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Aung San Suu Kyi

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It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

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The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear

— Aung San Suu Kyi


To view the opposition as dangerous is to misunderstand the basic concepts of democracy. To oppress the opposition is to assault the very foundation of democracy.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

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It is not power that corrupts but fear.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

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Government leaders are amazing. So often it seems they are the last to know what the people want.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

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There is a special charm to journeys undertaken before daybreak in hot lands: the air is soft and cool and the coming of dawn reveals a landscape fresh from the night dew.

— Aung San Suu Kyi


If you're feeling helpless, help someone. ” ― Aung San Suu Kyi (from Freedom from Fear)

— Aung San Suu Kyi


Some of the most relaxing weekends I have ever enjoyed were those I spent quietly with a sense of all work to date completed, and an absorbing mystery.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

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My top priority is for people to understand that they have the power to change things themselves.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

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It is often in the name of cultural integrity as well as social stability and national security that democratic reforms based on human rights are resisted by authoritarian governments.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

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It was reported that Aung San Suu Kyi had been moved the following day to Insein Prison (where Aung San Suu Kyi had been detained in 2003) but meetings with UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari near her Rangoon home on 30 September and 2 October establiAung San Suu Kyid that Aung San Suu Kyi remained under house arrest. Aung San Suu Kyi was an honorary member of The Elders a group of eminent global leaders brought together by Nelson Mandela. Aung San Suu Kyi was placed under house arrest at her home on University Avenue (16°49′32″N 96°9′1″E) in Rangoon during which time Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 1990 and the Nobel Peace Prize the year after.

She remained under house arrest in Burma for almost 15 of the 21 years from 20 July 1989 until her most recent release on 13 November 2010 becoming one of the world's most prominent political prisoners. In 2011 Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Wallenberg Medal. suːˈtʃiː/Burmese pronunciation: [àʊɴ sʰáɴ sṵ tɕì]; born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma.

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