Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right.
The centuries-old history and culture of India, majestic architectural monuments and museums of Delhi, Agra and Mumbai have a unique attractive force.
We need business to understand its social responsibility, that the main task and objective for a business is not to generate extra income and to become rich and transfer the money abroad, but to look and evaluate what a businessman has done for the country, for the people, on whose account he or she has become so rich.
Those who fight corruption should be clean themselves.
The United Nations' founders understood that decisions affecting war and peace should happen only by consensus, and with America's consent, the veto by Security Council permanent members was enshrined in the United Nations Charter. The profound wisdom of this has underpinned the stability of international relations for decades.
Terrorism has no nationality or religion.
Everything will probably never be OK. But we have to try for it.
I don't read books by people who have betrayed the Motherland.
Vladimir Putin — quotes and aphorisms
History proves that all dictatorships, all authoritarian forms of government are transient. Only democratic systems are not transient. Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.
I have a private life in which I do not permit interference. It must be respected.
Whoever does not miss the Soviet Union has no heart. Whoever wants it back has no brain.
We need to use the United Nations Security Council and believe that preserving law and order in today's complex and turbulent world is one of the few ways to keep international relations from sliding into chaos. The law is still the law, and we must follow it whether we like it or not.