65 Poland Quotes On Success In Life

These Poland quotes will inspire you. Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Poland quotes, Poland sayings, and Poland proverbs.

Best Poland Quotes

  1. “Poland is an ally of the United States of America. It was our duty to show that we are a reliable, loyal, and predictable ally. America needed our help, and we had to give it.” ~ Adam Michnik
  2. “I belong to the generation of workers who, born in the villages and hamlets of rural Poland, had the opportunity to acquire education and find employment in industry, becoming in the course conscious of their rights and importance in society.” ~ Lech Walesa
  3. “My most ardent desire is that my country will recapture its historic opportunity for a peaceful evolution and that Poland will prove to the world that even the most complex situations can be solved by a dialogue and not by force.” ~ Lech Walesa
  4. “We speak of peace, yes, but whose peace? Poland’s? Bulgaria’s? The peace of the grave?” ~ Margaret Thatcher

  5. “I interviewed survivors, I went to Poland, saw the cities and spent time with the people and spoke to the Jews who had come back to Poland after the war and talked about why they had come back.” ~ Steven Spielberg
  6. “No invader has ever conquered the heart of Poland, that spirit which is the inheritance of sons and daughters, the private passion of families and the ancient, unbreakable tie to all those who came before.” ~ James A. Michener
  7. “First, Poland has been again overrun by two of the great powers which held her in bondage for 150 years but were unable to quench the spirit of the Polish nation. The heroic defense of Warsaw shows that the soul of Poland is indestructible, and that she will rise again like a rock which may for a spell be submerged by a tidal wave but which remains a rock.” ~ Winston Churchill
  8. “It has been said that Poland is dead, exhausted, enslaved, but here is the proof of her life and triumph.” ~ Henryk Sienkiewicz

  9. “Poland should be strong and prosperous and independent and play its proper role as a great nation in the heart of Europe.” ~ George H. W. Bush
  10. “I can tell you a graphic difference. In Prague, for example, big red posters were put up on which could be read that seven Czechs had been shot today. I said to myself: If I put up a poster for every seven Poles shot, the forests of Poland would not be sufficient to manufacture the paper for such posters.” ~ Hans Frank
  11. “Poles offer a mobility like that of the wind that blows over the immense plains and marches of Poland. Show a Pole a precipice, and he will leap headlong over it.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  12. “The Jews of Poland are the smeariest of all races.” ~ Karl Marx

  13. “The first printed mention of bagels… is to be found in the Community Regulations of Kracow, Poland, for the year 1610 which stated that bagels would be given as a gift to any woman in childbirth.” ~ Leo Rosten
  14. “The Holocaust committed by the Nazis turned this country, where most of the European Jews used to live and where their culture used to flourish, into a massive grave. This is why initiatives to revive Jewish culture in Poland is so important.” ~ Marek Belka
  15. “Yet we slink about like whipped curs:;… our self-abasement principally takes the form of subservience to the United States:;… we are under no necessity to participate in the American nightmare of a Soviet monster barely held at bay in all quarters of the globe by an inconceivable nuclear armament and by political intervention everywhere from Poland to Cambodia. It is the Americans who need us in order to act out their crazy scenario… We simply do not need to go chasing up and down after the vagaries of the next ignoramus to become President of the United States.” ~ Enoch Powell
  16. “If people from Poland are called Poles, why aren’t people from Holland called Holes?” ~ Steven Wright

  17. “The tribunal here and your American newspapers talk so much about our sharp Nazi methods, but do you realize that within the past year, since the defeat of Germany, 1 million Germans have been evicted from what was originally German territory and which has now been given to Poland? No League of Nations or other body intervened.” ~ Alfred Rosenberg
  18. “I’m okay with roaming around the world in my bunk for days on end. Maybe every third day I’ll get a shower or stumble out at dawn and realize I’m in a field in Poland. I like that kind of life.” ~ Patti Smith
  19. “I feel Polish. More specifically, I feel like I’m from the tiny village in the Northeast of Poland where I have a house and where I love to spend time. But I don’t work there. I cut wood.” ~ Krzysztof Kieslowski , Poland quotes love
  20. “Whoever comes to me, will be free and equal, because I am freedom.” ~ Adam Mickiewicz

  21. “This homage has been rendered not to me – for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me – but to the Polish achievement, the Polish genius.” ~ Henryk Sienkiewicz
  22. “Germany has concluded a Non-Aggression Pact with Poland. We shall adhere to it unconditionally. We recognize Poland as the home of a great and nationally conscious people.” ~ Adolf Hitler
  23. “Poland didn’t experience a groundbreaking moment in 1989. We didn’t storm the secret police building. The squads of secret police, with all their political baggage, remained unscathed.” ~ Wladyslaw Bartoszewski
  24. “One Cow in Palestine is worth more than all the Jews in Poland” ~ Yitzhak Gruenbaum

