Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Quotes

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Senator for life
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
10th President of Italy
In office
18 May 1999 â€“ 15 May 2006
Prime Minister Massimo D’Alema
Giuliano Amato
Silvio Berlusconi
Preceded by Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
Succeeded by Giorgio Napolitano
49th Prime Minister of Italy
In office
28 April 1993 â€“ 10 May 1994
President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
Preceded by Giuliano Amato
Succeeded by Silvio Berlusconi
Minister of the Treasury, Budget and
Economic Programming
In office
17 July 1996 â€“ 13 May 1999
Prime Minister Romano Prodi
Massimo D’Alema
Preceded by Lamberto Dini (Treasury)
Mario Arcelli (Budget)
Succeeded by Giuliano Amato
Minister of the Interior
In office
19 April 1994 â€“ 10 May 1994
Government Ciampi
Preceded by Nicola Mancino
Succeeded by Roberto Maroni
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment
In office
28 April 1993 â€“ 10 May 1994
Government Ciampi
Preceded by Margherita Boniver
Succeeded by Domenico Fisichella
Governor of the Bank of Italy
In office
8 October 1979 â€“ 29 April 1993
Preceded by Paolo Baffi
Succeeded by Antonio Fazio
Director General of the Bank of Italy
In office
28 June 1978 â€“ 8 October 1979
Preceded by Mario Ercolani
Succeeded by Lamberto Dini
Personal details
Born (1920-12-09)9 December 1920
Livorno, Kingdom of Italy
Died 16 September 2016(2016-09-16) (aged 95)
Rome, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party PdA (1943–1947)
Independent (1947–2007)[1]
PD (honorary; 2007–2016)
Spouse(s) Franca Pilla
(m. 1946–2016)
; his death
Children 2
Alma mater Scuola Normale of Pisa
Profession Economist, politician

The Destiny of every Nation is bound to the Destiny of all Others.
The diffusion of a universalist culture and of a pedagogy of peace appears more than ever to be the path that we must follow for the salvation of all nations on earth.
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
The education of peoples is a necessary precondition to peace.
The United Nations system is still the best instrument for making the world less fragile.
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
The return to the Organization of the United States of America, the bearers of a great and diversified democratic culture that has inspired many other peoples.
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity, guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage.
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi