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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Playwright
Nation: American
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To be able to write a play a man must be sensitive, imaginative, naive, gullible, passionate; he must be something of an imbecile, something of a poet, something of a liar, something of a damn fool.

Tags: Able, Fool, Liar

We all come from our own little planets. That's why we're all different. That's what makes life interesting.

Tags: Life, Makes, Why

He must be independent and brave, and sure of himself and of the importance of his work, because if he isn't he will never survive the scorching blasts of derision that will probably greet his first efforts.

Tags: Brave, Sure, Work

I believe that with the help of foreign countries - and under that condition only, because they have no other source of financing - the new government may temporarily extricate Georgia from the current situation.

Tags: Government, Help, May

I'm sure that was the right step, even though, formally speaking, it may seem disadvantageous for a president to resign. But, looking into what is happening today and what is going to happen in the future, I think history will show I made the right decision.

Tags: Future, History, Today

Now, the entire world community recognizes Georgia. We are members of the United Nations and the Council of Europe. Everything is being prepared so that we will soon enter the European Union.

Tags: Community, Union, United

They're making a song and dance because that serves their immediate interests. But what will happen tomorrow? They will have to pay salaries and pensions.

Tags: Dance, Happen, Tomorrow

True, other countries are helping us. Germany is determined to provide substantial help. So are the Netherlands and other states. But a day will come when we have to count on our own resources.

Tags: Determined, Help, True

Zhvania was the general secretary of the organisation which I founded, the Citizens' Union. It was the biggest organisation and came first in all elections, and Zhvania was the leader.

Tags: General, Leader, Union

Corruption has its own motivations, and one has to thoroughly study that phenomenon and eliminate the foundations that allow corruption to exist.

Tags: Corruption, Exist, Study

But eradicating corruption is not enough to sustain a country.

Tags: Corruption, Country, Enough

As for myself, I was never against Russia.

Tags: Against, Russia

But we cannot rely on foreign help indefinitely.

Tags: Cannot, Foreign, Help

Even the pyramids might one day disappear, but not the Palestinians longing for their homeland.

Tags: Disappear, Longing, Might

I am not responsible for the actions of Saakashvili and even for those of Gamsakhurdia.

Tags: Actions

I believe politicians should always remain realistic.

Tags: Realistic, Remain

I couldn't stand the idea of bloodshed, casualties.

Tags: Bloodshed, Idea, Stand

I don't plan to return. I have a lot of unresolved things to do.

Tags: Plan, Return, Unresolved

I don't want to go down in history as a man who allowed blood to be shed.

Tags: Allowed, Blood, History

I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed.

Tags: Avoid, Bloodshed

I was a member of the Politburo for seven years, a foreign minister.

Tags: Foreign, Member, Seven

In my life I have always found ways of dealing with a situation.

Tags: Found, Life, Situation

It is absolutely impossible to settle the debts to pensioners, teachers, and others. The country hasn't got enough money to do so.

Tags: Country, Enough, Money
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No Georgian has the right to evade or neglect his duties and responsibilities.

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Prospects of normalizing our relations with Russia look good.

Tags: Good, Relations, Russia

The external world is committed to helping Georgia settle its problems.

Tags: Committed, Helping, Problems

To sum up, what has been our policy? We looked for and found friends all throughout the world.

Tags: Found, Friends, Policy

We also have a real opportunity to join NATO.

Tags: Join, Nato, Real

When I came back to power, Georgia was completely isolated on the international stage.

Tags: Isolated, Power, Stage

You know in the West they support realistic forces.

Tags: Forces, Realistic, Support

You know, to address crowds and make promises does not require very much brains.

Tags: Address, Brains, Promises

But on second thought, after I decreed the state of emergency, I came to the conclusion that that was impossible to achieve without bloodshed because the street protesters were full of anger and nearly out of control. This is why I thought we needed to find another way out.

Tags: Anger, Control, Thought

But the Americans have no extra money. They have their own problems. They can provide financial assistance for two, three, four, or six months at most.

Tags: Money, Problems, Three

Germany is determined to provide substantial help. So are the Netherlands and other states. But a day will come when we have to count on our own resources.

Tags: Determined, Help, Resources