"A person's worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Kjell Magne Bondevik on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Kjell Magne Bondevik on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Kjell Magne Bondevik on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Kjell Magne Bondevik on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Kjell Magne Bondevik on Mahatma Gandhi
"Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts."
"Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes."
"We must remember that politics is more than a power game. The core of politics in my view is to serve our citizens, to serve our fellow human beings."