"At times of distress, we all like to recall the advice of fathers and mothers. The best advice my father gave me was to keep faith and deep confidence in the potential of the Greek people nurture the belief that they can do things."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."George Papandreou on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."George Papandreou on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."George Papandreou on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."George Papandreou on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."George Papandreou on Mahatma Gandhi
"I think there is a heritage which I'm proud of, which is a fight for democracy, a fight for social justice, a fight for freedom. My grandfather went to jail or exile six times in his life, fighting for his principles for democracy, or for his country. And my father twice."
"The Marshall Plan was after destruction, and the U.S. came to our help and obviously this was very, very important for the future of Europe. I think now we have all the capabilities of doing it on our own and, in a sense, we have to."
"My hope is that we will turn Greece into maybe the most transparent country in the world with everything on the web."
"In ancient Greece, politics and the market were not decoupled."
"I have always said I will be in politics to serve as best as I can and it will take me wherever it will take me."