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Whatever help we may want from the international community now or in the future, we want to make sure that this help is tailored to help our people to help themselves.

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Whatever help we may want from the international community now or in the future, we want to make sure that this help is tailored to help our people to help themselves.

Aung San Suu Kyi

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.

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Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential.

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Human beings want to be free and however long they may agree to stay locked up, to stay oppressed, there will come a time when they say 'That's it.' Suddenly they find themselves doing something that they never would have thought they would be doing, simp

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I think sometimes if you are alone, you are freer because your time is your own.

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One person alone can't do anything as important as bringing genuine democracy to a country.

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The democracy process provides for political and social change without violence.

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Maybe it is something to do with age, but I have become fonder of poetry than of prose.

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The Nobel Peace Prize opened up a door in my heart.

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This was the way I was brought up to think of politics, that politics was to do with ethics, it was to do with responsibility, it was to do with service, so I think I was conditioned to think like that, and I'm too old to change now.

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The people have given me their support they have given me their trust and confidence. My colleagues have suffered a lot in order to give me support. I do not look upon my life as a sacrifice at all.

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If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith.

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I don't want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism.

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I don't understand why people say that I am full of courage. I feel terribly nervous.

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I've always tried to explain democracy is not perfect. But it gives you a chance to shape your own destiny.

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