Love is a conflict between reflexes and reflections.Mangnu Hirschfield
- An authoritarian style of rule is characteristic of me, and I have always admitted it. ... You need to control the country, and the main thing is not to ruin people's lives.
- Statement (August 2003), as quoted in BBC - Profile: Alexander Lukashenko (9 January 2007)
- My position and the state will never allow me to become a dictator but an authoritarian ruling style is characteristic of me.
- As quoted in BBC - Profile: Alexander Lukashenko (9 January 2007)
- I look at Obama, a young man, a good-looking person. That is my first impression, I feel sorry for him. He looks 100% like Lukashenko, when I came to power after the downfall of the Soviet Union. The store shelves were empty, a severe financial crisis.