This quote of Malala Yousafzai; “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world,” has really changed the world, when we talk about schooling children across the world.
Malala Yousafzai has said it during her historical speech at the United Nations.
Hear are my favourite “Malala Yousafzai Quotes”.
“Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow.”
“Let us pick up our books and our pens; they are the most powerful weapons.”
“The extremists are afraid of books and pens; the power of education frightens them. They are afraid of women.”
“Let us pick up our books and our pens,” I said. “They are our most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.”
“With guns you can kill terrorists; with education you cankill terrorism.”
“I don’t want revenge on the Taliban; I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban.”
“He believed that lack of education was the root of all of Pakistan’s problems. Ignorance allowed politicians to fool people and bad administrators to be re-elected.”
“The Taliban could take our pens and books, but they couldn’t stop our minds from thinking.”
“There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a third power stronger than both, that of women.”
“When someone takes away your pens you realize quite how important education is.”
“Read thousands of books and I will power myself with knowledge. Pens and books are the weapons that defeat terrorism.”
“I love physics because it is about truth, a world determined by principles and laws—no messing around or twisting things like in politics, particularly those in my country.”
“Education is our right, I said. Just as it is our right to sing. Islam has given us this right and says that every girl and boy should go to school. The Quran says we should seek knowledge, study hard and learn the mysteries of our world.”
“The boys learn the Quran by heart, rocking back and forth as they recite. They learn that there is no such thing as science or literature, that dinosaurs never existed and man never went to the moon.”
“Though we loved school, we hadn’t realized how important education was until the Taliban tried to stop us. Going to school, reading and doing our homework wasn’t just a way of passing time, it was our future.”
“Education is neither eastern nor western. Education is education and it’s the right of every human being.”
“Education is our basic right. Not just in the West; Islam too has given us this right. Islam says every girl and every boy should go to school. In the Quran it is written, God wants us to have knowledge. He wants us to know why the sky is blue and about oceans and stars. I know it’s a big struggle—around the world there are fifty-seven million children who are not in primary school, thirty-two million of them girls.”
“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” “Though we loved school, we hadn’t realized how important education was until the Taliban tried to stop us.”