Vicente Fox quotes

  • Mexico extends beyond its borders.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Mexico #Immigration #Borders

  • Prohibition didn't work in the Garden of Eden. Adam ate the apple.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Garden #Eden #Apples

  • First, to begin with, Mexico is North American; the one that is using wrong the term is United States. United States is not North America. North America is Mexico, United States, and Canada.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #America #Mexico #Canada

  • What nourishes us at home and in school is what inspires us. When we get awareness and learn about the great potential that we all human beings have, we are able to discover our leadership.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #School #Home #Inspire

  • The real end winner of NAFTA is going to be Mexico because we have the human capital. We have that resource that is vital to the success of the U.S. economy.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Real #Mexico #Winner

  • So if Arizona sees the federal government isn't assuming its responsibilities, it creates local laws. But migration and keeping security on the borders is not a local or state issue, it's a federal issue.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Responsibility #Law #Issues

  • I should say many things. Mexico has been one of the losers of the 20th century. We tried many different alternatives to development and unfortunately we have 40 percent of the population poor; we have a per capita income that is extremely low.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Different #Income #Alternatives

  • The job of president is to motivate, to inspire, to be side by side with people making sure that they develop all their capacities and that I remove all the obstacles they have to grow by themselves.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Jobs #People #Inspire

  • I believe that work can be done on security; in combating terrorism in Mexico we have done our part in this area. But at the same time, the world must continue working.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Believe #Mexico #Done

  • The important thing is that the worst is over, ... Now comes the reconstruction.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Important #Worst #Reconstruction

  • Tourism is a top priority activity for federal government, which is why it invests an average of over 2,500 million dollars a year in infrastructure works and integral projects that promote Mexico's culture and natural attractions.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Government #Average #Years

  • And I like to convey my feelings, my emotions, my experience, the information I have to public use, public opinion.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Feelings #Use #Information

  • Always, in every human action, there are leaders.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Leader #Action #Humans

  • By dedicating so much concentration to the issue of security, bilateral matters pass to a secondary level.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Issues #Matter #Levels

  • Every idea has its time.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Ideas

  • I am the guardian of power, not its owner.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Guardian #Owners

  • In recent years a new International System has been developing, oriented toward the establishment of norms and principles of universal jurisdiction, above national sovereignty, in the areas of what is called the New Agenda...we have to confront ..... what I dare to call the Anglo-Saxon prejudice against the establishment of supra-national organizations.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Years #Organization #Prejudice

  • We must put together countries that produce drugs, countries that traffic, and countries that consume, and through this multilateral effort really stop the growing of crime.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Country #Effort #Drug

  • There’s no doubt that Mexican men and women — full of dignity, willpower and a capacity for work — are doing the work that not even blacks want to do in the United States.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Men #Mexican #Doubt

  • We would betray Mexicans' hopes for change if we felt satisfied with what we've accomplished so far.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Betrayed #Accomplished #Betray

  • When the day comes that it is time to adopt the alternative of lifting punishment for consumption of drugs, it would have to come all over the world. Humanity some day will see that it is best in that sense.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Punishment #Humanity #Drug

  • We want from here to express our solidarity and our support to all the victims of these acts of terrorism and their family members. We reiterate our complete, emphatic rejection of all forms of violence and all forms of terrorism.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Rejection #Support #September 11

  • We are a nation in which freedom is alive in the squares and streets, in the daily work of the communications media, in the open relationship between the governing and the governed.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Communication #Media #Squares

  • At the very end, what is going to happen is that immigration will be reduced considerably. And how can we get to that stage? By agreements on sectors.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Agreement #Immigration #Stage

  • The army should go back to their assigned duties, and police should take the responsibility of fighting the cartels.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Responsibility #Army #Fighting

  • Our number one priority is to spend every peso possible to include those who are currently excluded.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Numbers #Priorities

  • I believe Mexico should dedicate 100% of its oil revenues to developing human capital and technological development. None of us politicians should be able to touch that money.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Believe #Oil #Development

  • I have decided to fight for my country, because we have build a success story in Guanajuato, with real results and more yet to come in the next two years.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Country #Real #Fighting

  • I think it's very important that the United States keeps out of the local electoral process in Mexico.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Thinking #Important #Mexico

  • Mexico doesn't deserve what has happened to us. A democratic change is urgent, a change that will permit us to stop being a loser country.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Country #Mexico #Loser

  • We have dignity in Mexico and we have to put a stop to anybody who offends the dignity of Mexico or its institutions.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Mexico #Dignity #Institutions

  • Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Greatness #Men #Civilization

  • We are not going to build a pressure in Mexico. We're not building walls to retain our people.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Wall #People #Mexico

  • Usually Mexico, or always Mexico has defended itself and its territory.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Mexico #Territory

  • This morning we were notified about the horrible news of the series of terrorist attacks in the United States, that have left a great trail of destruction. Mexico expresses its condolences to the Government and the American people for the irreparable human losses. We also express our energetic condemnation to these attacks. I have informed President George Bush of our feelings of sorrow and our solidarity in such difficult moments.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Morning #Condolences #Loss

  • Fortunately, I have money that's from my life's work. But it's money that I share and used greatly to fight poverty in my country.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Country #Fighting #Poverty

  • I am an honest person, transparent, that look citizens straight in their faces.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Faces #Citizens #Looks

  • I think there's a big misunderstanding on the value of migrants.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Thinking #Migrants #Bigs

  • If we can put together a Mexican businessman and a U.S. businessman, they will find a way to do more business.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Mexican #Together #Way

  • Instead of building walls, we should be building bridges.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Wall #Bridges #Building

  • Let me tell you that I love the United States.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #United States #States #Let Me

  • No doubt I enjoy being close to people in the way I dress, the way I speak, and the way I communicate with people.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #People #Doubt #Dresses

  • President Obama is committed to Hispanics and migrants.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #President #Migrants #President Obama

  • There are people that go ahead, that see problems before the rest, that take decisions before the rest.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #People #Decision #Problem

  • As long as they are working, they should be legalized. I admire so much each and every migrant. They are the most loyal workers in the U.S. economy. They build the homes of those who are attacking them.
    -- Vicente Fox

    #Home #Long #Loyal

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