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Top 55 Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes (UKRAINE)

11 Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes on Ukraine-Russian War in 2022

“I know that a lot of misinformation and rumors are being spread now. In particular, it is claimed that I have left Kyiv. I remain in the capital, I am staying with my people. My family is not a traitor, but a citizen of Ukraine. According to our information, the enemy marked me as the number one target. My family is the number two goal. They want to destroy Ukraine politically by destroying the Head of State.”

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The fight is here; I need ammunition, not a ride. [To U.S. government]
The fight is here; I need ammunition, not a ride. [To U.S. government]
Our weapons are our truth, and our truth lies in the fact that this is our land, this is our country, our children, and we are going to defend all of this... Glory to Ukraine!
Our weapons are our truth, and our truth lies in the fact that this is our land, this is our country, our children, and we are going to defend all of this… Glory to Ukraine!

“How can I be a Nazi? Explain it to my grandfather, who went through the entire war in the infantry of the Soviet army, and died a colonel in an independent Ukraine. You are being told we hate Russian culture? How can someone hate culture? Any culture? Neighbors always enrich one another culturally, but that does not make them one, does not dissolve us in you. We are different. But it is not a reason to be enemies. We want to determine our history by ourselves. In peace, calm and honesty.”

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We Ukrainians are a peaceful nation. But if we remain silent today, we will be gone tomorrow!
We Ukrainians are a peaceful nation. But if we remain silent today, we will be gone tomorrow!
We are all here, defending our independence, our country. And it will stay that way. Glory to the men and women defending us. Glory to Ukraine. Glory to the heroes.
We are all here, defending our independence, our country. And it will stay that way. Glory to the men and women defending us. Glory to Ukraine. Glory to the heroes.

“But if we come under attack, if we face an attempt to take away our country, our freedom, our lives and the lives of our children, we will defend ourselves. When you attack us, you will see our faces. Not our backs, but our faces.”

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This night will be very difficult, and the enemy will use all available forces to break the resistance of Ukrainians, the fate of Ukraine is being decided right now.
This night will be very difficult, and the enemy will use all available forces to break the resistance of Ukrainians, the fate of Ukraine is being decided right now.

“Our military, our national guard, our national police, our territory defense, special service, nationals of Ukraine, please carry on. We will win. Glory to Ukraine. We are successfully holding back the enemy’s attacks. We know we are defending our land and the future of our children. Kyiv and the key areas are controlled by our army. The occupiers wanted to set up their puppet in our capital. They didn’t succeed. On our streets, there was a proper fight going on.”

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Who is ready to fight alongside us? I don’t see anyone. Who is ready to give Ukraine a guarantee of NATO membership? Everyone is afraid.
Who is ready to fight alongside us? I don’t see anyone. Who is ready to give Ukraine a guarantee of NATO membership? Everyone is afraid.

“Our main goal is to finish this slaughter. The enemy losses are very grave — today there were hundreds of killed soldiers who crossed our border and came on our land. Unfortunately, we also suffer losses.”

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5 Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes on the Russian Attack on Peaceful Ukrainian Cities

“Today, at the initiative of the Russian, the first round of talks between Ukraine and Russia took place. These talks took place while our terrority and cities were being bombed, being shelled. We could see the synchronization of the shelling with the negotiation process. I believe that in this unsophisticated way Russia is trying to put pressure. Don’t waste time. We do not accept such tactics. Fair negotiations can happen when one side does not hit the other side with rocket artillery at the moment of negotiations.”

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[Russian attacked on] Peaceful cities. Peaceful residential areas. No military facilities.
[Russian attacked on] Peaceful cities. Peaceful residential areas. No military facilities.
Dozen of witness records prove that this is not a single false volley, but the deliberate destruction of the people. The Russian knew what they were shooting.
Dozen of witness records prove that this is not a single false volley, but the deliberate destruction of the people. The Russian knew what they were shooting.
There will definitely be a tribunal for this crime [attack on peaceful Ukrainian Cities]. Internationally. This is a violation of all conventions.
There will definitely be a tribunal for this crime [attack on peaceful Ukrainian Cities]. Internationally. This is a violation of all conventions.
No one in the world will forgive you [Vladimir Putin] for killing peaceful Ukrainian people.
No one in the world will forgive you [Vladimir Putin] for killing peaceful Ukrainian people.

