Malala Day 2021: Famous Sayings by Malala Yousafzai

Every year world celebrates July 12 as Malala Day to mark the birthday of child education activist  Malala Yousafzai. Malala strongly backs the idea of the right to education for all the people across the globe especially children irrespective of their gender.  Malala Yousafzai shot to fame after she started empowering girls’ education in her home country Pakistan.

“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.”

“Read thousands of books and I will power myself with knowledge. Pens and books are the weapons that defeat terrorism.”

“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 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.”

“One child, one teacher, one pen, and one book can change the world.”

“Some people only ask others to do something. I believe that, why should I wait for someone else? Why don’t I take a step and move forward?”

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“I truly believe the only way we can create global peace is through not only educating our minds but our hearts and our souls.”

“If people were silent, nothing would change.”

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

“We want schools and education for every child’s bright future. We will continue our journey to our destination of peace and education for everyone.”

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

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

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