115 Euro Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of euro quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about europe.

The Most Famous Euro Quotes (Best in 2024)

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If we do not resolve the euro crisis, we will all pay the price. And if we do resolve it, we will all benefit, particularly German taxpayers and savers. — Mario Draghi

There is no such thing as European geography. Europe is a concept without definition. — Tim Marshall

Europe doesn’t matter anymore. You know, Europe is basically a giant museum. — John Mearsheimer

Austerity need not be Europe's fate. — Francois Hollande

By the way, the European Union Member States together - even the euro area Member States together - are by far the biggest contributors to the IMF. — Jose Manuel Barroso

The EU is an unique project that replaced war with peace, hate with solidarity. Overwhelming emotion for awarding of Nobel prize to EU — Martin Schulz

The euro Titanic has now hit the iceberg - and there simply aren't enough lifeboats to go round. — Nigel Farage

Whatever else may divide us, Europe is our common home; a common fate has linked us through the centuries, and it continues to link us today. — Leonid I. Brezhnev

We must now face the difficult task of moving towards a single economy, a single political entity .. For the first time since the fall of the Roman Empire we have the opportunity to unite Europe. — Romano Prodi

Nobody in Europe will be abandoned. Nobody in Europe will be excluded. Europe only succeeds if we work together. — Angela Merkel

Short Euro Quotes

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  • Argentina won't be at Euro 2000 because they're from South America. — Kevin Keegan
  • We must go back to teach Europeans to love Europe. — Jean-Claude Juncker
  • The next Euro-elections will be a step towards a United States of Europe — Daniel Hannan
  • We will do whatever we could do to keep Greece inside the euro and inside Europe. — Alexis Tsipras
  • The euro is a sickly premature infant, the result of an over-hasty monetary union. — Gerhard Schroder
  • First of all we need to move past the euro. — Matteo Salvini
  • Chances are the movements of the euro as against the dollar will be relatively moderate. — Robert C. Solomon
  • Euro was created by Germany, for Germany. — Marine Le Pen
  • The euro is a failed currency, a wrong currency, a failed experiment. — Matteo Salvini
  • Our policy is European and Euro-Atlantic integration. There is no substitute for NATO. — Bidzina Ivanishvili

Euro Crisis Quotes

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In 50 years, no one will care about the fiscal cliff or the Euro crisis. They'll just ask, "So the Arctic melted, and then what did you do?" — Bill McKibben

Within our mandate, the ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro. And believe me, it will be enough. — Mario Draghi

I am sure the euro will oblige us to introduce a new set of economic policy instruments. It is politically impossible to propose that now. But some day there will be a crisis and new instruments will be created. — Romano Prodi

There is no better protection against the euro crisis than successful structural reforms in southern Europe. — Mario Draghi

Governments must commit to sound economic and financial policies. This is how we ensure reform in the euro area - and our independence. — Mario Draghi

Tunisia is extremely dependent on economic conditions in Europe, which is why it also experienced shockwaves from the euro crisis. — Alvaro de Vasconcelos

Germany has acted effectively during the euro crisis. It needs to build on this to engage in other spheres too. — Joachim Gauck

At this time - we're in a dramatic crisis - euro bonds are precisely the wrong answer. They lead us into a debt union, not a stability union. Each country has to take its own steps to reduce its debt. — Angela Merkel

Concerning the common currency: today, the euro is not worth it for Poland. The reason why we survived the financial and economic crisis quite well is that we have a national currency. This will not change in the near future. — Jaroslaw Kaczynski

It will not be possible to solve the current crisis with euro bonds. — Angela Merkel

Europe Quotes

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There are signs that Allah will grant Islam victory in Europe - without swords, without guns, without conquests. The 50 million Muslims of Europe will turn it into a Muslim continent within a few decades. — Muammar al-Gaddafi

The majority of Western culture came out of Europe, which is not comparable to America. It came out of nation states based on geographical and ethnic foundations. America is based on principles, a very different kind of country. — Milo Yiannopoulos

İstanbul is a magical seal which unites Europe and Asia since the ancient times. Without a doubt, Istanbul is certainly the most beautiful place of the world. — Gerard De Nerval

Istanbul ... the constant beating of the wave of the East against the rock of the West. — Susan Moody

