Berlin Wall =>> Quotes & Sayings
It’s always the small people who change things. It’s never the politicians or the big guys. I mean, who pulled down the Berlin wall? It was all the people in the streets. The specialists didn’t have a clue the day before.
The world has fundamentally changed. It fundamentally changed when the berlin wall came down and the ‘evil empire’ ceased to exist. We are engaged around the world whether we like it or not.
Robert Foster Bennett
I remember an article, I can’t recall who by, it was after the fall of the berlin wall, which said that now the Wall was down, there could be no more class war. Only someone with money could ever say such a thing.
Predicting has a spotty record in science fiction. I’ve had some failures. On the other hand, I also predicted the fall of the berlin wall and the rise of fundamentalist Islam… and I’m not happy to be right in all of those cases.
At some point he seemed to lose all confidence trying to break down the berlin wall. He was still fighting as only Kasparov can, but I could see it in his eyes that he knew he wasn’t going to win one of these games.
Ronald Reagan will be remembered for leading the United States during a time of tremendous international transition – the demise of the Soviet Union, the berlin wall coming down, and the end of the Cold War.
It’s a different outlook, and one that I understand. When you are a former member of the Warsaw Pact, when you have lived behind the berlin wall, when you have experienced the communist systems that existed in these countries, for them, the West represents hope.
The berlin wall wasn’t the only barrier to fall after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Traditional barriers to the flow of money, trade, people and ideas also fell.