Nous devions convaincre la communauté mondiale que la souveraineté devait désormais être considérée comme conditionnée à la responsabilité des États à assurer les droits de leur peuple – et donc être prise autant au sérieux que la volonté des États qu’on ne s’ingère pas dans leurs affaires intérieures.
Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.
If you have a problem and you can’t find a solution, you meet again tomorrow and you keep talking until you find a solution. You can disagree with behavior or a particular position, but you do not resort to calling an opponent worthless.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are conditions for development.
If we can come up with innovations and train young people to take on new jobs, and if we can switch to clean energy, I think we have the capacity to build this world not dependent on fossil-fuel. I think it will happen, and it won’t destroy economy.
If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom.
Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories. Literacy is a platform for democratization, and a vehicle for the promotion of cultural...
The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone.
In their greatest hour of need, the world failed the people of Rwanda.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
More countries have understood that women’s equality is a prerequisite for development.