Last quote by Emperor Akihito
Reflecting on our past with a feeling of deep remorse, I earnestly hope the ravages of war will never be repeated.
Aug 15 2016
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Emperor Akihito is associated, including war and state. Most recently, Emperor Akihito has been quoted saying: “When I consider that my fitness level is gradually declining, I am worried that it may become difficult for me to carry out my duties as the symbol of the state with my whole being, as I have done until now.” in the article Japan's emperor worries age may make it tough to perform his duties. An other article where Emperor Akihito has been quoted is Japan's Emperor Akihito Makes Rare TV Address, Hints at Handover.
Quotes by Emperor Akihito
Aug 08 2016
When I consider that my fitness level is gradually declining, I am worried that it may become difficult for me to carry out my duties as the symbol of the state with my whole being, as I have done until now.
Aug 08 2016
In coping with the aging of the emperor, I think it is not possible to continue reducing perpetually the emperor's acts in matters of state and his duties as the symbol of the state.
Jul 14 2016
Looking back at the past, together with deep remorse over the war, I pray that this tragedy of war will not be repeated and together with the people express my deep condolences for those who fell in battle and in the ravages of war.
Dec 23 2012
I will continue to keep the survivors of the March 11th earthquake and tsunami in my thoughts as well as pray for the happiness of all Japanese citizens.
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