Robert Mugabe Quotes (34 quotes)
“I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement.”
Address to the nation by the Prime Minister-elect - 1980
ZAPU deposes Mr. Nkomo as Leader, The Times, 9 July 1962, p. 9. - 1962
“Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy!”
Whites are real enemy, warns Mugabe, Irish Times, 15 December 2000, p. 11. - 2000
“Our votes must go together with our guns. After all, any vote we shall have, shall have been the product of the gun. The gun which produces the vote should remain its security officer - its guarantor. The people's votes and the people's guns are always inseparable twins.”
Martin Meredith, Our Votes, Our Guns: Robert Mugabe and the Tragedy of Zimbabwe. - 1976
“Stay with us, please remain in this country and constitute a nation based on national unity.”
BBC News 'On This Day' - 1980
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRobert Mugabe
Born: February 21, 1924 (age 95)
Bio: Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the President of Zimbabwe. As one of the leaders of the liberation movement against white-minority rule, he was elected into power in 1980. He served as Prime Minister from 1980 to 1987, and as the first executive head of state since 1987.