Thursday, 10 December 2009

Κανένας Πόλεμος

ΟΧΙ, Κυρίες και Κύριοι, ΚΑΝΕΝΑΣ πόλεμος δεν είναι δικαιολογημένος, λυπάμαι.

Obama Nobel Peace Price Speech

“…I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility. It is an award that speaks to our highest aspirations - that for all the cruelty and hardship of our world, we are not mere prisoners of fate. Our actions matter, and can bend history in the direction of justice.

And yet I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge the considerable controversy that your generous decision has generated. In part, this is because I am at the beginning, and not the end, of my labors on the world stage. Compared to some of the giants of history who have received this prize - Schweitzer and King; Marshall and Mandela - my accomplishments are slight. …”

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