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Gustav Heinemann – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Gustav Heinemann

 

Beyond peace, there is no longer any existence possible.

– Gustav Heinemann


The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace.

– Gustav Heinemann


The time has come – and must come – for multilateral conversations about a secure peace in all of Europe.

– Gustav Heinemann


War is not the quintessential emergency in which man has to prove himself, as my generation learned at its school desks in the days of the Kaiser rather, peace is the emergency in which we all have to prove ourselves.

– Gustav Heinemann


Disarmament requires trust.

– Gustav Heinemann


One of our most noble political tasks is to open up trust.

– Gustav Heinemann


Trust cannot be commanded and yet it is also correct that the only one who earns trust is the one who is prepared to grant trust.

– Gustav Heinemann