Norwegian Constitution Day or Norway independence day is celebrated on May 17 of each year. Among Norwegians, the day is referred to simply as syttende mai 2019 (lit. “seventeenth May”), Nasjonaldagen 2019 (The National Day) or Grunnlovsdagen 2019 (The Constitution Day). here are some best quotes about Norway independence day 2019 .
Norwegian Constitution Day 2019 quotes
Yesterday, on the 17th of May, we Norwegians celebrated our constitution day to mark the signing of Norway’s constitution in 1814. Maybe it is because we are a small country: In Norway this is an important day. All over Norway children have paraded in their best clothes to the music of thousands of marching bands, and countless speeches have been made to remind each others, as fellow Norwegians, that freedom should never be taken for granted.
— Andreas Heldal-Lund
If there is anyone who still wonders why this war is being fought, let him look to Norway. If there is anyone who has any delusions that this war could have been averted, let him look to Norway; and if there is anyone who doubts the democratic will to win, again I say, let him look to Norway.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We have a high standard of living. … In Norway, we’ve tripled our income since 1970. In the rest of western Europe, income has merely doubled.
Jens Stoltenberg, interview in Torgrim Eggen (2001)
Norwegians believe in God, Allah, the Universe and nothing. Norway is you. Norway is us.
My greatest hope for Norway is that we will be able to take care of one another. That we will continue to build this country – on a foundation of trust, fellowship and generosity of spirit. That we will feel that we are – despite our differences – one people. That Norway is one.
Norway or Switzerland are two marvelous countries, I very much admire, the most advanced countries in the world in fact with great qualities of life.
Jose Manuel Barroso
Norway will be recognized as an open democracy with the rule of law, with the universal human rights, and with the broad international engagement on the international scene taking upon ourselves responsibilities, because we are a privileged country.
Jonas Gahr Store
Right now I would rank Norway as the largest country in the world, I have never seen anything like it
When we sing “Yes, we love this country,” we must remember that we are also singing about each other. For it is we who make up the country.