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Motivational Vladimir Putin Quotes and Sayings

Vladimir Putin Quotes:- Vladimir Putin (born 7 October 1952) is the President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008.

In between his presidential terms, he was also the Prime Minister of Russia under President Dmitry Medvedev.
Putin was born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR.

He studied law at Leningrad State University, graduating in 1975. Putin was a KGB foreign intelligence officer for 16 years, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel before resigning in 1991 to enter politics in Saint Petersburg.

Inspirational Vladimir Putin Quotes

“A considerable share of the world’s population still cannot afford comfortable housing, education, and quality health care.”-Vladimir Putin

Inspirational Vladimir Putin Quotes

“Despite all the achievements of civilization, the human being is still one of the most vulnerable creatures on earth.”-Vladimir Putin


“One can truly enjoy his or her life only while experiencing it, and it is inevitably related to a certain level of risk.”-Vladimir Putin


“At last, Russia has returned to the world arena as a strong state – a country that others heed and that can stand up for itself.”-Vladimir Putin

“It is extremely dangerous to encourage people to see themselves as exceptional, whatever the motivation.”-Vladimir Putin


“I don’t read books by people who have betrayed the Motherland.”-Vladimir Putin


“It’s alarming that military intervention in internal conflicts in foreign countries has become commonplace for the United States.”-Vladimir Putin


“We should not just consume hydrocarbon fuel but use it to develop nuclear energy, hydropower, and renewable energy sources.”-Vladimir Putin


“I think the international community should unite to fight such inhuman phenomena as terror attacks and the murder of totally innocent people.”-Vladimir Putin


“I would prefer to abandon the terminology of the past. ‘Superpower’ is something which we used during the cold wartime. Why use it now?”-Vladimir Putin


“Terrorism has no nationality or religion.”-Vladimir Putin

“Terrorists are always a threat to someone. If we’ll be scared of them, it means they have won.”-Vladimir Putin


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“Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right.”-Vladimir Putin


“You can swim any way you like in the Dead Sea, actually.”-Vladimir Putin


“We’re no longer in the Cold War. Eavesdropping on friends is unacceptable.”-Vladimir Putin


“I think happiness is love.”-Vladimir Putin


“In the modern world, those who are weak will get unambiguous advice from foreign visitors which way to go and what policy course to pursue.”-Vladimir Putin

“Spying has always gone on since ancient times.”-Vladimir Putin


“We shall fight against them, throw them in prisons and destroy them.”-Vladimir Putin


“Thieves must sit in prison.”-Vladimir Putin


“There are big countries and small countries, rich and poor, those with long democratic traditions and those still finding their way to democracy.”-Vladimir Putin


“Our aims are absolutely clear: They are a high living standard in the country and a secure, free and comfortable life.”-Vladimir Putin


“My English is very bad.”-Vladimir Putin


“If you want my personal attitude, I would tell you that I don’t care about a person’s sexual orientation.”-Vladimir Putin

“It is wrong to make anyone into an enemy; it is wrong to scare the people of one’s own country with that enemy and try to rally some allies on that basis.”-Vladimir Putin


“Whoever does not miss the Soviet Union has no heart. Whoever wants it back has no brain.”-Vladimir Putin


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“There are both things in international law: the principle of territorial integrity and right to self-determination.”-Vladimir Putin


“Everything will probably never be OK. But we have to try for it.”-Vladimir Putin


“Any people have a right to self-determination, and now in Europe, the process of diluting national sovereignty in the framework of a united Europe is more accepted.”-Vladimir Putin


“Some experts believe that somebody is deceiving WikiLeaks, that its reputation is being undermined in order for it to be used for political purposes.”-Vladimir Putin


“Nobody should have any illusion about the possibility of gaining military superiority over Russia. We will never allow this to happen.”-Vladimir Putin


“My notion of the KGB came from romantic spy stories. I was a pure and utterly successful product of Soviet patriotic education.”-Vladimir Putin


“Those who fight corruption should be clean themselves.”-Vladimir Putin


“If you aspire to be a leader of your own country, you must speak your own language, for God’s sake.”-Vladimir Putin