2 Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes on Ukraine Finally Being Accepted as EU After 30 Years

We have waited 30 years for this. Today [28 February 2022], I signed the request for membership in the European Union.
We have waited 30 years for this. Today [28 February 2022], I signed the request for membership in the European Union.
We have won our rights to be with everyone in Europe. On equal terms. The request has already been delivered to Brussels and officially registered.
We have won our rights to be with everyone in Europe. On equal terms. The request has already been delivered to Brussels and officially registered.

Top 10 Most Famous Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes (Before the War Begun)

“We will build the country of opportunities, one where all are equal before the law and where all the rules are honest and transparent, the same for everyone. And for that, we need people in power who will serve the people.”

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It's a victory when the weapons fall silent and people speak up.
It’s a victory when the weapons fall silent and people speak up.
If they [the US] see Ukraine in NATO, they have to say it directly, and do it. Not words.
If they [the US] see Ukraine in NATO, they have to say it directly, and do it. Not words.
I am not a politician. I am just a simple person who has come to break down this system.
I am not a politician. I am just a simple person who has come to break down this system.
We must become Icelanders in soccer, Israelis in defending our land, Japanese in technology.
We must become Icelanders in soccer, Israelis in defending our land, Japanese in technology.

“If there is no Ukrainian strong army, there will be no Ukraine, and that will be the case when everyone will understand… it’s not the war in Ukraine, it’s the war in Europe. We are defending our country, our land. We are not attacking anyone, because that is immoral.”

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Faith is something we never discuss at the dinner table in my family, but I do believe in God.
Faith is something we never discuss at the dinner table in my family, but I do believe in God.
The president can't change the country on his own. But what can he do? He can give an example.
The president can’t change the country on his own. But what can he do? He can give an example.
I think everybody in Ukraine is so tired about Burisma. We have our own country. We have our independence, we have our problems and questions.
I think everybody in Ukraine is so tired about Burisma. We have our own country. We have our independence, we have our problems and questions.
I want to do something to change the mistrust towards politicians.
I want to do something to change the mistrust towards politicians.

4 Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes on Ukraine and Chernobyl

“I would never want Ukraine to be a piece on the map, on the chessboard of big global players, so that someone could toss us around, use us as cover, as part of some bargain.”

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Chernobyl has been a negative part of Ukraine's brand. The time has come to change this.
Chernobyl has been a negative part of Ukraine’s brand. The time has come to change this.
Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet, where nature revives after a world-wide man-made disaster, where there is a real 'ghost town.'
Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet, where nature revives after a world-wide man-made disaster, where there is a real ‘ghost town.’
Please, please stop saying that Ukraine is a corrupt country, because from now, it's not true. We want to change this image.
Please, please stop saying that Ukraine is a corrupt country, because from now, it’s not true. We want to change this image.

5 Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes on War

“Now, when it comes to a threat beyond Ukraine’s borders, there’s something very powerful standing in his way. That’s Article 5 of NATO: An attack on one is an attack on all.”

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In today's world, where we live, there is no longer someone else’s war. None of you can feel safe when there is a war in Ukraine, when there is a war in Europe.
In today’s world, where we live, there is no longer someone else’s war. None of you can feel safe when there is a war in Ukraine, when there is a war in Europe.

“The war is a big disaster, and this disaster has a high price. With every meaning of this word. People lose money, reputation, quality of life, they lose freedom. But the main thing is that people lose their loved ones, they lose themselves.”

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You can't think of the global and close your eyes to the details.
You can’t think of the global and close your eyes to the details.
Only one thing remains unchanged contradictions between nations and states are still resolved not by words, but by missiles. Not by word. But by war.
Only one thing remains unchanged: contradictions between nations and states are still resolved not by words, but by missiles. Not by word. But by war.
The people of Ukraine want peace. The government in Ukraine wants peace and is doing everything it can to build it.
The people of Ukraine want peace. The government in Ukraine wants peace and is doing everything it can to build it.

