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Malala Yousafzai (born 12 July 1997) is a Pakistani human rights and education activist who was jointly awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize with Kailash Satyarthi, becoming its youngest recipient ever, at the age of 17.

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1. “I don’t know where to begin my speech. I don’t know what people would be expecting me to say, but first of all thank you to God for whom we are equal and thank you to every person who has prayed for my fast recovery and new life.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: UN speech, June 2013: As quoted in The full text: Malala Yousafzai delivers defiant riposte to Taliban militants with speech to the UN General Assembly, The Independent, (12 July, 2013)

2. “Why is it that countries which we call strong are so powerful in creating wars but are so weak in bringing peace? Why is it that giving guns is so easy but giving books is so hard? Why is it, why is it that making tanks is so easy, but building schools is so hard?”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Nobel Peace Prize Lecture (December 10, 2014): Nobel lecture during the Nobel Peace Prize awards ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway on December 10, 2014

3. “Education is one of the blessings of life — and one of its necessities.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Nobel Peace Prize Lecture (December 10, 2014): Nobel lecture during the Nobel Peace Prize awards ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway on December 10, 2014

4. “I think of it often and imagine the scene clearly. Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that education is our basic right.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: 2010 - Malala in Interview with a Pakistani Television network, 2011-12; Cited in: The girl who wanted to go to school." The New Yorker by Basharat Peer, posted October 10, 2012

5. “On my way from school to home I heard a man saying ‘I will kill you.’ I hastened my pace and after a while I looked back if the man was still coming behind me. But to my utter relief he was talking on his mobile and must have been threatening someone else over the phone.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Malala's diary, 2009 Malala. "I am afraid", Saturday 3 January 2009; Cited in: Diary of a Pakistani schoolgirl at news.bbc.co.uk. 19 January 2009

6. “This award is not just for me. It is for those forgotten children who want education. It is for those frightened children who want peace. It is for those voiceless children who want change. I am here to stand up for their rights, raise their voice ... it is not time to pity them. It is time to take action so it becomes the last time that we see a child deprived of education.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Nobel Peace Prize Lecture (December 10, 2014): Nobel lecture during the Nobel Peace Prize awards ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway on December 10, 2014

7. “So let us wage a glorious struggle against illiteracy, poverty and terrorism, let us pick up our books and our pens, they are the most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world. Education is the only solution.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: UN speech, June 2013: As quoted in The full text: Malala Yousafzai delivers defiant riposte to Taliban militants with speech to the UN General Assembly, The Independent, (12 July, 2013)

8. “My father says that education is neither Eastern or Western. Education is education: it's the right of everyone.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: BBC television interview, Oct 2013: BBC television interview, Oct 2013; Quoted in: "I am no Western puppet: Malala," at tribune.com, October 13, 2013

9. “A girl has the power to go forward in her life. And she’s not only a mother, she’s not only a sister, she’s not only a wife. But a girl has the – she should have an identity. She should be recognized and she has equal rights as a boy.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speech (October 10, 2014): Transcript Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speech on October 10, 2014

10. “I had a terrible dream yesterday with military helicopters and the Taliban. I have had such dreams since the launch of the military operation in Swat. My mother made me breakfast and I went off to school. I was afraid going to school because the Taliban had issued an edict banning all girls from attending schools. Only 11 students attended the class out of 27. The number decreased because of Taliban’s edict.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Malala's diary, 2009 Malala. "I am afraid", Saturday 3 January 2009; Cited in: Malala Yousafzai: Portrait of the girl blogger, bbc.co.uk, 10 October 2012

11. “In a situation where a lifelong school break was being imposed upon us by the terrorists, rising up against that became very important, essential.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: 2010 - Malala in Interview with a Pakistani Television network, 2011-12; Cited in: The girl who wanted to go to school." The New Yorker by Basharat Peer, posted October 10, 2012

12. “Birmingham is very special for me because it is here that I found myself alive, seven days after I was shot... It is now my second home, after my beloved Pakistan.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Inauguration of Library of Birmingham, Jan 2013: As quoted in 'I'm a Brummie now', says Malala, the schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, as she opens huge new library in her adopted home city, Mail Online, (3 January, 2013)

13. “We must speak up for the children of Pakistan, India and Afghanistan who are suffering from terrorism, poverty, child labour and child trafficking. Let us help them through our voice, action and charity. Let us help them to read books and go to school. And let us not forget that even one book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Inauguration of Library of Birmingham, Jan 2013: As quoted in 'I'm a Brummie now', says Malala, the schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, as she opens huge new library in her adopted home city, Mail Online, (3 January, 2013)

