Robert Mugabe Quotes (61 Quotes)


    Must we allow these men, the two unholy men of our millennium, who in the same way as Hitler and Mussolini formed (an) unholy alliance, formed an alliance, to attack an innocent country.

    I look forward working with the new parliament as together we grapple with the pressing challenges of improving the livelihood of our people and developing our nation,

    We have said the first step was to designate the land, inform the owners. And the second would be to get the responses from the owners. And this will be openly done.

    Having restored land to the people, ... We have learnt a host of lessons, all pointing to the challenge of ensuring food security for the people.

    We pride ourselves as being top, really, on the African ladder... We feel that we have actually been advancing rather than going backwards.


    These are war veterans who fought for their country, and the army also has war veterans in it,

    Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically.

    In most recent times, as the West started being hostile to us, we deliberately declared a Look East policy.

    The amendments mark the liberation of our land, ... It's now final, and no one can question it.

    insist on being world policemen on the management of the Internet.

    We will proceed with current land reform with or without sanctions, ... Let that position be known here and abroad and let the commercial farmers tell that to their constituency or constituencies overseas.

    We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.

    If the choice was made for us, one for us to lose our sovereignty and become a member of the Commonwealth or to remain with our sovereignty and lose membership of the Commonwealth, then I would say, then let the Commonwealth go.

    Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.

    The current chaotic state of affairs where (small businesses) operated outside the regulatory framework and in undesignated and crime-ridden areas could not be countenanced for much longer,

    They have remained silent about the shocking circumstances of obvious state neglect surrounding the tragic Gulf Coast disaster. A whole community of mainly nonwhites was deliberately abandoned to the ravages of Hurricane Katrina as sacrificial lambs,

    redressing the past gross imbalances in land ownership, which were institutionalized by British colonialism.

    If the choice were made, one for us to lose our sovereignty and become a member of the Commonwealth or remain with our sovereignty and lose the membership of the Commonwealth, I would say let the Commonwealth go.

    Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen

    Both sides have, therefore, something to rejoice about as, indeed, something to mourn about,

    We are going to give material support to Angola to put an end to this war,

    Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy!

    So, Blair keep your England, and let me keep my Zimbabwe.

    I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement.

    You describe it as if we have a whole cemetery, ... continuous years of drought.

    The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans.

    Our present state of mind is that you are now enemies, because you really behaved as enemies of Zimbabwe, that we are really full of anger and make our entire communities angry, and this is why the war veterans now are seizing land.

    so as to enable the secretary general to understand and appreciate what we are trying to do.

    True, some land was bought by a few Cabinet Ministers. They bought the land. No minister, to my knowledge acquired land which was meant for resettlement.

    Is it not obvious that Britain, under the regime of Tony Blair, has ceased to respect the Charter of the United Nations

    Today we tell all those calling for such ill-conceived talks to please stop their misdirected efforts,

    We are not hungry... Why foist this food upon us? We don't want to be choked. We have enough.

    In line with Zimbabwe's tradition of holding open and democratic elections, my government will be inviting among others ... a joint ACP and European delegation, excluding the UK but led by the ACP,

    Where are their democratic tenets Where is their morality Where is their compliance with the salient principles of good governance

    We have sought to address this inequity, ... And what has been the response from former imperialist quarters Staggering beyond description. My government, my party and my own person have been labeled land grabbers, demonized, reviled and threatened with sanctions in the face of accusations of reverse racism.

    The voice of Mr. Bush and the voice of Mr. Blair can't decide who shall rule in Zimbabwe, who shall rule in Africa, who shall rule in Asia, who shall rule in Venezuela, who shall rule in Iran, who shall rule in Iraq,

    There is no food crisis even as we speak, ... What worries us is the fact the our crop has failed us because of the rain, of the drought, and we are not the only ones that are hit.

    Victory and defeat are quick to reconcile, quick to connect and cohabit in the same national space for greater peace and togetherness,

    Countries such as the U.S. and Britain have taken it upon themselves to decide for us in the developing world, even to interfere in our domestic affairs and to bring about what they call regime change.

    We are winning the elections, ... I hear that people are voting in their masses. Whites are also voting in masses. I don't know how they are voting, but I hope it's positive.

    We are a democratic country and my party enjoys overwhelming support. The two gentlemen who purported to have withdrawn actually found it very tough to compete with us. We will win this election,


    People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.

    These imperialist countries have unashamedly abused the power of the media by hypocritically portraying themselves as philanthropists and international saviors of victims of various calamities,

    The international lending organization is willed by the big powers which dictate what it should do, ... We have never been friends of the IMF and in the future we will never be friends of the IMF.

    The land is ours. It's not European and we have taken it, we have given it to the rightful people... Those of white extraction who happen to be in the country and are farming are welcome to do so, but they must do so on the basis of equality.

    The only white man you can trust is a dead white man.

    Let today be a day of renewal of our common determination, commitment and resolve to ensure that peace wins in the DRC,

    All genuine and well meaning white farmers who wish to pursue a farming career as loyal citizens of this country will have land to do so.

    We have said we will never collapse, never ever. We may have our droughts, our poverty, but as a people we shall never collapse, never ever.


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