Lennart Meri - Quotes

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If geography is prose, maps are iconography. ---->>>

Security is like virginity: you're either a virgin or you're not. You either have security or you don't. ---->>>

Looking in the mirror to check if my tie is straight is a waste of my time. I only look in the mirror once a day, and that's in the morning when I shave. ---->>>

Traveling is the only passion that doesn't need to feel shy in front of intellect. ---->>>

History is more interesting than politics. ---->>>

I am not always happy with the compliments Estonia has received. ---->>>

I was too busy looking into Yeltsin's eyes to notice what was under the table. ---->>>

I've never met a general yet who could milk a cow. ---->>>

With that radio I was always swimming with the current political streams in the West. I was never stranded. ---->>>

In the past, when I shot films about fishermen and hunters, I always had to admire their ability to perceive time in its entirety. The present was always temporary. ---->>>

Our civilisation has lost this bond between times, and tends to measure time with a yardstick, bit by bit, from one point to another. ---->>>

Science will liberate us from the chains of big cities and lead us back to nature. ---->>>

Throughout Soviet times, I understood what was really happening in the world around me. ---->>>

That radio was very important for me. It meant I always knew what was going on in the world. ---->>>


Nationality: Estonian
Born: 03-29, 1929
Die: 2006-03-14
Occupation: Statesman

Lennart Georg Meri (Estonian pronunciation: [ˈlenˑɑrt ˈgeorg ˈmeri]; 29 March 1929 – 14 March 2006) was an Estonian politician, writer, film director and statesman who served as the second President of Estonia from 1992 to 2001. Meri was a leader of the movement to restore Estonian independence from the Soviet Union (wikipedia)