"To protect people's lives and keep our children safe, we must implement public-works spending and do so proudly. If possible, I'd like to see the Bank of Japan purchase all of the construction bonds that we need to issue to cover the cost. That would also forcefully circulate money in the market. That would be positive for the economy, too."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Shinzo Abe on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Shinzo Abe on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Shinzo Abe on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Shinzo Abe on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Shinzo Abe on John Wooden
"I have experienced failure as a politician and for that very reason, I am ready to give everything for Japan."
"I have to express sympathy from the bottom of my heart to those people who were taken as wartime comfort women. As a human being, I would like to express my sympathies, and also as prime minister of Japan I need to apologize to them."