Interesting People Benazir Bhutto Quotes Photo By SRA Gerald B. Johnson

Published on June 18th, 2013 | by Yellow Magpie

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Benazir Bhutto Quotes: Pakistan’s First Female Prime Minister

Benazir Bhutto Quotes Photo By SRA Gerald B. Johnson

Here is Yellow Magpie’s pick of the very best Benazir Bhutto quotes.

‘Democracy needs support and the best support for democracy comes from other democracies. Democratic nations should… come together in an association designed to help each other and promote what is a universal value — democracy.’

‘To make peace, one must be an uncompromising leader. To make peace, one must also embody compromise.Throughout the ages, leadership and courage have often been synonymous. Ultimately, leadership requires action: daring to take steps that are necessary but unpopular, challenging the status quo in order to reach a brighter future.

And to push for peace is ultimately personal sacrifice, for leadership is not easy. It is born of a passion, and it is a commitment. Leadership is a commitment to an idea, to a dream, and to a vision of what can be. And my dream is for my land and my people to cease fighting and allow our children to reach their full potential regardless of sex, status, or belief.’

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‘I find that whenever I am in power, or my father was in power, somehow good things happen. The economy picks up, we have good rains, water comes, people have crops. I think the reason this happens is that we want to give love and we receive love.’

‘I fully understand the men behind Al Qaeda. They have tried to assassinate me twice before. The Pakistan Peoples Party and I represent everything they fear the most — moderation, democracy, equality for women, information, and technology. We represent the future of a modern Pakistan, a future that has no place in it for ignorance, intolerance, and terrorism.’

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