Top 35 Ukrainian Quotes

Here we have the best Ukrainian Quotes from famous authors such as Petro Poroshenko, Volodymyr Zelensky, Kelly Ayotte, Yulia Tymoshenko, Bob Schaffer. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

End of the war would be when the Russian occupation tro
End of the war would be when the Russian occupation troops leave Ukrainian territory and we close the uncontrolled part of the Russian-Ukrainian border.

No-one will protect us unless we learn to protect us ourselves… Our army should become one of the elites of Ukrainian society… The wordgeneral‘ should not be associated with the word ‘corruption‘ but the word ‘hero.’

If there is no Ukrainian strong army, there will be no Ukraine, and that will be the case when everyone will understand… it’s not the war in Ukraine, it’s the war in Europe. We are defending our country, our land. We are not attacking anyone, because that is immoral.

President Yanukovych, the deposed president, essentially, he gutted the Ukrainian military. And so I think we could provide some more assistance to them in that regard.

Kelly Ayotte
I never complain. I chose the road of fighting with the Ukrainian oligarchy in 1996, and have paid for this with my freedom and that of my husband, my father and my close friends.

Yulia Tymoshenko
Though there is growing division among the Ukrainian military ranks as to loyalty in this revolution, the possibility of violence looms over the entire situation.

Bob Schaffer
The Canadian government has had a field day apologising for past policies towards a series of ethnic groups: Italian, Ukrainian, Sikh, Chinese, Japanese and Jews.

NATO cannot accept that the unconstitutional coup in Ukraine has not led to the subjugation of the whole Ukrainian nation.

My father was an amateur oil painter, so some of his oil paintings were on our walls. There was one above the piano of a famous Ukrainian poet, Taras Shevchenko, playing an instrument known as a bandura. I remember that one kind of resonated with me; it was always central in the living room.

Ukrainian politics is like a fight with no rules. They are trying everything to take me out of the presidential election. I am the biggest danger for the people in power right now.

I grew up in a Ukrainian Catholic-turned-Christian household, and that is my family‘s faith.

The conviction of our Ukrainian nation is embedded in the pages of its history.

Viktor Yushchenko
I mean, I’m a Ukrainian immigrant from Brooklyn who grew up dancing and playing the violin!

I am very confident based on all of the analysis that has been done – and, again, I don’t want to start getting into intelligence matters – that the Ukrainian government did not interfere in our election in 2016.

I will get to the truth, if not in Ukrainian courts, then in international ones. I will fight to my last breath. They want to put me in prison but that won‘t help. My voice will be heard even louder from prison than now, and the whole world will hear me.

Yulia Tymoshenko
The Ukrainian community is tight-knit by nature.

In sports, you get disqualified if you violate the rules, but in Ukrainian politics, no standards are at work.

Those who really value Ukrainian sovereignty should opt for real independence and a positive neutrality: neither a plaything of the West nor Moscow.

My Ukrainian grandmother would tell amazing stories. She lost her father, and as children, we would always listen to her stories.

I do not want war. I am not seeking revenge, even though I can see before my eyes the great sacrifices made by the Ukrainian people. I am seeking peace and will achieve Ukraine’s unity.

I think everyone remembers how certain Russian bureaucrats used to work against the Ukrainian opposition; I think it is hard to drop old habits.

Yulia Tymoshenko
In the Western Church to which I belong, priests cannot be married as in the Byzantine, Ukrainian, Russian or Greek Catholic Churches. In those churches, the priests can be married, but the bishops have to be celibate. They are very good priests.

I was a Ukrainian folk dancer in my teens, and I toured the country in 1991, shortly before the break-up of the Soviet Union.

My late mother moved back to her parentshomeland in the 1990s when Ukraine and Russia, along with the thirteen other former Soviet republics, became independent states. Drawing on her experience as a lawyer in Canada, she served as executive officer of the Ukrainian Legal Foundation, an NGO she helped to found.

Ukrainian business must really embrace global competition. We need to understand that competition for resources and clients is not with competitors from across the street or from another city, but with millions of businesses around the world.

Victor Pinchuk
Canada has the world’s largest Ukrainian population outside of Ukraine and Russia. As a senator from Minnesota, a state with a large Ukrainian-American community, I understand how important it is that Canada works with us to stand up to Russian aggression in Ukraine.

I am Ukrainian and fighting like a Ukrainian.

My mother is Ukrainian. She immigrated to the U.S. from Canada as a child.

Bob Schaffer
Honoring the memory of the victims of the Holocaust, in which more than two million Ukrainian Jews died, Ukraine calls on Israel to also recognize the Holodomor as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people.

I have this typical Ukrainian face. Even people who know my music don’t recognize me most of the time, thank God.

I have been a figure skater for so long that when I stopped that competitive day-to-day grind, I didn’t know what to do with myself. I don’t know how the world works outside of being barked at by a Ukrainian woman and watching my weight.

One of the problems in the Ukrainian crisis is that very few Westerners know their history, or if they know it, what they learn is what we call the Russian version of history.

I wholeheartedly support the aspirations of the Ukrainian people for a democratic, free and just society where the rule of law prevails without corruption or government violence directed against citizens.

The post-Soviet mafia wove a spider‘s web of dirty money around the world. Where better to attack it than to start with the Ukrainian criminal heavyweights – the ‘family’ and its closest circle?

Yulia Tymoshenko