Malala Yousafzai Quotes

By | 27.04.2022
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We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. Malala Yousafzai quotes

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. Malala Yousafzai

If people were silent nothing would change. Malala Yousafzai

One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. Malala Yousafzai.

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality. Malala Yousafzai

They thought that the bullets would silence us, but they failed. And out of that silence came thousands of voices. Malala Yousafzai

Extremists have shown what frightens them most. A girl with a book. Malala Yousafzai

When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. Malala Yousafzai.

It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are. Malala Yousafzai

Let us pick up our books and our pens, they are the most powerful weapons. Malala Yousafzai

If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there would be no difference between you and the Talib. You must not treat others with cruelty and that much harshly, you must fight others but through peace and through dialogue and through education. Malala Yousafzai

Don’t be afraid—if you are afraid you can’t move forward. Malala Yousafzai

I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back. Malala Yousafzai

What is interesting is the power and the impact of social media… So we must try to use social media in a good way. Malala Yousafzai

We were scared, but our fear was not as strong as our courage. Malala Yousafzai

I don’t want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban. Malala Yousafzai

If one man can destroy everything, why can’t one girl change it? Malala Yousafzai.

My father always said, ‘Malala will be free as a bird.’ Malala Yousafzai

When someone takes away your pens you realize quite how important education is. Malala Yousafzai

I was a girl in a land where rifles are fired in celebration of a son, while daughters are hidden away behind a curtain, their role in life simply to prepare food and give birth to children. Malala Yousafzai

I had two options One was to remain silent and wait to be killed and the second was to speak up and then be killed. I chose the second one. I decided to speak up. Malala Yousafzai

The extremists are afraid of books and pens, the power of education frightens them. they are afraid of women. Malala Yousafzai

There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion. Malala Yousafzai

My family and I are heartbroken after hearing the news that more than 100 innocent children and teachers have lost their lives. Malala Yousafzai

With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism. Malala Yousafzai

It gives a message to people of love… It does not matter what is the color of your skin, what language you speak, what religion you believe in, it is that we should all consider each other as human beings and we should respect each other. Malala Yousafzai

With guns, you can kill terrorists, with the education you can kill terrorism. Malala Yousafzai

My mother always told me,” hide your face people are looking at you.” I would reply,” it does not matter; I am also looking at them. Malala Yousafzai

Once I had asked God for one or two extra inches in height, but instead he made me as tall as the sky, so high that I could not measure myself. Malala Yousafzai

I say I am stronger than fear. Malala Yousafzai

I speak not for myself but for those without voice… those who have fought for their rights… their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated. Malala Yousafzai

We human beings don’t realize how great God is. He has given us an extraordinary brain and a sensitive loving heart. He has blessed us with two lips to talk and express our feelings, two eyes which see a world of colours and beauty, two feet which walk on the road of life, two hands to work for us, and two ears to hear the words of love. As I found with my ear, no one knows how much power they have in their each and every organ until they lose one. Malala Yousafzai

Dear sisters and brothers, we realize the importance of light when we see darkness. Malala Yousafzai

Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow.” Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human. Malala Yousafzai.

You must fight others, but through peace, and through dialogue, and through education. Malala Yousafzai

There’s no place like home. And I do miss my home. Malala Yousafzai quotes

The Taliban could take our pens and books, but they couldn’t stop our minds from thinking. Malala Yousafzai

I want poverty to end in tomorrow’s Pakistan. I want every girl in Pakistan to go to school. Malala Yousafzai

I don’t want to be thought of as ‘the girl who was shot by the Taliban’ but ‘the girl who fought for education.’ This is the cause to which I want to devote my life. Malala Yousafzai

I told myself, Malala, you have already faced death. This is your second life. Don’t be afraid — if you are afraid, you can’t move forward. Malala Yousafzai

All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one. Malala Yousafzai

Our men think earning money and ordering around others is where power lies. They don’t think power is in the hands of the woman who takes care of everyone all day long and gives birth to their children. Malala Yousafzai

They only shot a body but they cannot shoot my dreams. Malala Yousafzai

We must tell girls their voices are important. Malala Yousafzai

In Pakistan when women say they want independence, people think this means we don’t want to obey our fathers, brothers, or husbands. But it does not mean that. Malala Yousafzai

I think life is always dangerous. Some people get afraid of it. Some people don’t go forward. But some people, if they want to achieve their goal, they have to go. They have to move … Malala Yousafzai

Life isn’t just about taking in oxygen and giving out carbon dioxide. Malala Yousafzai

The best way to solve problems and to fight against war is through dialogue. Malala Yousafzai

I think everyone makes a mistake at least once in their life. The important thing is what you learn from it. Malala Yousafzai

In many parts of the world, especially Pakistan and Afghanistan, terrorism, war and conflict stop children to go to their schools. We are really tired of these wars. Women and children are suffering. Malala Yousafzai

We liked to be known as the clever girls. When we decorated our hands with henna for holidays and weddings, we drew calculus and chemical formulae instead of flowers and butterflies. Malala Yousafzai

