"Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Kjell Magne Bondevik on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Kjell Magne Bondevik on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."Kjell Magne Bondevik on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Kjell Magne Bondevik on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."Kjell Magne Bondevik on John F. Kennedy
"Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts."
"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."
"A person's worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society."