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When I was fighting communism, there was rapid development of satellite television and cell phones, and communism, to survive, would have to block all these information devices.
I want to light the lights of patriotism.
The fall of the Berlin Wall makes for nice pictures. But it all started in the shipyards.
I’m a fatalist.
Our national history has so often filled us with bitterness and the feeling of helplessness.
Communism is a monopolistic system, economically and politically. The system suppresses individual initiative, and the 21st century is all about individualism and freedom. The development of technology supported these directions.
I have a vision, and I know I’m right.
I risked my life.
Let the veil of silence fall presently over what happened afterwards. Silence, too, can speak out.
Communism is a monopolistic system, economically and politically.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
As a nation we have the right to decide our own affairs, to mould our own future. This does not pose any danger to anybody. Our nation is fully aware of the responsibility for its own fate in the complicated situation of the contemporary world.
Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage, sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people. Both sides have then recognized that an accord must be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented.
I hope to work harder than ever to help people around the world.
I am no politician.
When I recall my own path of life I cannot but speak of the violence, hatred and lies. A lesson drawn from such experiences, however, was that we can effectively oppose violence only if we ourselves do not resort to it.
Democracy is made up of three elements. One is whether the laws support pluralistic principles. The second is whether the people take advantage of these laws. The third element is whether the peoples’ wallets are thick enough to benefit from this democracy.
The hope of the nation which throughout the nineteenth century had not for a moment reconciled itself with the loss of independence, and fighting for its own freedom, fought at the same time for the freedom of other nations.
There is something of the warrior in me.
My character and personality is today and tomorrow; I do not work well remembering further back.
I belong to the generation of workers who, born in the villages and hamlets of rural Poland, had the opportunity to acquire education and find employment in industry, becoming in the course conscious of their rights and importance in society.