civilization...We are talking of a transition toward a new civilization. No one knows what it will be like. What is important is to orient in that direction... I am convinced that a new civilization will inevitably take on certain features that are characteristic of, or inherent in, the socialist ideal.
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Mikhail Gorbachev Saying: It is really important to solve the problem of rational utilization and distribution of wate supplies. I dare say, the shortage of fresh water is the major ecological problem of this moment.
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Sayings about Mikhail Gorbachev: The shortage of fresh water is the major ecological problem of this moment.
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Saying about Mikhail Gorbachev: Women prevent the threads of life from being broken. The finest minds have always understood the peacemaking role of women.
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Mikhail Gorbachev Quotes: Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth.
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Mikhail Gorbachev Quote: No one, no single center, can today command the world. No single group of countries can do it. Under the current U.S. president, I don't think we can fundamentally change the situation as it is developing now. It is dangerous. The world is experiencing a period of growing global disarray.
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Quotes about Mikhail Gorbachev: Putin wants to stay in power, but not so that he can finally solve our most pressing problems: education, health care, poverty.
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Quote about Mikhail Gorbachev: Though representatives of many ethnic groups came together in the United States, English became their common language. Apparently, this was a natural choice. One can imagine what would have happened if members of each nation moving to the U.S. had spoken only their own tongues and refused to learn English.
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