Mir Hossein Mousavi – It was not we who chose the color Green but rather the color Green that embraced us

Our victory does not lie in the defeat of another. The victory I speak of is not limited to domination by one political party but rather the ubiquitous maturity of an entire nation; a victory that much like the blossoms on a farm, transforms individuals, one by one, group by group into great and honorable men; a victory that does not seek to forsake their identity but rather encourages them to embrace being Green; a victory that renders even the prison warden ashamed of his actions.

It was not we who chose the color Green but rather the color Green that embraced us. Is it possible for this color to also embrace our brothers and sisters? Yes, for the Green Path of Hope is open to all.Excerpts from Mir Hossein Mousavi’s Statement Number 16 – December 2009
پیروزی ما در شکست دیگری نیست ، ما از آن پیروزی میگویم که عبارت از غلبه یک حزب نیست بلکه فراگیر شدن بلوغ یک ملت است آن پیروزی که انسان‌ها را همچون جوانه‌های یک مزرعه یکی‌ یکی‌ به گروه گروه بزرگ می‌کند و بی‌ آنکه لازم باشد هویت خود را از دست بدهند سبز می‌کند تا جایی‌ که خود زندانبان از کاری که می‌کند خجالت بکشد و راه سبز شدن بر هیچکس بسته نیستاین ما نبودیم که سبز را انتخاب کردیم، بلکه سبز بود که ما را برگزید. آیا ممکن است که این رنگ، برادران ما را نیز برگزیند؟ آری ممکن استمیرحسین موسوی -بیانیه ۱۶ آذر ۱۳۸۸ به مناسبت روز دانشجو

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