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Bianca Jagger – 12 Quotes

 

12 Quotes by Bianca Jagger

 

Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war.

– Bianca Jagger


The death penalty is being applied in the United States as a fatal lottery.

– Bianca Jagger


In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the value of those words.

– Bianca Jagger


I find it disturbing that the media keeps referring to my marriage, since I got divorced in 1979. But the media never wants to let me forget.

– Bianca Jagger


I wanted to have a political career. I thought studying political science would be the best way to achieve it.

– Bianca Jagger


Those who suffer are not those at the top, but are the less privileged members of society.

– Bianca Jagger


I am still profoundly troubled by the war in Nicaragua. The United States launched a covert war against another nation in violation of international law, a war that was wrong and immoral.

– Bianca Jagger


I have always been willing to admit when I made a mistake. I made a mistake in my understanding of the composition of the Contras, not on my opposition to the Contra war.

– Bianca Jagger


Look at what President Kennedy managed to achieve during the Cuban missile crisis. If Bush had been president in 1962, do you think he would have avoided a nuclear war?

– Bianca Jagger


The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues.

– Bianca Jagger


The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.

– Bianca Jagger


There is a question for which we will never know the answer: had the U.S. not launched the Contra war to overthrow the Sandinista government, would they have succeeded in bringing socioeconomic justice to the people of Nicaragua?

– Bianca Jagger