"To pursue a so-called Third Way is foolish. We had our experience with this in the 1960s when we looked for a socialism with a human face. It did not work, and we must be explicit that we are not aiming for a more efficient version of a system that has failed."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Vaclav Klaus on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Vaclav Klaus on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Vaclav Klaus on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Vaclav Klaus on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Vaclav Klaus on Mark Twain
"Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming."