Michael D. Higgins Quotes

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Michael D. Higgins Quotes

The presidency is an independent office and the Irish people whom I appreciate so much and I take with such responsibility have given a very clear mandate on a very clear set of ideas to me, as the ninth president.
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I'm happy with the vote and the support. I'm very glad that it is so decisive. It will enable me to be a president for all of the people.

— Michael D. Higgins

The necessary transformation of which I speak and of which my presidency will be a part is built on turning creative possibilities into live realities for all our people.

— Michael D. Higgins

Through the inspiration of Vaclav's words, the courage of his dissidence and the integrity of his leadership, Czechoslovakia successfully transitioned from an authoritarian state to a free democracy at the heart of Europe.

— Michael D. Higgins

Every age, after all, must have its own aisling and dream of a better, kinder, happier, shared world.

— Michael D. Higgins

Making an Irishness to be proud of in a real Republic. It is the vision of a real Republic where life and language, where ideals and experience have the ring of authenticity which we need now as we go forward.

— Michael D. Higgins

I am delighted with the strong vote I have received. My message of positive leadership, patriotism and commitment clearly was resonating with tens of thousands of ordinary Irish people.

— Michael D. Higgins

I am very glad as well that it is a presidency built on a campaign that emphasized ideas. I hope it will be a presidency that will enable everybody to be part of and proud of.

— Michael D. Higgins

Be proud to be a decent American rather than a wanker whipping up fear.

— Michael D. Higgins

When I started out, people were afraid of parish priests. Now they're afraid of newspaper editors.

— Michael D. Higgins

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