The fusion (of economic functions) would compel nations to fuse their sovereignty into that of a single European State. — Jean Monnet

While Europe's eye is fix'd on mighty things, The fate of empires and the fall of kings; While quacks of State must each produce his plan, And even children lisp the Rights of Man; Amid this mighty fuss just let me mention, The Rights of Woman merit some attention. — Robert Burns

In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945. — Elizabeth II

If Britain must choose between Europe and the open sea, she must always choose the open sea. — Winston Churchill

I look forward to the day when the Westminster Parliament is just a council chamber in Europe — Kenneth Clarke

There is no real peace in Europe, if the states are reconstituted on a basis of national sovereignty. (…) They must have larger markets. Their prosperity is impossible, unless the States of Europe form themselves in a European Federation. — Jean Monnet

Eurozone Quotes

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We must break up the eurozone. We must set those Mediterranean countries free. — Nigel Farage

Both the Eurozone and European Union is like the end of the Roman Empire. It's already started. In a few years' time it will not be there anymore. Don't ask me if it will be two years or ten years but the end is near. Like the Roman Empire, it's gone. — Geert Wilders

Anyone who toys with the idea of cutting off bits of the eurozone hoping the rest will survive is playing with fire. — Yanis Varoufakis

The participation of our country in the eurozone is a guarantee for the country's monetary stability. It is a driver of financial prosperity. — Lucas Papademos

While holding the eurozone together will be costly and difficult and painful for the politicians, breaking it up will be even more costly and more difficult. — Barry Eichengreen

I wanted to start by saying that the eurozone - there are two reasons they formed the European Union. One is for political peace and rationalization. And I think that's a good thing for a continent that went through hundreds of years of wars. — Jamie Dimon

Every government, from the Obama administration right through to Angela Merkel, the Eurozone and the IMF, promise to save the banks, not the economy. — Michael Hudson

The Eurozone has clearly gone spectacularly wrong, pulling down all the continental economies. — Timothy Garton Ash

The eurozone status quo is neither tolerable nor stable. Mainstream economists would call it an inferior equilibrium; I call it a nightmare - one that is inflicting tremendous pain and suffering that could be easily avoided if the misconceptions and taboos that sustain it were dispelled. — George Soros

I thank all of those deputies who supported the government and gave it a vote of confidence. I believe each of those votes represents a responsible decision to avoid placing our country's membership of the eurozone in danger. — Lucas Papademos

Franc Quotes

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I die innocent of all the crimes laid to my charge; I pardon those who have occasioned my death; and I pray to God that the blood you are going to shed may never be visited on France. — Louis XVI of France

I think it is just terrible and disgusting how everyone has treated Lance Armstrong, especially after what he achieved winning seven Tour de France races while on drugs......When I was on drugs I couldn't even find my bike. — Willie Nelson

You should definitely visit the Louvre, a world-famous art museum where you can view, at close range, the backs of thousands of other tourists trying to see the Mona Lisa. — Dave Barry

According to traditional wisdom in rural France, a baby in the womb should be compared to fruit on the tree. Not all the fruit on the same tree is ripe at the same time...we must accept that some babies need a much longer time than others before they are ready to be born. — Michel Odent

The greatest difficulty we have faced is the neocolonial way of thinking that exists in this country. We were colonized by a country, France, that left us with certain habits. For us, being successful in life, being happy, meant trying to live as they do in France, like the richest of the French. — Thomas Sankara

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Espresso is to Italy, what champagne is to France. — Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

France turned a deaf ear to the demands, but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina. — Wilfred Burchett

My darling girl, when are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage." - Aunt Frances — Alice Hoffman

France generates a significant part of its energy requirements from fission reactors and these have achieved a perfect safety record. We build ours all differently. — Wilson Greatbatch

In France we have a law which doesn't allow the press to publish a photo that you didn't approve. It lets the paparazzi take the picture, but if they publish this picture, you have the choice to sue the newspaper. So me, I always sued them. — Audrey Tautou

Currency Quotes

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When you do business with people you need money. When you do business with God you need faith. Faith is the currency of the Kingdom of God. — Reinhard Bonnke

The most valuable "currency" of any organization is the initiative and creativity of its members. Every leader has the solemn moral responsibility to develop these to the maximum in all his people. This is the leader's highest priority. — W. Edwards Deming

