"One of our most noble political tasks is to open up trust."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Gustav Heinemann on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Gustav Heinemann on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Gustav Heinemann on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Gustav Heinemann on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Gustav Heinemann on Golda Meir
"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."
"The time has come - and must come - for multilateral conversations about a secure peace in all of Europe."
"The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace."
"Beyond peace, there is no longer any existence possible."
"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."
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