Kjell Magne Bondevik

Kjell Magne Bondevik
Kjell Magne Bondevik
  • Born: September 3, 1947
  • Nationality: Norwegian
  • Profession: Statesman

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A person's worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society. Society
Don't believe those who claim that only left wing parties really care about employment.
Each individual is unique. We all have equal worth. Young and old, those who can cope and those who need help.
Extremists and populist movements are exploiting people's fear of those who are not like us. We can see the consequences in the form of terrorism and racially motivated violence.
Human dignity is independent of national borders. We must always defend the interests of the poor and the persecuted in other countries.
If each of us is to feel that he or she is valued, this calls for more than public funding.
If we dare to come closer to our fellow human beings, we will be able to see and understand them better.
Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Terrorism is contempt for human dignity.
The burden of proof is now on the Palestinians... They must fight terrorism and dismantle its infrastructures in order to make possible progress on the roadmap.
There is a need for more effective dialogue... between the government and the international community. Government
Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes. Religion & God ;Citizenship & Patriotism
Villa Grande has in many ways symbolized an important, but less than pleasant, part of our history. History
We have a good life when we manage to live with both satisfied and unsatisfied needs, when we are not obsessed by what is beyond our reach. Life
We have to find compromises. That's the way it is in Norway.
We must never relinquish the vision of a humane society and a humane world. Society
We must remember that politics is more than a power game. The core of politics in my view is to serve our citizens, to serve our fellow human beings. Power ;Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising