Martin McGuinness Quotes


Freedom can be gained only at the point of an IRA rifle and I apologize to no one for saying that we support the freedom fighters of the IRA.

I haven't done anything that I'm ashamed of.

The fact is that a car used by Gerry Adams and myself during the course of the Mitchell review was bugged by elements within British military intelligence.

The British government says that for Sinn Fein to be involved in talks the guns must be left at the door.

Our ability to make a decision about the declaration is hampered by the British government being reluctant to give us the clarification which we require.

The British government needs to bring its system in Ireland under control.

Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns - outside the door.

That's healthy and good for us that there are people who are prepared to question what we are doing.

Let us walk into the conference room as equals and not second class citizens.

The reality is that the people that we represent are no longer going to be second-class citizens in their own country.

In fact I would defend to the death their right to express a different point of view.

But the fact is that the vast majority of Republicans support the Sinn Fein leadership.

The most important thing to say is that Sinn Fein isn't going back to anything. We are a party on the move.

Sinn Fein is the fastest growing party on the island of Ireland.

Well I think it has always been a mistake to reduce the peace process in Ireland to a decommissioning process.