At Coinbase, our first priority is to ensure that we operate the most secure and compliant digital currency exchange in the world. — Brian Armstrong

Pain and suffering are a kind of currency passed from hand to hand until they reach someone who receives them but does not pass them on. — Simone Weil

The selfless giving, the service, the kindness which you give out into this world that is the currency of (the) meaning (of life). — Ajahn Brahm

I think the currency of leadership is transparency. You've got to be truthful. I don't think you should be vulnerable every day, but there are moments where you've got to share your soul and conscience with people and show them who you are, and not be afraid of it. — Howard Schultz

The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever. These ideas which mobilized the masses are only a worthless currency. Libya has had to put up with too much from the Arabs for whom it has poured forth both blood and money. — Muammar al-Gaddafi

Nations are not ruined by one act of violence, but gradually and in an almost imperceptible manner by the depreciation of their circulating currency, through its excessive quantity. — Nicolaus Copernicus

A private central bank issuing the public currency is a greater menace to the liberties of the people than a standing army. We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. — Thomas Jefferson

Bitcoin is about to become the world’s monetary standard. — Max Keiser

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More Euro Quotes

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I have always found the word 'Europe' on the lips of those who wanted something from others which they dared not demand in their own names! — Otto von Bismarck

In 2012, when the European financial bailouts, to keep Greece afloat and in the euro currency zone, began and demands for Greek austerity measures were made, the geographical divide soon became obvious. The donors and demanders were the northern countries, the recipients and supplicants mostly southern. It didn’t take long for Germans to point out that they were working until 65 but paying taxes that were going to Greece so people could retire at 55. — Tim Marshall

This is taking place inside Europe. This is taking place inside a once great nation. The nation that invented democracy. We are on the edge of total social breakdown. And frankly, as far as the euro is concerned and the austerity measures are concerned, the medicine is killing the patient. — Nigel Farage

I became the first ever Euro-continental champion in WWF history. Well, besides D-Lo Brown, but he doesn't count. — Kurt Angle

First of all, Greece won't go down. We're talking about a country that is capable of making change. Europe will not allow the destabilization of the 27-country euro zone. But if there were no action, then markets would start becoming jittery about other countries - and not only Spain and Portugal, but other countries in the European Union. — George Papandreou

If you don't want to call it a European army, don't call it a European army. You can call it 'Margaret', you can call it 'Mary-Anne', you can find any name, but it is a joint effort for peace-keeping missions - the first time you have a joint, not bilateral, effort at European level. — Romano Prodi

Europe unified its monetary policy through the euro before it unified politically, therefore sustaining member countries' abilities to pursue the kind of independent fiscal policies that can strain a joint currency. — Amity Shlaes

In 1999, many of the countries went into the newly defined EU relationship with eyes wide shut. They were all supposed to have levels of debt, unemployment, and inflation within certain limits. The problem was that some, notably Greece, were cooking the books. Most of the experts knew, but because the euro is not just a currency — it is also an ideology — the members turned a blind eye. — Tim Marshall

Much of the Greek coastline comprises steep cliffs and there are few coastal plains for agriculture. Inland are more steep cliffs, rivers that will not allow transportation, and few wide, fertile valleys. There is too little good agricultural land for Greece to become a major agricultural exporter, or to develop more than a handful of major urban areas containing highly educated, highly skilled, and technologically advanced populations. Its situation is further exacerbated by its location, with Athens positioned at the tip of the peninsula, almost cut off from land trade with Europe. It is reliant on the Aegean Sea for access to maritime trade in the region — but across that sea lies Turkey, a large potential enemy. Greece spends a vast amount of euros, which it doesn’t have, on defense. There are about 1,400 Greek islands 6,000 if you include various rocks sticking out of the Aegean of which approximately 200 are inhabited. It takes a decent navy just to patrol this territory, never mind one strong enough to defer any attempt to take the islands over. The result is a huge cost in military spending that Greece doesn’t have. During the Cold War, the Americans, and to a lesser extent, the British were content to underwrite some of the military requirements in order to keep the Soviet Union out of the Aegean and the Mediterranean. When the Cold War ended, so did the checks. — Tim Marshall

