Jean-Bertrand Aristide - Quotes

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If one suffers we all suffer. Togetherness is strength. Courage.

If one suffers we all suffer. Togetherness is strength. Courage.

The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti.

The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti.

Haiti, Haiti, the further I am from you, the less I breathe. Haiti, I love you, and I will love you always. Always. ---->>>

We must all make peace so that we can all live in peace.

We must all make peace so that we can all live in peace.

As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity. ---->>>

I will work to bring peace to everyone - whatever economic level - as long as you are Haitian. ---->>>

Peace in the head, peace in the stomach. ---->>>

Of course, learning is strengthened and solidified when it occurs in a safe, secure and normal environment. ---->>>

We are all equal, rich and poor, and we need a society where the people enjoy their rights.

We are all equal, rich and poor, and we need a society where the people enjoy their rights.

Sometimes people who want to understand Haiti from a political perspective may be missing part of the picture. They also need to look at Haiti from a psychological perspective. Most of the elite suffer from psychogenic amnesia. That means it's not organic amnesia, such as damage caused by brain injury. It's just a matter of psychology. ---->>>

The structure of apartheid is still rooted in the Haitian society. When you have apartheid, you don't see those behind the walls. That is the reality of Haiti. ---->>>

The future of Haiti must be linked to the respect of the rights of every single citizen.

The future of Haiti must be linked to the respect of the rights of every single citizen.

When you care about human beings, you do your best to not repress and to not let people to repress and to not arm people to repress. ---->>>

I respect religion and will respect any religion. ---->>>

When we say 'democracy' we have to mean what we say. ---->>>

The first time Haiti had free and fair democratic elections was 1990, when I was elected. ---->>>

We have problems which will be addressed by Haitians. ---->>>

As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris, waiting to be rescued. When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and profoundly that we should be there, in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death. ---->>>

I know how the American people care for that democratic principle. They want to see their vote respected. As we in Haiti want to see the vote of the people respected. ---->>>

In 1994, when I went back to Haiti from exile, we established a Commission for Truth and Justice and Reconciliation. I passed the documents to the next government, and I never heard about it again. ---->>>

Sometimes people who want to understand Haiti from a political perspective may be missing part of the picture. They also need to look at Haiti from a psychological perspective. ---->>>

Haitians don't like to say they are hungry because we are proud. ---->>>

I am confident that I can serve my country without being involved as the president of the country now. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Haitian
Born: 07-15, 1953
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Occupation: Statesman
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Jean-Bertrand Aristide (born 15 July 1953) is a Haitian priest and politician who became Haiti's first democratically elected president. A proponent of liberation theology, Aristide was appointed to a Roman Catholic parish in Port-au-Prince in 1982 after completing his studies to become a priest of the Salesian order (wikipedia)