Quotes by Aung San Suu Kyi (Activist/Burmese).

Showing 1-25 of 129
Votes
[+]
5
[-]
I do protect human rights, and I hope I shall always be looked up as a champion of human rights.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
5
[-]
I don't want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
9
[-]
If you look at the democratic process as a game of chess, there have to be many, many moves before you get to checkmate. And simply because you do not make any checkmate in three moves does not mean it's stalemate. There's a vast difference between no checkmate and stalemate. This is what the democratic process is like.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
5
[-]
If you choose to do something, then you shouldn't say it's a sacrifice, because nobody forced you to do it.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
5
[-]
I think when the people in Burma stop thinking about whether or not they're free, it'll mean that they're free.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
15
[-]
People must work in unison.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
9
[-]
It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
10
[-]
It could achieve a lot if everyone in Burma could stop saying something is good if it is not good, or say something is just if it is not just.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
2
[-]
Confidence-building is not something that can go on forever. If it goes on forever then it becomes counterproductive.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
4
[-]
Every government must consider the security of the country. That is just part of the responsibilities of any government. But true security can only come out of unity within a country where there are so many ethnic nationalities.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
4
[-]
A revolution simply means great change, significant change, and that's how I'm defining it - great change for the better, brought about through non-violent means.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
6
[-]
I think by now I have made it fairly clear that I am not very happy with the word hope. I don't believe in people just hoping.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
13
[-]
The judiciary in Burma is not independent. It's widely known, everybody knows that.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
4
[-]
A more significant phase should mean serious political dialogue.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
3
[-]
My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
4
[-]
Books always help.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
6
[-]
Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
18
[-]
After all it was my father who founded the Burmese army and I do have a sense of warmth towards the Burmese army.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
4
[-]
Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world in this day and age.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
1
[-]
It doesn't seem right for anybody to get so much attention.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
4
[-]
In the end, I think people prefer the good to win rather than the bad.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
4
[-]
We are not out to boast that there is so much percentage of growth per year. Our real concern is how it affects the lives of people, the future of our country.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
19
[-]
The best way to help Burma is to empower the people of Burma, to help us have enough self-confidence to obtain what we want for ourselves.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
9
[-]
When you decide to follow a certain path, you should follow it to the end and not be diverted from it for personal reasons.
• Aung San Suu Kyi
Votes
[+]
15
[-]
What does Burma have to give the United States? We can give you the opportunity to engage with people who are ready and willing to change a society.
• Aung San Suu Kyi

Top 10 Topics

Seven725
Character3309
How14560
Take8790
About32155
Cook667
Seen2327
Greater938
Courage708
Economy1353
Back to Top