The first ‘D’ is to dream: dream big – not for yourself, but for the country and for the world. The second ‘D’ is to discover: discover your full potential and the opportunities that surround you; and the third ‘D’ is to do. ‘Do’ means to act on your dreams and make best use of the opportunities you have discovered.
In the dim background of mind we know what we ought to be doing but somehow we cannot start.
To be conscious means not simply to be, but to be reported, known, to have awareness of one’s being added to that being.
There will never be a new world order until women are a part of it.
When you put your hand to the plow, you can’t put it down until you get to the end of the row.
I am representing here – the sound of silence. The cry of innocence. And, the face of invisibility. I represent millions of those children who are left behind, and that’s why I have kept an empty chair here as a reminder.
You return and again take the proper course, guided by what? – By the picture in mind of the place you are headed for.
The world is all the richer for having a devil in it, so long as we keep our foot upon his neck.
Economic growth and human development need to go hand in hand. Human values need to be advocated vigorously.
I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.