I am a daughter. My father is an example for me.
You cannot rely on other people’s support.
At night when I used to sleep, I was thinking all the time that shall I put a knife under my pillow.
I distracted myself from the fear and terrorism by thinking about things like how the universe began and whether time travel is possible.
It’s an honor to be awarded the Liberty Medal.
I like writers who can show me worlds I know nothing about, but my favorites are those who create characters or worlds which feel realistic and familiar to me, or who can make me feel inspired.
I don’t cover my face because I want to show my identity.
The important thing to note is that it is not important whether Malala was shot or not – Malala is not asking for personal favors or support. She is asking for support with girls’ education and women’s rights. So don’t support Malala, support her campaign for girls’ education and women’s rights.
I know now that what countries do at summits has the power to help girls in Pakistan, Nigeria or Afghanistan.
I hope that one day when I’ll go back to Pakistan, I will build a university like Harvard.