It's true that the war in Iraq opened a distance in relations between part of Europe and the U.S. government, but our basic ties are stronger than that. We share democracy, free markets and a commitment to Western security. We differ on how to guarantee that security.
The more equality women have, the fairer, more civilized and tolerant society will be. Sexual equality is a lot more effective against terrorism than military strength.
Wars such as those which have occurred in Iraq only allow hatred, violence and terror to proliferate
Gender equality is more successful than armed force
Castilian Spanish speaking Spain is big, but is bigger in addition with Catalonian speaking Spain, Galician speaking Spain and Basque speaking Spain. Democratic Spain, Constitutional Spain, can not be separated from diversity and the respect to the citizenship
How can a governing party propose to its people a referendum that won't be binding? Is that a serious political programme? No it is not. It's the final option that will end up with upset, at a dead end, reflecting the last 4 years of the Ibarretxe Plan
Less smoking and more reading.
Discouraging smoking and drinking is a left ideal.
In my opinion, patriotism is liberty.
We are the envy of Europe and in a few years time we are going to be one of the top countries in the world.
The Spain of today looks at the Second Republic with great appreciation and above all with satisfaction and pride for what we have been able to do in this constitutional age".
Peace needs and takes time, it needs and takes caution, it needs and takes patience after 30 years of terrorism and violence.
Given that a few days ago we had a terrible accident, a tragic terrorist attack in Barajas, in Madrid, I would like to propose to you that we show our complete condemnation, our most intense revulsion, and that we show profound solidarity with the victims.
There isn't any wall, however high, however wide or however big, whatever it is made from, that can bar you from achieving a better life. There isn't any wall or pit that is in front of you to stop you from achieving a future of wellbeing.
In democracy, nobody is above anybody else apart from he who is elected by the people.
Although the recession is strong and although hard times await us in the next 2 or 3 months, Spain will continue to grow in the second quarter of 2009.
The photo is the most important thing.
My commitment is my commitment.
With a Socialist government, there will not be a national surplus whilst there continues to be inequality.
The main priority of the Socialist Party is education".
Please receive in the name of the Spanish government and the people of Spain our warmest congratulations for your election as Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church and my best wishes for the Papacy which you begin today. [to Pope Benedict XVI]
...it is true that renewable energy is expensive and can't be done without public sector support, it is an important investment in the future.
I don't think this debate is negative, it is enriching
Spaniards have always shown great maturity and great common sense when it comes to voting.
Democratic power is the only voice most citizens have.
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