Vicente Fox Quotes (50 Quotes)

    agreement is the transforming force of history.

    Change will not come from above, it will come from below, from the small and medium size businesspeople. They do dare to show their faces. They applaud us and help us financially.

    Fair trade governed by rules is the basis for the growth of our economy. Institutions and procedures must be strengthened, not weakened,

    These humanitarian missions are a reflection of the sentiments of solidarity of the people of Mexico with the U.S. population,

    We are a nation in which freedom is alive in the squares and streets, in the daily work of the communications media, in the open relationship between the governing and the governed.

    At the very end, what is going to happen is that immigration will be reduced considerably. And how can we get to that stage? By agreements on sectors.

    We talked about migration, which is a problem, and we explored solutions, and the solutions have to do with economic development, have to do with growing the Mexican economy at rates of 7 percent, which will give us the opportunity of building up 1,350,000 jobs,

    We are going to support everyone to recover their goods and rebuild their homes that were destroyed, to compensate agricultural producers for the loss of crops, and in finance plans for businesses,

    we have some presidents, fortunately a minority, who blame other countries for all their problems.

    It is focused on battling the grand problems of terrorism in all of its manifestations, ... For this reason the Mexican government firmly supports these actions.

    This is a vision of the future, ... Every vision of nationalism, of a closed economy, of protectionism goes against the successful path of globalization and of progressive economies.

    I am absolutely sure and confident that if today we are at zero, not one single hotel operating, within two months we will see this rise to 80 percent,

    Let us proceed sensibly and bravely to demolish all vestiges of authoritarianism and to build a genuine democracy,

    I think it's very important that the United States keeps out of the local electoral process in Mexico.

    You may count on Mexico's support, since your commitment to the noblest causes of mankind and your vast experience are and will be invaluable in enabling us, together, to achieve a better world.

    There are people who in private ask us to respect the confidentiality of their donations, and we do, because we understand the fear they have of being repressed, just as I was when I began in politics. Important businesspeople often lose the vision of the wonderful opportunities this country offers if we achieve a true democracy-they prefer short-term benefits. The ones who ARE changing are women. They have a very different vision.

    I feel like new, ... Filled with confidence, strength, serenity and the commitment to work for Mexico.

    There's no doubt that Mexican men and women full of dignity, willpower and a capacity for work are doing the work that not even blacks want to do in the United States.

    I don't see risk for next year. The electoral process will be on track and the progress of the country, the economic growth, will be on track and the budget and government business will be on track,

    We must put together countries that produce drugs, countries that traffic, and countries that consume, and through this multilateral effort really stop the growing of crime.

    No one has ever been forced into a free trade deal,

    This guarantees certainty. This gives confidence and great strength to the Mexican economy,

    Today, we have genuine competition among the various political parties, which strengthens transparency and reduces corruption,

    The survival of small islands of prosperity surrounded by seas of destitution is not viable, ... provokes conflicts which respect no borders, and it threatens peace and security at a regional and global level.

    We are still optimistic that next year we can finalize what we have been working on for a good number of years, reaching an agreement and the U. S. Congress approving the initiatives that are there,

    first dedicate all of their attention to protecting their lives, their health and their family members.

    He has a good foot for kicking, but he doesn't have a good brain for talking,

    I believe Mexico should dedicate 100% of its oil revenues to developing human capital and technological development. None of us politicians should be able to touch that money.

    You can't be successful by closing yourself off to the rest of the world, ... Europe, China and Asia are taking away the jobs due to the lack of trade accords.

    I have decided to fight for my country, because we have build a success story in Guanajuato, with real results and more yet to come in the next two years.

    On that side and this side there is organized crime. On that side and this side there is drug consumption.

    The stated policy of my administration towards Saddam Hussein was very clear. Like the previous administration, we were for regime change,

    When it comes down to it, for Mexico, the FTAA means being able to go forward toward development, in the fight against poverty, in job creation and economic growth,

    The most important thing now ... is to protect lives, protect the lives of our children, of our grandparents, ... Possessions can be replaced.

    We can't allow people to offend our country.

    Now is the time to save lives and protect the population, and we are working on that. Afterward, we will begin the phase of helping citizens and reconstruction.

    We have strengthened our mechanisms related to migration so that we make sure that the Mexican territory is absolutely not used by terrorists,

    We would betray Mexicans' hopes for change if we felt satisfied with what we've accomplished so far.

    If we keep wasting time, if we keep running in circles ... we will keep having more poverty,

    I am the guardian of power, not its owner.

    Mexico doesn't deserve what has happened to us. A democratic change is urgent, a change that will permit us to stop being a loser country.

    The United States can benefit from the work and the effort of the Mexican people as much as we Mexicans can benefit from working with the American market, with American investors,

    Up to now, each President has implemented purely personal projects while in office. The PRI used that to stay in power. Today, more than ever, we need to have a national plan of action that represents the consensus of all Mexicans. That's one of the things I'm trying to put together in this campaign.

    total, categorical rejection of forms of violence, of all forms of terrorism.

    It's hard, it's so hard, ... I can understand why the people are crying. Why they yell for help.

    The uncertainty is due to the political factor. We all want to know who will make up the cabinet,

    If we haven't reached a complete resolution up until now, that only encourages us to continue struggling, trying to convince people of the benefits of a migration deal, which is greatly in the interests of the United States and Mexico.

    Mexico fully supports Canada's position to make sure that the decisions of the NAFTA panels in the settlement of disputes are upheld,

    Our number one priority is to spend every peso possible to include those who are currently excluded.

    Mexico and the United States are nations which are neighbors and friends which should always have solidarity in moments of difficulty,

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