We are all
different, but when we ask for the Lord's
blessings, we must not forget that God created
In many countries
today, moral and ethical norms are being
reconsidered; national traditions, differences
in nation and culture are being erased.
I think the
international community should unite to fight
such inhuman phenomena as terror attacks and the
murder of totally innocent people.
No one should be
allowed to violently trample on the law.
It is extremely
dangerous to encourage people to see themselves
as exceptional, whatever the motivation.
to understand its social responsibility, that
the main task and objective for a business is
not to generate extra income and to become rich
and transfer the money abroad, but to look and
evaluate what a businessman has done for the
country, for the people, on whose account he or
she has become so rich.
probably never be OK. But we have to try for it.
Leading a Country
The worst thing
for a politician is to try and cling to power by
every possible means, and focus only on that.
We don't need a
weakened government but a strong government that
would take responsibility for the rights of the
individual and care for the society as a whole.
The task of the
government is not only to pour honey into a cup,
but sometimes to give bitter medicine.
intermediaries there are, the more problems
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.
I have a very
positive attitude to anyone who is
the environment, but it's inadmissible when
people are using it as a means of promoting
themselves, using it as a source of
self-enrichment. I don't want to name any
specific examples... but often, environmentalism
is used to blackmail companies.
To pay more is the
easy way. In fact, the solution possibilities to
the problem are many.
Nobody should pin
their hopes on a miracle.
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.
Above all, such
sports as judo, in my view, teach people to
relate to each other. They teach us to respect a
partner, teach us to understand that an
externally weak partner can not only put up
worthy resistance, but, if you relax and take
too much for granted, may even win.