6 Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes on Ukrainians, Jews, and Israel

“The Ukrainian nation, as no other nation, understands and is fully aware of the tragedy and its scale of all the lost lives of the Ukrainian Jews during the Second World War.”

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We are very proud of the fact that we have such a low level of anti-Semitism - such a low level of anti-Semitism in independent Ukraine...
We are very proud of the fact that we have such a low level of anti-Semitism – such a low level of anti-Semitism in independent Ukraine…

“I respect Israel as hugely special, especially given all the sensitivities around it. The Jews managed to build a country, to elevate it, without anything except people and brains.”

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When Ukrainians and Israelis speak to each other, each side respects the other.
When Ukrainians and Israelis speak to each other, each side respects the other.

Honoring the memory of the victims of the Holocaust, in which more than two million Ukrainian Jews died, Ukraine calls on Israel to also recognize the Holodomor as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people.”

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We as a country have something to learn from Israel, especially in the areas of security and defense, and we will of course be doing that.
We as a country have something to learn from Israel, especially in the areas of security and defense, and we will of course be doing that.

7 Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes on Kremlin, Russia, and Vladimir Putin

“This is larger in scale and scope in the massing of forces than anything we’ve seen in recent memory, and I think you’d have to go back quite a while into the Cold War days to see something of this magnitude.”

Volodymyr Zelensky
You [Vladimir Putin] are told that this flame will liberate the people of Ukraine, but the Ukrainian people are free.
You [Vladimir Putin] are told that this flame will liberate the people of Ukraine, but the Ukrainian people are free.
Neighbors always enrich each other culturally. However, that doesn’t make them a single whole. It doesn’t dissolve us into you [Russia].
Neighbors always enrich each other culturally. However, that doesn’t make them a single whole. It doesn’t dissolve us into you [Russia].
Several weeks ago we made the point that Russian agents had already infiltrated Ukraine; they were operating inside the country.
Several weeks ago we made the point that Russian agents had already infiltrated Ukraine; they were operating inside the country.

“According to our information, the enemy marked me as target No. 1, my family as target No. 2. They want to destroy Ukraine politically by destroying the head of state. We have information that enemy sabotage groups have entered Kyiv.”

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We are different [with Russians], but that is not a reason to be enemies. We want to determine, build our future ourselves, peacefully, calmly and honestly.
We are different [with Russians], but that is not a reason to be enemies. We want to determine, build our future ourselves, peacefully, calmly and honestly.

“You [Vladimir Putin] are told we are Nazis. But can a people support Nazis that gave more than eight million lives for the victory over Nazism? How can I be a Nazi? Tell my grandpa, who went through the whole war in the infantry of the Soviet Army and died as a colonel in independent Ukraine.”

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6 Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes About Life

“I really do not want my pictures in your offices, for the President is not an icon, an idol or a portrait. Hang your kids’ photos instead, and look at them each time you are making a decision.”

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I do not try to play a role. I feel good being myself and saying what I think.
I do not try to play a role. I feel good being myself and saying what I think.
People believe in words only for a stretch of time. Then they start to look for action.
People believe in words only for a stretch of time. Then they start to look for action.

“Every morning my day begins with an SMS from the General Staff. Over the past 24 hours there were 7 occasions of shelling and two casualties. Figures may vary, but only one figure makes the morning good. It is zero. The shelling is zero. The loss is zero.”

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In my previous profession, when I was a producer, scriptwriter and actor, I wanted to get an Oscar, I wanted to be popular in the U.S.A.
In my previous profession, when I was a producer, scriptwriter and actor, I wanted to get an Oscar, I wanted to be popular in the U.S.A.
Politics is not an exact science. That's why in school I loved mathematics. Everything in mathematics was clear to me.
Politics is not an exact science. That’s why in school I loved mathematics. Everything in mathematics was clear to me.

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