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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.


David Brin


#berlin #berlin wall #cases #failures #fall

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.


Claude Chabrol


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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.


Vladimir Kramnik


#berlin wall #break #confidence #could #down

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.


Jean-Pierre Raffarin


#berlin #berlin wall #communist #countries #different

The fall of the Berlin Wall makes for nice pictures. But it all started in the shipyards.


Lech Walesa


#berlin wall #fall #makes #nice #pictures

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.


Fareed Zakaria


#also #barrier #barriers #berlin #berlin wall

The Berlin Wall go down, that was the most wonderful thing that could happen, absolutely. I celebrated with everybody in Berlin that day when the Wall was down.


Nana Mouskouri


#berlin #berlin wall #celebrated #could #day

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.


Mary Landrieu


#berlin wall #cold #cold war #coming #demise

I'm not a prophet, but I always thought it was natural for dictatorships to fall. I remember in 1989, two months before the fall of the Berlin Wall, had you said it was going to happen no one would have believed you. The system seemed powerful and unbreakable. Suddenly overnight it blew away like dust.


Salman Rushdie


#away #before #believed #berlin #berlin wall

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


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