Dalia Grybauskaitė

President of Lithuania

Photo creadit: Tomas Adomavičius

The nation flourishes when all citizens take interest in its welfare.

Dalia Grybauskaitė

It has never been so important for Lithuania to rally around and preserve its identity.

The duty of every Lithuanian citizen is to take part every single day in the building of Lithuania, wherever they are, whatever they do.

To be the leader of a country is to live every single day according to the President’s oath I took. My greatest duty to the people of Lithuania is to work each and every moment for them.

In life (and in politics) I follow the rule that you have to keep learning throughout your life, and should only promise what you are able to deliver.

Responsibility and duty are two things without which there would be no Lithuania. The duty to revive its national statehood and the responsibility for its future. The third thing is no less important: courage in the most difficult circumstances, something that brought us to the Declarations of February 16th and March 11th.

I am proud of Lithuania’s every achievement, every victory and every step forward. Lithuania is unique and irreplaceable.

Freedom is a great value. It is your dreams coming true. But it is also a tremendous personal responsibility to defend freedom every day, to preserve it and to fight for it.

What’s most important is never to lose your humanity, civic spirit, sense of responsibility or love for your homeland.

Meaning is given to Lithuania by the people who love their country, by its wonderful natural landscapes, its grand history and everything that fits into the word LITHUANIA.

The state flourishes when all citizens take an interest in its welfare.

To be the most influential person is to spend every moment not thinking about yourself but working responsibly for your country and its people.

The Lithuanian nation’s most important achievement of is our state. Free, open, respected.

To be a free person is not possible without knowledge. Knowledge makes us free and opens up possibilities for action.

Lithuania could be an example to other countries in the way it never gives up. Many times occupied and destroyed, our country rose up again, recreated itself and took its place in the world.

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