In my eyes, a patriot is little more than an international blackleg.
Many girls do not go to school because of poverty.
I realized that becoming a doctor, I can only help a small community. But by becoming a politician, I can help my whole country.
I am not telling men to step away from speaking for women’s rights; rather, I am focusing on women to be independent to fight for themselves.
An act of unilateral nuclear disarmament by a European power would have a much more lasting impact than all the sanctions under consideration. Sanctions, as we know from the example of Iraq, always affect the least powerful citizens the most.
The political parties have unanimously rejected the one-man constitutional changes.
But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing.
Democracy needs support, and the best support for democracy comes from other democracies.
I speak not for myself but for those without voice… those who have fought for their rights… their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.
Power can shape ‘truth,’ but not forever.