I do not even hate the Talib who shot me. Even if there was a gun in my hand and he stands in front of me, I would not shoot him. Malala Yousafzai

I don’t want to be thought of as the “girl who was shot by the Taliban” but the “girl who fought for education.” This is the cause to which I want to devote my life. Malala Yousafzai

If you go anywhere, even paradise, you will miss your home. Malala Yousafzai

There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a third power stronger than both, that of women. Malala Yousafzai

I said to myself, Malala, you must be brave. You must not be afraid of anyone. You are only trying to get an education. You are not committing a crime. Malala Yousafzai

He believed that lack of education was the root of all of Pakistan’s problems. Ignorance allowed politicians to fool people and bad administrators to be re-elected. Malala Yousafzai

I believe the gun has no power at all. Malala Yousafzai

I dreamt of a country where education would prevail. Malala Yousafzai

I started thinking about that, and I used to think that the Talib would come, and he would just kill me. But then I said, ‘If he comes, what would you do Malala?’ then I would reply to myself, ‘Malala, just take a shoe and hit him.’

Then I said I will tell him how important education is and that ‘I even want education for your children as well.’ And I will tell him, ‘That’s what I want to tell you, now do what you want. Malala Yousafzai

Some girls cannot go to school because of the child labor and child trafficking. Malala Yousafzai

The best way to fight terrorism is to invest in education. Instead of sending weapons, send teachers. Malala Yousafzai

I am not here to speak against the Taliban. I’m here to speak up for the right of every child. Malala Yousafzai

The terrorists thought they would change my aims and stop my ambitions, but nothing changed in my life except this: weakness, fear and hopelessness died. Strength, power and courage were born. Malala Yousafzai

If we want to end terrorism we need to bring quality education so we defeat the mindset of terrorism mentality and of hatred. Malala Yousafzai

If you hit a Talib, then there would be no difference between you and the Talib, You must not treat others with cruelty. You must fight others through peace and through dialogue and through education. Malala Yousafzai

Outside his office my father had a framed copy of a letter written by Abraham Lincoln to his son’s teacher, translated into Pashto. It is a very beautiful letter, full of good advice. “Teach him, if you can, the wonder of books…But also give him quiet time to ponder the eternal mystery of birds in the sky, bees in the sun, and the flowers on a green hillside,” it says. “Teach him it is far more honorable to fail than to cheat. Malala Yousafzai

Benazir Bhutto was an inspirational leader and an inspirational woman. Malala Yousafzai

I think that the best way to solve problems and fight against war is through dialogue. For me the best way to fight against terrorism and extremism… just a simple thing: educate the next generation. Malala Yousafzai

I believe the gun has no power because a gun can only kill, but a pen can give life. Malala Yousafzai

Read thousands of books and I will power myself with knowledge. Pens and books are the weapons that defeat terrorism. Malala Yousafzai

My father always says that heroism is in the Pashtun DNA. Malala Yousafzai

I have the right of education. I have the right to play. I have the right to sing. I have the right to talk. I have the right to go to market. I have the right to speak up. Malala Yousafzai

I raise my voice not so that i can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. Malala Yousafzai

When I was young I used to listen to other people and to try and understand what they thought and where they were coming from. I listened and didn’t speak. Malala Yousafzai

Dear sisters and brothers, I am not against anyone. Malala Yousafzai

We are human beings, and this is the part of our human nature, that we don’t learn the importance of anything until it’s snatched from our hands. Malala Yousafzai

If he [the Talib] comes, what would you do Malalala? If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there will be no difference between you and the Talib. You must not treat otherswith cruelty…you must fight others but through peace, through dialogue and through educationthen I’ll tell him [the Talib] how important education is and that I even want education for your children as well that’s what I want to tell you, now do what you want. Malala Yousafzai

Some people only ask others to do something. I believe that, why should I wait for someone else? Why don’t I take a step and move forward. Malala Yousafzai

You know, my father was a great encouragement for me because he spoke out for women’s rights, he spoke out for girl’s education. And at that time I said that why should I wait for someone else, why should I be looking to the government, to the army that they would help us? Why don’t I raise my voice, why don’t we speak up for our rights? Malala Yousafzai

There is no greater weapon than knowledge and no greater source of knowledge than the written word. Malala Yousafzai

Don’t accept good things from bad people. Malala Yousafzai

I reassured my mother that it didn’t matter to me if my face was not symmetrical. Me, who had always cared about my appearance, how my hair looked! But when you see death, things change. “It doesn’t matter if I can’t smile or blink properly,” I told her. “I’m still me, Malala. The important thing is God has given me my life. Malala Yousafza

I think I have a right to live my life the way I like. Malala Yousafzai

Why is it, that giving guns is so easy, but giving books is so hard? Malala Yousafzai

In many countries, they do not even keep track of how girls are doing in school, or if they are there at all. If we say, ‘Girls count,’ then we must count girls, so we can see if we are really making progress in educating every girl. Malala Yousafzai

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