14. “Thousands of people have been killed by the terrorists and millions have been injured. I am just one of them. So here I stand, one girl among many. I speak not for myself, but so those without a voice can be heard. Those who have fought for their rights. Their right to live in peace. Their right to be treated with dignity. Their right to equality of opportunity. Their right to be educated.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: UN speech, June 2013: As quoted in The full text: Malala Yousafzai delivers defiant riposte to Taliban militants with speech to the UN General Assembly, The Independent, (12 July, 2013)

15. “Sometimes people like to ask me why should girls go to school, why is it important for them. But I think the more important question is why shouldn't they, why shouldn't they have this right to go to school.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Nobel Peace Prize Lecture (December 10, 2014): Nobel lecture during the Nobel Peace Prize awards ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway on December 10, 2014

16. “The world can no longer accept, the world can no longer accept that basic education is enough. Why do leaders accept that for children in developing countries, only basic literacy is sufficient, when their own children do homework in Algebra, Mathematics, Science and Physics?”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Nobel Peace Prize Lecture (December 10, 2014): Nobel lecture during the Nobel Peace Prize awards ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway on December 10, 2014

17. “It is my dream that one day, great buildings like this one will exist in every corner of the world so every child can grow up with the opportunity to succeed.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Inauguration of Library of Birmingham, Jan 2013: As quoted in 'I'm a Brummie now', says Malala, the schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, as she opens huge new library in her adopted home city, Mail Online, (3 January, 2013)

18. “The content of a book holds the power of education and it is with this power that we can shape our future and change lives.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Inauguration of Library of Birmingham, Jan 2013: As quoted in 'I'm a Brummie now', says Malala, the schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, as she opens huge new library in her adopted home city, Mail Online, (3 January, 2013)

19. “There is no greater weapon than knowledge and no greater source of knowledge than the written word.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Inauguration of Library of Birmingham, Jan 2013: As quoted in 'I'm a Brummie now', says Malala, the schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, as she opens huge new library in her adopted home city, Mail Online, (3 January, 2013)

20. “The thing is that the people of Pakistan have supported me. They don't think of me as Western. I am a daughter of Pakistan and I am proud that I am a Pakistani.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: BBC television interview, Oct 2013: BBC television interview, Oct 2013; Quoted in: "I am no Western puppet: Malala," at tribune.com, October 13, 2013

21. “On the day when I was shot, and on the next day, people raised the banners of 'I am Malala'. They did not say 'I am Taliban'.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: BBC television interview, Oct 2013: BBC television interview, Oct 2013; Quoted in: "I am no Western puppet: Malala," at tribune.com, October 13, 2013

22. “They support me and they are encouraging me to move forward and to continue my campaign for girls' education.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: BBC television interview, Oct 2013: BBC television interview, Oct 2013; Quoted in: "I am no Western puppet: Malala," at tribune.com, October 13, 2013

23. “First of all, my father inspired me...he is a great social activist and women's rights activist...he spoke out. And he spoke for women's rights...that hard situation, he inspired me, because he spoke. And that's what I learned from him.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Statements in PBS interview with Margaret Warner (October 11, 2013): As noted on numerous posts on a PBS blog, the transcript itself and another section of the transcript:

24. “I think....living in such a hard situation when there are terrorists and they slaughter people every night is still hard -- is still a threat. So it's a better idea to speak out for your rights and then die...we will speak out for our rights. This is what we can do, and we tried our best.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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25. “I’m feeling honored that I am being chosen as a Nobel laureate and I have been honored with this – this precious award, the Nobel Peace Prize. And I’m proud that I’m the first Pakistani and the first young woman or the first young person who is getting this award. It’s a great honor for me. And I’m also really happy that I’m sharing this award with a person – with a person from India whose name is Kailash Satyarthi and his great work for child’s right, his great work against – against child slavery.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speech (October 10, 2014): Transcript Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speech on October 10, 2014

26. “It does not matter what’s the color of your skin, what language do you speak, what religion you believe in. It is that we should all consider each other as human beings and we should respect each other and we should all fight for our rights, for the rights of children, for the rights of women and for the rights of every human being.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speech (October 10, 2014): Transcript Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speech on October 10, 2014

27. “[T]hrough my story I want to tell other children all around the world that they should stand up for their rights. They should not wait for someone else and their voices are more powerful. Their voices – it would seem that they are weak, but at the time when no one speak, your voice gets so loud that everyone has to listen to it. Everyone has to hear it. So it’s my message to children all around the world that they should stand up for their rights.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Source: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speech (October 10, 2014): Transcript Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speech on October 10, 2014

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