I am the wealthiest man, not just in Europe, but in the whole world. I collect emotions. I am wealthy in that the people of Russia have twice entrusted me with the leadership of a great nation such as Russia – I believe that is my greatest wealth.
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At least in Russia, you cannot just go and tap into someone’s phone conversation without a warrant issued by court. That’s more or less the way a civilized society should go about fighting terrorism.
If we speak calmly, in a businesslike fashion, let me draw your attention to the fact that Russia supplies arms to the legitimate government of Syria in full compliance with the norms of international law. We are not breaching any rules and norms.
One can truly enjoy his or her life only while experiencing it, and it is inevitably related to a certain level of risk.
I think the international community should unite to fight such inhuman phenomena as terror attacks and the murder of totally innocent people.
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I think it’s sad when people make a lot of money and they want the biggest boat or the biggest car or the biggest plane.
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
Money can add very much to one’s ability to lead a constructive life, not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully, beneficial to others.
The only wealth I have to give is not material and if you need much more than that, I’m not available.
When you have a lot of resources, the most important thing is to have had good parents and to have been brought up by people who gave one the proper values.
Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.