Top 20 Inspiring Malala Yousafzai Quotes: Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate. He was born on 12 July 1997 in Mingora, Swat, Pakistan to Toor Pekai Yousafzai and Ziauddin Yousafzai.
She is better known for human rights advocacy, especially the education of women in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan where local Taliban banned girls from attending school.
Her role models are Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Benazir Bhutto and other but she was particularly inspired by her father’s thoughts and humanitarian work. According to former Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, she has become “the most prominent citizen” of the country.
Malala has named a number of awards such as International Children’s Peace Prize, National Youth Peace Prize, Pakistan’s third-highest civilian bravery award, Simone de Beauvoir Prize, Princess Zebunisa of Swat and other. In 2014, she has awarded by 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
Here Are Top 20 Inspiring Malala Yousafzai Quotes
“Let us pick up our books and our pens, they are the most powerful weapons.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“When someone takes away your pens you realize quite how important education is.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“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.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“There are fifty-seven million children who are not in primary school, thirty-two million of them girls.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“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.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“The Taliban could take our pens and books, but they couldn’t stop our minds from thinking.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“Education is neither eastern nor western. Education is education and it’s the right of every human being.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“Extremists have shown what frightens them most: a girl with a book.” _ Malala Yousafzai
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“I don’t want to be thought of as the ‘girl who was shot by the Taliban’ but the ‘girl who fought for education.’ This is the cause to which I want to devote my life.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men. 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.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“In Pakistan when women say they want independence, people think this means we don’t want to obey our fathers, brothers or husbands. But it does not mean that. It means we want to make decisions for ourselves. We want to be free to go to school or to go to work. Nowhere is it written in the Quran that a woman should be dependent on a man. The word has not come down from the heavens to tell us that every woman should listen to a man.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“If one man can destroy everything, why can’t one girl change it?” _ Malala Yousafzai
“I tell my story, not because it is unique, but because it is not. It is the story of many girls.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“If people were silent nothing would change.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“We were scared, but our fear was not as strong as our courage.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“They thought that the bullets would silence us, but they failed. And out of that silence came thousands of voices. The terrorists thought they would change my aims and stop my ambitions. But nothing changed in my life except this: weakness, fear and hopelessness died. Strength, power and courage was born.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“Don’t be afraid—if you are afraid you can’t move forward.” _ Malala Yousafzai
“You may belong to any religion or caste or creed—that has nothing to do with the business of the state.” _ Malala Yousafzai