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„The Freedom Monument impersonates the message about the will of state of the founders of the country and Latvian people, our dreams about freedom, ur readiness to fight for it, and our readiness to safeguard it.“

—  Egils Levits Latvian judge, jurist and politician 1955

Source: Address given Assuming the Office / at the Freedom Monument, https://www.president.lv/en/article/address-he-president-latvia-mr-egils-levits-ar-freedom-monument

Egils Levits photo

„We have inherited our country from the previous generations, which had won and shaped it. Own country is an excellent value per se.“

—  Egils Levits Latvian judge, jurist and politician 1955

Source: Address given Assuming the Office / at the Saeima, https://www.president.lv/en/article/address-he-president-latvia-mr-egils-levits-assuming-office-saeima

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„The ideal country does not exist, as progress would discontinue. A life without ideals would be individually miserable and politically useless.“

—  Egils Levits Latvian judge, jurist and politician 1955

Source: Address given Assuming the Office / at the Saeima, https://www.president.lv/en/article/address-he-president-latvia-mr-egils-levits-assuming-office-saeima

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„Common good also has a future dimension. Our task is hand over our country to the next generations better than we inherited that. One's own country must be continuously adjusted, renewed and modernised so that it would be sustainable. That is our duty towards the history.“

—  Egils Levits Latvian judge, jurist and politician 1955

Source: Address given Assuming the Office / at the Saeima, https://www.president.lv/en/article/address-he-president-latvia-mr-egils-levits-assuming-office-saeima

Egils Levits photo

„Many generations create a common good. We are only a part of that sequence of generations.“

—  Egils Levits Latvian judge, jurist and politician 1955

Source: Address given Assuming the Office / at the Saeima

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„He who is contented is rich.“

—  Laozi semi-legendary Chinese figure, attributed to the 6th century, regarded as the author of the Tao Te Ching and founder of… -604

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„The doors of wisdom are never shut.“

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„There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.“

—  Buckminster Fuller American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist 1895 - 1983

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„We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.“

—  Albert Schweitzer French-German physician, theologian, musician and philosopher 1875 - 1965

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„Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.“

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