"At times, we were forced to go through a history of dependence, unable to determine our own destiny. But today, we are at the threshold of a new turning point."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Roh Moo-hyun on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Roh Moo-hyun on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Roh Moo-hyun on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Roh Moo-hyun on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Roh Moo-hyun on Thomas Jefferson
"Let us make future generations remember us as proud ancestors just as, today, we remember our forefathers."