Inspirational Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes

These Volodymyr Zelensky quotes showcase the leader of Ukraine’s grit, courage, and leadership.

With Russia’s unwarranted invasion of his country, Volodymyr Zelensky was thrust into a position of leading his country in their heroic fight against the much bigger enemy force. Zelensky, a TV star-turned-politician has embraced his role.

He has become a hero worldwide for his composed presence and his inspirational leadership style.

Inspirational Zelensky Quotes

Best Volodymyr Zelensky Quotes

1.) The fight is here; I need ammunition, not a ride.

2.) I’m not iconic. Ukraine is iconic.

3.) I do not want my picture in your offices: the President is not an icon, an idol, or a portrait. Hang your kids’ photos instead, and look at them each time you are making a decision.

4.) It will be our faces, you see, not our backs.

5.) Nobody is going to break us; we’re strong, we’re Ukrainians!

6.) It’s a victory when the weapons fall silent, and people speak up.

7.) To all the countries of the former Soviet Union: look at us, everything is possible.

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Inspirational Zelensky Quotes

8.) All of us are here protecting our independence of our country. And it will continue to be this way. Glory to our defenders, Glory to Ukraine, Glory to Heroes.

9.) No panic. We’re strong. We’re ready for anything.

10.) I am not a politician. I am just a simple person who has come to break down this system.

11.) Today, Ukraine is just like Apple, which starts its journey in the garage.

12.) Let’s build a country of opportunities, where everybody is equal before the law and where the rules of the game are honest and transparent, and the same for everyone.

13.) All the money I have, I made with my talent.

14.) We are fighting just for our land and for our freedom — nobody is going to enter and intervene with our freedom, believe you me.

I need ammunition, not a ride quote by Zelensky

Courageous Zelensky Quotes on Ukraine

15.) The European Union is going to be much stronger with us. We have proven our strength. Do prove that you are with us. Do prove that you will not let us go. (And) do prove that you are indeed Europeans, and then life will win over death, and light will win over darkness. Glory be to Ukraine!

16.) Our people are motivated, and we are fighting for freedoms and our lives. We are fighting for our survival.

17.) But if we stay silent today, we’ll be gone tomorrow!

18.) Prove you are with us, do prove that you will not let us go, do prove that you, indeed, are Europeans, and then life will win over death and light will win over darkness.

19.) We Ukrainians are a peaceful people!

20.) Believe you me, every square, as of today, no matter what it’s called, is going to be called freedom square in every city of our country.

21.) People don’t really believe in words. Or rather, people believe in words only for a stretch of time. Then they start to look for action.

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22.) I want to do something to change the mistrust towards politicians.

23.) I do not try to play a role. I feel good being myself and saying what I think.

24.) Our truth is that this is our land, our country, our children, and we will protect all of this. This is what I wanted to tell you. Glory to Ukraine!

25.) Let’s build a country of opportunities, where everybody is equal before the law and where the rules of the game are honest and transparent, and the same for everyone.

26.) We must become Icelanders in soccer, Israelis in defending our land, Japanese in technology.

27.) The Ukrainian nation, as no other nation, understands and is fully aware of the tragedy and its scale of all the lost lives of the Ukrainian Jews during the Second World War.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky.

Before becoming President in 2019, what did Zelensky do?

Zelensky was a TV star and comedian. He voiced Paddington Bear in the Paddington movie series. He also won Ukraine’s “Dancing With the Stars.” Zelensky also earned a law degree from Kyiv National Economic University in 2000.

When Zelensky ran for President of Ukraine in 2019, how close was the race?

Zelensky enjoyed a landslide victory by winning over 70% of the vote.

Is Zelensky Jewish?

Yes, Volodymyr Zelensky is Jewish. His grandfather survived the Holocaust. His grandfather’s three brothers did not survive. So, when Putin justified Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, he called for the “de-Nazification” of a Jewish-led democracy.

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By Andy Atticus

Andy writes about current events and history.

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