  25. “The official ideology [of Poland] is Marxism-Leninism, which no one openly admits to believing. For Marx expressed the German view, and Lenin the Russian one, and the meeting of these particular minds has always spelled Polish ruin.” ~ Norman Davies
  26. “If someone is willing to reconsider the results of World War II, let us discuss this. But then we will have to discuss not only Kaliningrad, but also the eastern lands of Germany, the city of Lvov, a former part of Poland, and so on, and so forth. There are also Hungary and Romania on the list.” ~ Vladimir Putin
  27. “This mixture of Polish, not Polish, of being European, gives me a perspective to see Poland through “new eyes” – paradoxically, more closely… because it’s from a kind of distance.” ~ Malgorzata Szumowska
  28. “Why should this war in the West be fought for the restoration of Poland? The Poland of the Versailles Treaty will never rise again.” ~ Adolf Hitler

  29. “My name was originally John Collins, but I just didn’t think it had the flair I needed. I found out the poet laureate of Poland was named Krasinski and so it seemed like a shoe-in for show business.” ~ John Krasinski
  30. “Germany, which has lately united 80 million Germans, has submitted certain neighboring countries to her supremacy and gained military strength in many aspects, and thus has become, as clearly can be seen, a dangerous rival to principal imperialistic powers in Europe – England and France. That is why they declared war on Germany on a pretext of fulfilling the obligations given to Poland. It is now clearer than ever, how remote the real aims of the cabinets in these countries were from the interests of defending the now disintegrated Poland or Czechoslovakia.” ~ Vyacheslav Molotov
  31. “These are the values inspiring those brave workers in Poland. The values that have inspired other dissidents under communist domination. They remind us that where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  32. “I just can’t listen to any more Wagner, you know…I’m starting to get the urge to conquer Poland.” ~ Woody Allen

  33. “I am speaking to you from the Cabinet Room at 10 Downing Street. This morning the British Ambassador in Berlin handed the German Government an official note stating that unless we heard from them by eleven o’clock, that they were prepared at once to withdraw their troops from Poland, a state of war would exist between us. I have to tell you now that no such undertaking has been received, and consequently this country is at war with Germany.” ~ Neville Chamberlain
  34. “We all live in a free Poland, and there would be no free Poland without you, Twenty-five years ago, I did not stand on the same side together with you, but today I have no doubts that it was your vision of Poland which led us in the right direction.” ~ Aleksander Kwasniewski
  35. “Roosevelt was determined to stop Stalin from taking over Eastern Europe. He thought they finally had an agreement on Poland. Before Roosevelt died, he realized that Stalin had broken his agreement.” ~ W. Averell Harriman
  36. “Poland is not a very large country, but it’s also not a small country.” ~ Donald Tusk

  37. “Every fascist state like Germany, France, or modern Poland takes away citizen’s right to self-defense. Fascist Americans such as Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton want to take arms away from American society.” ~ Janusz Korwin-Mikke
  38. “When people are coming to Krakow and we show them how and where we practice, they are like, ‘Seriously? Are you kidding me?’ But we’re always saying that what matters about the courts – the lines, the nets – are the same. I’m practicing in Poland even when I don’t have good facilities.” ~ Agnieszka Radwanska
  39. “The [nineteenth-century] young men who were Puritans in politics were anti-Puritans in literature. They were willing to die for the independence of Poland or the Manchester Fenians; and they relaxed their tension by voluptuous reading in Swinburne.” ~ Rebecca West
  40. “If prayers worked, Hitler would have been stopped at the border of Poland by angels with swords of fire.” ~ Nancy Willard

  41. “My all-time favorite skin cream is from Poland. Its called Eva Natura with Polish herbs, including rosemary. It smells wonderful and is soothing and comforting.” ~ Dagmara Dominczyk
  42. “As to whether Marcos is gay: Marcos is gay in San Francisco, black in South Africa, an Asian in Europe, a Chicano in San Ysidro, an anarchist in Spain, a Palestinian in Israel, a Mayan Indian in the streets of San Cristobal, a Jew in Germany, a Gypsy in Poland, a Mohawk in Quebec, a pacifist in Bosnia, a single woman on the Metro at 10pm, a peasant without land, a gang member in the slums, an unemployed worker, an unhappy student and, of course, a Zapatista in the mountains.” ~ Subcomandante Marcos
  43. “Poland, of course, was the key country. I remember Stalin telling me that the plains of Poland were the invasion route of Europe to Russia and always had been, and therefore he had to control Poland.” ~ W. Averell Harriman
  44. “Sixty years ago this week Hitler invaded Poland. This led to the creation of The History Channel.” ~ Jay Leno

