"I want to light the lights of patriotism."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Lech Walesa on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Lech Walesa 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."Lech Walesa on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Lech Walesa 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."Lech Walesa on John F. Kennedy
"The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being."
"The politicians always told us that the Cold War stand-off could only change by way of nuclear war. None of them believed that such systemic change was possible."
"You have riches and freedom here but I feel no sense of faith or direction. You have so many computers, why don't you use them in the search for love?"
"I use many different gadgets connected with computers I use PCs, laptops and a Palm Pilot. I also use the Internet to visit websites, especially within Polish-language Internet. I usually go to political discussion groups and sites - of course, as I use my real name, people never believe that they are chatting with me!"
"Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage, sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people. Both sides have then recognized that an accord must be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented."