Politics is about putting yourself in a state of grace.
More Quotes from Paddy Ashdown:The generous way of putting it is that we were not ready for this. The less generous way is to say: How was it possible to return to the politics of appeasement of the 1930s?
It would be a foolish high representative who worked that way.
I can create institutions, but I can't rewrite the chips in people's heads.
It was a superb agreement to end a war, but a very bad agreement to make a state. From now on, we have to part company with Dayton and try to build a modern democratic state, for which I have tried to lay the foundations.
We who came here saw what was happening. This was far more than a war in a faraway place. This was a moral imperative, a terrible vision of the future.
I don't think there is anyone who knows Bosnia-Herzegovina better than him. He is deeply trusted in the country. The international mission is in save hands.
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