  45. “To get to Earth from the edge of the solar system, depending on the time of year and the position of the planets, you need to pass through at least Poland, Prussia, and Turkey, and you’d probably get stamps in your passport from a few of the other great powers. Then as you get closer to the world, you arrive at a point, in the continually shifting carriage space over the countries, where this complexity has to give way or fail. And so you arrive in the blissful lubrication of neutral orbital territory.” ~ Paul Cornell
  46. “I have lost my mother, my father, my five, and ninety relatives in Poland. Poland is for me a cemetery.” ~ Simon Wiesenthal
  47. “If I could just get to Poland everything would be okay.” ~ Jim Rohn
  48. “In Russia, they say I’m a Pole, in Poland they call me Russian.” ~ Konstantin Rokossovsky

  49. “No matter who becomes chancellor, Poland and Germany will remain neighbours, strategic partners, not only within the European Union, but also world partners, and I don’t believe anything could change in our relations.” ~ Marek Belka
  50. “For sure, all over Poland, kids had my picture of a lemur on their bedroom wall – but the chances are they may never get to see a real lemur in Madagascar. I thought this was great and it really meant a lot to me.” ~ Nigel Dennis
  51. “If I had means, I would like to spend half a year in Palestine in order to contemplate what has been, and half a year in Poland in order to preserve what remains.” ~ Janusz Korczak
  52. “A free peasant means free Poland, for he is the foundation of her greatness and independence.” ~ Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont

  53. “Poland remains undzer heym, our home, no matter how bitter the memories, how filled with disappointment and betrayal. Amerike iz goles, America is exile, a foreign land in which I speak a foreign tongue. But I will never live in Poland. I do not want to, though I do not see an end to the mourning.” ~ Irena Klepfisz
  54. “In Poland a man must be one thing: white or black, here or there, with us or against us — clearly, openly, without hesitations. . . . We lack the liberal, democratic tradition rich in all its gradations. We have instead the tradition of struggle: the extreme situation, the final gesture.” ~ Ryszard Kapuscinski
  55. “My mother was born in the city, my dad was an immigrant. Probably from Germany. Could have been Austria, could have been Poland. The borders were changing. My dad brought over a large family of Shatners when he was very young. Scraped together the money, got 11 brothers and sisters a passage on the boat. There’s a lot of Shatners in Montreal.” ~ William Shatner
  56. “The United States is the only country left now, bar Romania, Bulgaria and Poland, that has this all-government system.” ~ John Mica

  57. “Dave and I as a couple seem to be the acceptable face of gayness, and that’s great. I’ve got to use that power to try and do what I can – or we have – to try to make the situations in Russia and Poland better.” ~ Elton John
  58. “In their minds, the murderers and accomplices of Germany, and Poland, and Hungary, and so many, many other places didn’t do something evil. They convinced themselves it was the right thing to do, the thing they had to do. That’s what people do. And that should truly frighten us.” ~ James Comey
  59. “Religious liberty in a nation is as real as the liberty of its least popular religious minority. Look not to the size of cathedrals or even to the words on the statute books for proof of the reality of religious freedom. Ask what is the fate of the Protestant in Spain, the Jew in Saudi Arabia, the Arab in Israel, the Catholic in Poland or the atheist in the United States.” ~ Paul Blanshard
  60. “I am a citizen of the Soviet Union and I think sharp measures need to be taken against anti-Soviet forces that are trying to make their way into the leadership. In addition, it is vitally important to maintain the lines of communication with Germany through Poland.” ~ Konstantin Rokossovsky
  61. “My family is from Russia and Poland. We never had that thing with the German Jews.” ~ Rhea Perlman

  62. “That Solidarity was a religious movement no one, least of all the Soviets, can deny. In November 1981, Pravda denounced ‘religious fanaticism’ as a grave challenge to socialism; failure to contain it, Pravda said, was at the root of the problems in Poland.” ~ Charles Colson
  63. “For two years now, my office has had the honour and the privilege of sponsoring seminars on the functioning of government in this country for Eastern Europeans. These seminars and exchanges have brought together representatives from such nations as Bulgaria, Hungary, the Czech and Slovak Republic, Roumania, Poland, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and the Ukraine, all of them anxious to learn what makes a society as diverse as Canada work and how our institutions make it governable.” ~ John Allen Fraser
  64. “After visits to several Communist countries (USSR, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Slovenia, East Germany, Vietnam, China, Cuba), I feel strongly that most “revolutionary” types around the world don’t realize the importance of freedom of the press and the air, a right to peaceably assemble and discuss anything, including the dangers of such discussions.” ~ Pete Seeger
  65. “The thing about World War II is that everyone knows about the concentration camps in Europe – in Nazi Germany and Poland and Auschwitz and the other camps – but, no one really talks about the camps that were here in the United States.” ~ Lea Salonga

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