Malala Yousafzai Quotes

Who is Malala Yousafzai?

Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Born July 12, 1977

Books by Malala Yousafzai


Best 38 Quotes by Malala Yousafzai | Page 1 of 2

“Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that education is our basic right.”

“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.”

“It’s important to take the initiative. We cannot wait around for any one else to come and do it. Why are we waiting for someone else to come and fix things? Why aren’t we doing it ourselves?”

“Kindness can only be repaid with kindness. It can’t be repaid with expressions like ‘thank you’ and then forgotten.”

“Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.”

“My father says that education is neither Eastern or Western. Education is education: it's the right of everyone.”

“On the day when I was shot, and on the next day, people raised the banners of 'I am Malala'. They did not say 'I am Taliban'.”

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

“With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism.”

I am affaid Quotes

“On my way from school to home I heard a man saying “I will kill you.” I hastened my pace and after a while I looked back if the man was still coming behind me. But to my utter relief he was talking on his mobile and must have been threatening someone else over the phone.”

I am affaid

I Am Malala Quotes

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

I Am Malala

“Extremists have shown what frightens them most: a girl with a book.”

I Am Malala

“f one man can destroy everything, why can't one girl change it?”

I Am Malala

“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.”

I Am Malala

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“I tell my story, not because it is unique, but because it is not. It is the story of many girls.”

I Am Malala

“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.”

I Am Malala

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“If people were silent nothing would change.”

I Am Malala

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

I Am Malala

“Life isn't just about taking in oxygen and giving out carbon dioxide.”

I Am Malala

“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”

I Am Malala

“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.”

I Am Malala

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

I Am Malala

“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.”

I Am Malala

“We were scared, but our fear was not as strong as our courage.”

I Am Malala

“When someone takes away your pens you realize quite how important education is.”

I Am Malala

“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.”

I Am Malala

Inauguration of Library of Birmingham Quotes

“It is my dream that one day, great buildings like this one will exist in every corner of the world so every child can grow up with the opportunity to succeed.”

Inauguration of Library of Birmingham

“Let us not forget that even one book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.”

Inauguration of Library of Birmingham

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“The content of a book holds the power of education and it is with this power that we can shape our future and change lives.”

Inauguration of Library of Birmingham

“There is no greater weapon than knowledge and no greater source of knowledge than the written word.”

Inauguration of Library of Birmingham

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