Martin McGuinness Quotes

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Martin McGuinness quotes: They were two very religious people. My father was a foundry worker and was a daily Mass attender, as was my mother. They were two very religious people. My father was a foundry worker and was a daily Mass attender, as was my mother.
Martin McGuinness quotes: The reality is that the people that we represent are no longer going to be second-class citizens in their own country. The reality is that the people that we represent are no longer going to be second-class citizens in their own country.
Martin McGuinness quotes: Whenever people reach out the hand of friendship towards me, I am not going to refuse that hand. Whenever people reach out the hand of friendship towards me, I am not going to refuse that hand.
Martin McGuinness quotes: The British government needs to bring its system in Ireland under control. The British government needs to bring its system in Ireland under control.
Martin McGuinness quotes: The sheer scale of what the Tories are attempting to do is staggering. But Sinn Fein will not agree to this ideologically driven austerity agenda. The sheer scale of what the Tories are attempting to do is staggering. But Sinn Fein will not agree to this ideologically driven austerity agenda.
Martin McGuinness quotes: I would have felt ashamed if I had not been part of the resistance and part of fighting back against the forces of the state. I would have felt ashamed if I had not been part of the resistance and part of fighting back against the forces of the state.
Martin McGuinness quotes: Unlike the Tory millionaires, I live in the heart of the proud working-class community of the Bogside in Derry. Unlike the Tory millionaires, I live in the heart of the proud working-class community of the Bogside in Derry.
Martin McGuinness quotes: In my view, a united Ireland is inevitable, and it is certainly more likely than a voluntary coalition which doesn't include Sinn Fein. In my view, a united Ireland is inevitable, and it is certainly more likely than a voluntary coalition which doesn't include Sinn Fein.
Martin McGuinness quotes: Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns - outside the door. Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns - outside the door.
Martin McGuinness quotes: There are some discussions taking place in the United Arab Emirates about the prospects of a long-haul flight into Belfast. There are some discussions taking place in the United Arab Emirates about the prospects of a long-haul flight into Belfast.
Martin McGuinness quotes: But the fact is that the vast majority of Republicans support the Sinn Fein leadership. But the fact is that the vast majority of Republicans support the Sinn Fein leadership.
Martin McGuinness quotes: I'm not going to be reduced to the position of being the implementer of Tory cuts in the North. I'm not going to be reduced to the position of being the implementer of Tory cuts in the North.
Martin McGuinness quotes: I come from a very sporting family and played many sports as a lad. I come from a very sporting family and played many sports as a lad.
Martin McGuinness quotes: Let us walk into the conference room as equals and not second class citizens. Let us walk into the conference room as equals and not second class citizens.
Martin McGuinness quotes: I haven't done anything that I'm ashamed of. I haven't done anything that I'm ashamed of.
Martin McGuinness quotes: I don't know what caused my tinnitus, but I started to become aware of a very low ringing noise in my right ear, which is now constantly there. I don't know what caused my tinnitus, but I started to become aware of a very low ringing noise in my right ear, which is now constantly there.
Martin McGuinness quotes: I'm not going to be known as the Sinn Fein Minister who did the bidding of a Tory administration which is focused on decimating the welfare state. I'm not going to be known as the Sinn Fein Minister who did the bidding of a Tory administration which is focused on decimating the welfare state.
Martin McGuinness quotes: You could count on the fingers of one hand the number of people in the north who said to me, 'When did you leave the IRA?' You could count on the fingers of one hand the number of people in the north who said to me, 'When did you leave the IRA?'
Martin McGuinness quotes: I never panic when I get a wasp at my ear. As soon as you strike out, they'll sting you. So just stay cool. I never panic when I get a wasp at my ear. As soon as you strike out, they'll sting you. So just stay cool.
Martin McGuinness quotes: I believe a united Ireland is inevitable. I have never put a date on it. I believe a united Ireland is inevitable. I have never put a date on it.
Martin McGuinness quotes: I don't hate Peter Robinson, and I don't think Peter Robinson hates me. I don't hate Peter Robinson, and I don't think Peter Robinson hates me.
Martin McGuinness quotes: As a lad growing up in the Fifties and Sixties, I played both Gaelic football and soccer and loved them both. As a lad growing up in the Fifties and Sixties, I played both Gaelic football and soccer and loved them both.
Martin McGuinness quotes: Sinn Fein will not do Tory austerity. Sinn Fein will not do Tory austerity.
Martin McGuinness quotes: The British government says that for Sinn Fein to be involved in talks the guns must be left at the door. The British government says that for Sinn Fein to be involved in talks the guns must be left at the door.
Martin McGuinness quotes: The most important thing to say is that Sinn Fein isn't going back to anything. We are a party on the move. The most important thing to say is that Sinn Fein isn't going back to anything. We are a party on the move.
Martin McGuinness quotes: My parents were very religious. My mother came from Co Donegal to work in the shirt factory in Derry when she met my father. My parents were very religious. My mother came from Co Donegal to work in the shirt factory in Derry when she met my father.
Martin McGuinness quotes: Well I think it has always been a mistake to reduce the peace process in Ireland to a decommissioning process. Well I think it has always been a mistake to reduce the peace process in Ireland to a decommissioning process.
Martin McGuinness quotes: The spirt of 1916 is as relevant and inspiring today as it was a century ago. The spirt of 1916 is as relevant and inspiring today as it was a century ago.
Martin McGuinness quotes: A lot of Labour people are telling me Labour is in poor shape. A lot of Labour people are telling me Labour is in poor shape.
Martin McGuinness quotes: My ultimate dream would be for Derry City to become champions of an all-Ireland league in a united Ireland. My ultimate dream would be for Derry City to become champions of an all-Ireland league in a united Ireland.
Martin McGuinness quotes: As anyone who has tinnitus knows, it's not something that you can ignore, and you have to deal with it on a daily basis. As anyone who has tinnitus knows, it's not something that you can ignore, and you have to deal with it on a daily basis.
Martin McGuinness quotes: I don't cheer when people lose their lives. I don't cheer when people lose their lives.
Martin McGuinness quotes: It is amazing that you now have a bus company in Ballymena producing world class buses for Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Las Vegas. It is amazing that you now have a bus company in Ballymena producing world class buses for Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Las Vegas.
Martin McGuinness quotes: In 2016, let us all join the Rising, and the only final message is this very clear: Up the Rebels. Up a sovereign and independent Irish republic. In 2016, let us all join the Rising, and the only final message is this very clear: Up the Rebels. Up a sovereign and independent Irish republic.