The Lion of Judah roars – Speeches by His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I
May His Imperial Majesty grant I&I the wisemind to stand His words and the courage to live up to the ideal livity He has shown I&I.
- It was Our preoccupation that Our son, Prince Makonnen, after he had reached his maturity, would have lived to dedicate his life to the service of Our people.
- You must ensure that in your desire to achieve immediate goals, long-term considerations of equal or greater importance are not ignored or irrevocably prejudiced.
- Let us take pride in the fact that as free men we attack and abhor racial discrimination on principle, wherever it is found and in whatever guise.
- For my part I glory in the Bible.
- All the ancient Scriptures were written for Our instruction, in order that through the encouragement they give Us, we may maintain Our hope with fortitude.
- This clinic is devoted to the preservation and protection of the health and well-being of infants and young children -- those too young, too frail to help themselves.
- We have devoted particular attention to the material and physical well-being of Our people through a programme for public health.
- Leaders have to submit themselves to a stricter self-discipline, and develop a more exemplary moral character than is expected of others.
- God's word is a unifier and a bridge that leads to harmony and peace.
- As a good tree is known by its fruits, so the future of Ethiopia depends on you, the fruits of Our educational system.