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date: 24 March 2023

Willy Brandt 1913–92
German statesman 

  1. If I'm selling to you, I speak your language; if I'm buying dann mussen Sie Deutsch sprechen [then you must speak German].
    attributed by Trade Minister Richard Needham, National Languages for Exports Awards, London, 5 April 1995