In Holland, pensions were cut. The public health services for elderly people were cut. Enormous asocial tough measures. And at the same time people saw while the government has these enormous austerity measures, that the government spent billions of euros on asylum seekers who really weren't asylum seekers but migrants looking for a better life. — Geert Wilders

This [EURO] was never a hate group, the European American Unity and Rights Organization was an organization in its charter is dedicated to true civil rights and stopping discrimination against people, that the best qualified people should be engaged and that every people have the right to preserve their heritage, their freedom and their values. — David Duke

Stabilizing the euro is one thing, healing the culture that surrounds it is another. A world in which material values are everything and spiritual values nothing is neither a stable state nor a good society. The time has come for us to recover the Judeo-Christian ethic of human dignity in the image of God. — Jonathan Sacks

We must stress that the euro has been beneficial to the European Union because, otherwise, in this context of international turmoil, every country would have to devalue their currencies. — Jean-Pierre Raffarin

One basic formula for understanding the Community is this: 'Take five broken empires, add the sixth one later, and make one big neo-colonial empire out of it all.' — Johan Galtung

We will have to create an avant-garde.... We could have a Union for the enlarged Europe, and a Federation for the avant-garde. — Jacques Delors

We have been in recess since July, and during that time there has been a fuel crisis, a Danish no vote, the collapse of the euro and a war in the middle east, but what is our business tomorrow? The Insolvency Bill [Lords]. It ought to be called the Bankruptcy Bill [Commons], because we play no role. — Tony Benn

Some countries that are close to Europe that already hold Deutschemarks, clearly would automatically hold euros, those are countries in Eastern Europe mainly, a few countries in Africa. — Robert C. Solomon

We have the EURO as a currency, which means a lot. It has not just stabilized the situation in Kosovo politically and economically, but also facilitated the direct contact that we have with Europe. — Ibrahim Rugova

We won't make the weak stronger by making the strong weaker, as a very wise man once said. That applies to the economy as well. If Germany were less competitive, the euro area as a whole would lose, because less could be produced then. — Mario Draghi

As for the single market, the E.U.'s landmark achievement, there is no question that a euro zone breakup would severely disrupt its operation in the short run. — Barry Eichengreen

Right before Euro 2016, I also lost my brother-in-law who was a football fanatic. Life takes people away from us, but it gives us unexpected forms of strength. — Didier Deschamps

Germany has always stood for an E.U. of the 27 countries. But in light of Britain's continued resistance to further integration steps, as we saw with the fiscal pact, there are limits to my optimism in this regard. It's quite possible that we will have to create the new institutions for the euro zone first. — Wolfgang Schauble

A European currency will lead to member-nations transferring their sovereignty over financial and wage policies as well as in monetary affairs... It is an illusion to think that States can hold on to their autonomy over taxation policies. — Hans Tietmeyer

We all use cash in our everyday life, but we don't use hundred-dollar bills. We're not using 500-euro notes. And yet these account for mountains of cash out there. I think they're being used in tax evasion and by criminals of all types. — Kenneth Rogoff

We, the American people, clearly see the daunting forces we will undoubtedly face: terrorists, crime, drug gangs, the possibility of Euro-style debt riots, civil unrest or natural disaster. — Wayne LaPierre

I'm not too sure how much you get for winning the Champion's League, but it's definitely 10 million euros. — David Pleat

Europe's financial system is fragmented, although the gap in funding costs for banks within the euro area is no longer as wide as it was two years ago. But in lending the differences are still very large, and in some countries the credit flow is disrupted. — Mario Draghi

Greece has given Europe the opportunity to fix a defect in the euro zone, that is the fact that we did not have a fiscal union. Now steps have been taken to begin that process. And there is more solidarity from nation to nation, and that is a good thing. That has been Greece's gift to Europe. — Georgios A. Papandreou

I am personally convinced - and I think the Greek people share this belief in a fundamental way - that we can achieve fiscal consolidation more effectively and we can restore competitiveness in a more fundamental and permanent way within the euro area than outside. — Lucas Papademos

New York has become almost a third-world country. When I was growing up it was mostly a Euro-American country. And it wasn't until LaGuardia was elected in 1933 that Italians were even considered Americans. We're at a great transition point in terms of population, demographics, and what it means to be a human being. — Grace Lee Boggs

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