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#1. Leadership is standing with your people. People say you have to live to fight another day, but sometimes you have to show you are a true leader. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#2. You can't cure trauma when violence is ongoing, so the primary effort must be working for peace. You can't negotiate a lasting peace without bringing women into the effort, but women can't become peacemakers without releasing the pain that keeps them from feeling their own strength. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#3. Kindness went out to play all on a summer's day. With her about many smiles came out and joined in sweet array. - Author: Sara Loo
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#4. There is something in this world that every individual can do. God has created all of us with something unique to contribute. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#5. When the guilty verdict was handed down, I walked outside and saw a rainbow encircling the sun. Everyone in Monrovia could see it. It was a hot day, 80 or 90 degrees. I don't remember seeing any raindrops fall. I thought, this is a sign. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#6. I always tell people, anger is like liquid. It's fluid, it's like water. You put it in a container and it takes the shape of that container. So many people you see in prison, unleashing war on their people, they are angry, and they take their anger and put it into a violent container. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#7. If you are serving justice to one person, those who have been affected should also be served some form of justice. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#8. We must continue to unite in sisterhood to turn our tears into triumph. There is no time to rest until our world achieves wholeness and balance, where all men and women are considered equal and free. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#9. A man who is really earnest must begin with himself, he must be passively aware of all his thoughts, feelings and actions. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#10. Regardless of whom you pray to, during war our experiences as a community and as mothers are the same. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#11. I don't really read any comics, but when I got casted on the show, I starting reading 'The Walking Dead' comics. I felt like I needed a better idea of the character. - Author: Chandler Riggs
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#12. If any changes were to be made in society it had to be by the mothers. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#13. Light came into the darkness, but the darkness didn't understand it," Susan said. "Look to the light. Only the light can save you from yourself. - Author: Ted Dekker
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#14. Don't wait for a Gandhi, don't wait for a King, don't wait for a Mandela. You are your own Mandela, you are your own Gandhi, you are your own King. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#15. I'm a serious optimist. I come from a country where you have little to be hopeful for, and so you have to always be an optimist. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#16. We have lived through fear all our lives, and when you have gone through a whole lot of fear, sometimes all you can do is resist the fear, and resistance comes in the form of courage. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#17. That perhaps being amidst the undesecrated beauty of the wilderness meant I too could be undesecrated, regardless of what I'd lost or what had been taken from me, regardless of the regrettable things I'd done to others or myself or the regrettable things that had been done to me. - Author: Cheryl Strayed
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#18. I'm now on a journey to fulfill the wish, in my tiny capacity, of little African girls. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#19. It's time for women to stop being politely angry. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#20. We go into rural communities, and all we do - like has been done in this room [at TED] - is create the space. When these girls sit ... you unlock great leaders. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#21. All water is holy water. - Author: Rajiv Joseph
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#22. Activism is something that no one can fake. You get angry. You cry. But you never throw in your towel, because that anger is what is propelling you to further action. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#23. Don't stop, echoes the older Liberian lady's voice. Don't ever stop.
My answer to her: I never will. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#24. Sentences can save us. Who could ask for anything more? - Author: Stanley Fish
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#25. I plan to eliminate regulations that hinder domestic companies, particularly large conglomerates from investing in other companies. - Author: Lee Myung-bak
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#26. You cannot say you've achieved equality until EVERYONE is equal and has equal opportunities! - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#27. There's nothing that makes me laugh more than being in the situation where you're not supposed to laugh. Funerals. People crying. Breaking down. Telling you their life. I'm the worst. I'm the worst at that. - Author: Tom Waits
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#28. 'I wish for a better life. I wish for food for my children. I wish that sexual abuse and exploitation in schools would stop.' This is the dream of the African girl. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#29. The one thing I have never been afraid of is standing before important people and speaking my mind. I represent women who may never have the opportunity to go to the UN or meet with a president. I'm never afraid to speak truth to power. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#30. Never let your work drive you. Master it and keep it in complete control. - Author: Booker T. Washington
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#31. Christmas is Christ-love. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#32. You can tell people of the need to struggle, but when the powerless start to see that they really can make a difference, nothing can quench the fire. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#33. When you move so quickly from innocence to a world of fear, pain and loss, it's as if the flesh of your heart and mind gets cut away, piece by piece, like slices taken off a ham. Finally, there is nothing left but bone. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#34. I have come to one conclusion: All that I am, all that I aspire to be, all that I was before, is by the grace of God. There are so many women in Africa, and outside Africa, who are more intelligent than I am. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#35. I don't feel like I've done anything extraordinary but take my little light and shine it in darkness. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#36. Women are the ones that bear the greatest burden. We are also the ones who nurture societies. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#37. When women gather, great things will happen. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#38. I see myself..in those pages as she goes back and forth, enjoying simply enjoying the beauties of the moments then chastising herself for having 'no edge' being simple and worse, harmless. - Author: Michael Cunningham
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#39. The world is upside down, it's going to take a lot of hands to turn it right side up. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#40. At 17, the first time I saw a dead body, I froze. By 31 it was a natural occurrence for me, and no group of people should live like that. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#41. I have to remember that winning an Oscar is an almost unbelievable goal and that it is an honour just to be nominated. - Author: Daniel Barber
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#42. I have said that she had no face; but that meant she had a thousand faces - Author: C.S. Lewis
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