“Protest actions and propaganda are two slightly different things.”-Vladimir Putin


“Russia is a part of European culture. Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy.”-Vladimir Putin


“I am never guided by a possible assessment of my work.”-Vladimir Putin


“My personal position is that society must keep children safe.”-Vladimir Putin


Vladimir Putin Quotes About Iran


“Russia is opposed to the proliferation of mass destruction weapons, including nuclear weapons, and in this context, we call upon our Iranian friends to abandon the uranium enrichment program.”-Vladimir Putin


“The philosophy of FIFA is to expand world soccer space, to spread out the world football space.”-Vladimir Putin


“Yes, life in Chechnya so far looks more like a life after a natural disaster.”-Vladimir Putin


“I love the Russian classics very much, the Russian classical literature. But I also read modern literature. As far as Russian literature is concerned, I am very fond of Tolstoy and Chekhov, and I also enjoy reading Gogol very much.”-Vladimir Putin


“I go to the gym, I swim daily and from time to time I meet with friends and do extra-curricular stuff.”-Vladimir Putin


“I’m eternally grateful to fate and the citizens of Russia that they’ve trusted me to be the head of the Russian government.”-Vladimir Putin


“Chechnya is part and parcel of the Russian Federation.”-Vladimir Putin


“The task of the government is not only to pour honey into a cup but sometimes to give bitter medicine.”-Vladimir Putin


“Europeans are really dying out!”-Vladimir Putin


“The Russian parliament has condemned the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.”-Vladimir Putin


“Political activities in Russia should be as transparent as possible. Financing political activities from abroad are something the state should keep an eye on.”-Vladimir Putin


“I believe the U.S. already understands and will understand more and more that only a strong Russia will respond to the genuine interests of the United States.”-Vladimir Putin


Best Vladimir Putin Quotes About Journalism


“Anyone who doesn’t regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains.”-Vladimir Putin


“The worst thing for a politician is to try and cling to power by every possible means, and focus only on that.”-Vladimir Putin


“When the States already had nuclear weapons, and the Soviet Union was only building them, we got a significant amount of information through Soviet foreign intelligence channels.”-Vladimir Putin


“Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes, a second copy of the United States or England – where liberal value has deep historic roots.”-Vladimir Putin


“We don’t need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and cares for the society as a whole.”-Vladimir Putin


“Journalism, as concerns collecting information, differs little if at all from intelligence work. In my judgment, a journalist’s job is very interesting.”-Vladimir Putin


“What is a Rechtsstaat? It is obedience to the existing law.”-Vladimir Putin


“The whole world recognizes Russia’s cultural achievements. It is impossible to imagine the world culture without Russian culture, without our music and literature.”-Vladimir Putin


“No references to the need to fight terror can be an argument for restricting human rights.”-Vladimir Putin


“To pay more is the easy way. In fact, the solution possibilities to the problem are many.”-Vladimir Putin


“I think every person should have some faith inside him, in his heart. What matters is not an external display of this faith, but the inner state of the soul.”-Vladimir Putin


Vladimir Putin Quotes About America


“What is a unipolar world? No matter how we beautify this term, it means one single center of power, one single center of force and one single master.”-Vladimir Putin


“History proves that all dictatorships, all authoritarian forms of government are transient. Only democratic systems are not transient. Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.”-Vladimir Putin


“Russia needs a strong state power and must have it. But I am not calling for totalitarianism.”-Vladimir Putin


“The path towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic and glorious pages in our history.”-Vladimir Putin


“The strengthening of our statehood is, at times, deliberately interpreted as authoritarianism.”-Vladimir Putin


“I think the American people should express their preferences, and we’ll accept their choice.”-Vladimir Putin


“Russia does not want confrontation of any kind. And we will not take part in any kind of ‘holy alliance.'”-Vladimir Putin


“I believe that the presidential term should be limited.”-Vladimir Putin


“Stalin is the most popular figure in all of Russia.”-Vladimir Putin


“Radicals can be found in any environment.”-Vladimir Putin


“If one looks at the map of the world, it’s difficult to find Iraq, and one would think it rather easy to subdue such a small country.”-Vladimir Putin


