It'a an immense joy to be here today. I have received from millions of male and female Brazilians the most important mission of my life. This fact, beyond myself, is a demonstration of the democratic development of our country because for the first time a woman will rule Brazil.
First speech after being elected President, on October 31, 2010. 
We cannot rest while Brazilians are going hungry, while families are living in the streets, while poor children are abandoned to their own fates and while crack and crack dens rule.Dilma Rousseff
Reality has changed, and we changed with it. However, I never changed sides. I have always been on the side of justice, democracy and social equality.Dilma Rousseff
Any comparison between the military dictatorship and democracy can only come from those who does not value the Brazilian democracy.Dilma Rousseff
Minister Dilma Rousseff has a strong personality, a male side in the way in which she stamps her management.Dilma Rousseff