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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Aung San Suu Kyi Famous Quotes

Few famous quotes by Aung San Suu Kyi , leader of the nonviolent movement for human rights and democracy in Burma (Myanmar), and Nobel laureate.

"Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential."

"The democracy process provides for political and social change without violence."

"Fear is not the natural state of civilized people."

"Our struggle for democracy is a struggle for our everyday life."

"As my father's daughter, I felt I had a duty to get involved."

"The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged."

"The history of the world shows that peoples and societies do not have to pass through a fixed series of stages in the course of development."

"I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician. That's not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course, something wrong with some politicians."

"The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear."

"It is not power that corrupts but fear. The fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it, and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it."