“Iraq is a small but very proud nation.”-Vladimir Putin


“I’m sure corruption in Chechnya is minimal.”-Vladimir Putin


“Our society, including the liberals, must understand that there must be order.”-Vladimir Putin


“President Obama hasn’t been elected by the American people in order to be pleasant to Russia.”-Vladimir Putin


Vladimir Putin Quotes About United States


“The United States has overstepped its borders in all spheres – economic, political and humanitarian – and has imposed itself on other states.”-Vladimir Putin


“As far as oligarchs who acquire sports team abroad, and invest money abroad, I wouldn’t treat this phenomenon as something bad.”-Vladimir Putin


“U.S. society doesn’t want to play the role of international policeman.”-Vladimir Putin


“I think we should not control the Internet.”-Vladimir Putin


“McCain fought in Vietnam – I think that he has enough civilian blood on his hands.”-Vladimir Putin


“It’s Russia some people would like to get rid of. They are still afraid of our nuclear deterrent. We have our own foreign policy whether they like it or not.”-Vladimir Putin


“It is necessary to suppress any extremist actions, on all sides, regardless of their origin.”-Vladimir Putin


“We must stop using the language of force and return to the path of civilized diplomatic and political settlement.”-Vladimir Putin


“We are all different, but when we ask for the Lord’s blessings, we must not forget that God created us equal.”-Vladimir Putin


“At a certain point, we saw the police cracking down on the Occupy Wall Street activists. I won’t call the actions of police appropriate or inappropriate.”-Vladimir Putin


“The Russian people have their own cultural code, their own tradition.”-Vladimir Putin


“Between major countries, there certainly always are some common ground and points of tension.”-Vladimir Putin


“Politics should not interfere with sports. And sports should impact politics.”-Vladimir Putin


“Cromwell is just as much of a bloody dictator as was Stalin.”-Vladimir Putin


Famous Vladimir Putin Quotes About President


“I think it’s fine when the mayor of the biggest city in Russia consults the president.”-Vladimir Putin


“How does one control weight? By not overeating. How does one stay in shape? One plays sports. There are no magic pills here.”-Vladimir Putin


“In some of the states in the U.S., homosexuality remains a felony.”-Vladimir Putin


“I would like to draw your attention to the fact that in Russia, unlike in one-third of the world’s countries, being gay is not a crime.”-Vladimir Putin


“A figure who receives money from abroad for his political work, and thus serves some foreign interest, cannot be a politician in Russia.”-Vladimir Putin


“Demographers affirm that choosing to have a second child is already a potential choice in favor of a third.”-Vladimir Putin


Top 15 Vladimir Putin Quotes 


“The Russian people and Russian culture are the linchpins, the glue that binds together this unique civilization.”-Vladimir Putin


“The Eurasian Union is a project meant to preserve the identities of nations and the historic Eurasian community in the new century, in a new world.”-Vladimir Putin


“No one should be allowed to violently trample on the law.”-Vladimir Putin


“Libya is divided into tribes and clans.”-Vladimir Putin


“Russia and China are very natural partners. We are neighbors with an immense common border.”-Vladimir Putin


“The Russian people have unilaterally made their choice in the direction of democracy in the early ’90s. They will not be led astray. Nobody should be having any doubts.”-Vladimir Putin


“Why does the world dislike Russia? I do not think that we are unloved or considered to be ignorant.”-Vladimir Putin


“The United States and Russian security services regularly exchange information.”-Vladimir Putin


“China is a great country with a great culture, populated by fascinating, industrious and talented people.”-Vladimir Putin


“The unjustified swelling of the budgetary deficit and the accumulation of public debts are just as destructive as adventurous stock-jobbing.”-Vladimir Putin


“The transfer of power is always a test of the constitutional system, a test of its strength.”-Vladimir Putin


“The growing economic potential of India and Russia is mutually complementary in many respects.”-Vladimir Putin


“I myself know some people who are gay. We’re on friendly terms. I’m not prejudiced in any way.”-Vladimir Putin