Abdoulaye Wade quotes

  • We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Winning #Humanity #Battle

  • Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Freedom #Democracy #Snapping

  • The teacher that I was for decades, and that I still am in a certain way, wondered what was meant by the word education. I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing with such an essential and extensive subject.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Teacher #Essentials #Way

  • A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Country #Children #Mind

  • Education for all seems to be the product of a type of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Education #Justice #Way

  • We therefore must keep the faith, despite the defeat of policies, because men pass with their policies whilst generations follow each other.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Men #Generations #Defeat

  • Europe is not one of the major powers. And Africa even less so of course. But Africa has what Europe lacks: space, human resources, and natural resources while Europe has the technological innovation that Africa lacks. Together we can become a power which can count in the future.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Europe #Together We Can #Space

  • I support the state, but not the state-run economy. The state should intervene only to create the conditions necessary for the private sector to thrive.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Running #Support #Economy

  • I am counting on the private sector, because it is crucial to Senegal's future.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Counting #Private Sector #Crucial

  • Startups often win because it's easier to see what comes next when you don't have to worry about maintaining what came last.

  • We must never forget that Christ did not suffer just during His three years of public ministry or the last few days of His life when He was crucified. No, He suffered throughout His life on earth. He who was without sin lived daily with the corruption and sinfulness of lost humanity.

  • The main thing in life is not to be afraid of being human.

  • A movie is about human beings, about humanity.

  • We will not be silent. We will not obey. We will not allow our government to destroy our humanity.

  • In late marriage alone lies the compulsion to retain an institution which, twist and turn as you like, is and remains a disgrace to humanity, an institution which is damned ill-suited to a being who with his usual modesty likes to regard himself as the 'image' of God.

  • Priests might divide the world into good and bad. In battle there was strong and weak and nothing else.

  • The women has her own battlefield with every child she brings into the world she fights a battle for the nation

  • Dunkirk has fallen... with it has ended the greatest battle of world history. Soldiers! My confidence in you knew no bounds. You have not disappointed me.

  • Nothing really worth having is easy to get. The hard-fought battles, the goals won with sacrifice, are the ones that matter.

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