Genocide In Rwanda Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 32 Quotes About Genocide In Rwanda

#1. Rwanda can be a paradise again, but it will take the love of the entire world to heal my homeland. And that's as it should be, for what happened in Rwanda happened to us all - humanity was wounded by the genocide. - Author: Immaculee Ilibagiza
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#2. It always amazes me how people in Europe and the United States can be so indifferent to the speeches of their chancellor or president, for these worlds from the top can be a wind sock for what might happen next. - Author: Paul Rusesabagina
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#3. Rwanda has emerged from the devastation of genocide and become more secure and prosperous than anyone had a right to expect. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#4. It always bothers me when I hear Rwanda's genocide described as a product of "ancient tribal hatreds." I think this is an easy way for Westerners to dismiss the whole thing as a regrettable but pointless bloodbath that happens to primitive brown people. - Author: Paul Rusesabagina
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#5. The earth is one tiny part of a vast energy net work. - Author: Scott Cunningham
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#6. Ach bloodletting hastens the next, and as the value of human life is degraded and violence becomes tolerated, the unimaginable becomes more conceivable. - Author: Bill Clinton
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#7. One is reminded of Primo Levi's observation about the Holocaust: 'Things whose existence is not morally comprehensible cannot exist. - Author: Michael Barnett
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#8. I think the only value of 'Hotel Rwanda' is the fact that it keeps the Rwandan genocide alive, but as far as content, it's Hollywood. - Author: Romeo Dallaire
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#9. In all my travels, I've never seen a country's population more determined to forgive, and to build and succeed than in Rwanda. - Author: Rick Warren
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#10. The great hope of the Christian is not heaven, which is often conceived of as a disembodied existence in the spiritual realm. The great hope of the Christian is the resurrection. - Author: Joe Thorn
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#11. The Christian god is a being of terrific character - cruel, vindictive, capricious and unjust. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#12. In Rwanda that genocide happened because the international community and the Security Council refused to give, again, another 5000 troops which would have cost, I don't know, maybe fifty, a hundred, million dollars. - Author: Lakhdar Brahimi
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#13. The horse, it must be said, was quite surprised. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#14. The story of U.S. policy during the genocide in Rwanda is not a story of willful complicity with evil. U.S. officials did not sit around and conspire to allow genocide to happen. - Author: Samantha Power
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#15. My dad was a journalist. He was in Rwanda right after the genocide. In Berlin when the wall came down. He was always disappearing and coming back with amazing stories. So telling stories for a living made sense to me. - Author: Patrick J. Adams
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#16. (On the beginning of the mid-1990s' genocidal war in Rwanda
Within six weeks, an estimated 800,000 Tutsi, representing about three-quarters of the Tutsi then remaining in Rwanda, or 11% of Rwanda's total population, had been killed. - Author: Jared Diamond
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#17. Hutu extremists were able to incite genocide in Rwanda in part because years of propaganda had influenced Hutus to view Tutsis as less than human and so dangerous that they must be eliminated from the country. - Author: Rachel Hilary Brown
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#18. They say blood is thicker than water, but that doesn't mean shit. Everyone needs water to live. - Author: Vi Keeland
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#19. What I learned in Rwanda was that God is not absent when great evil is unleashed. Whether that evil is man-made or helped along by darker forces, God is right there, saving those who respond to His urgings and trying to heal the rest. - Author: James Riordan
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#20. My sister made certain choices about the life she wanted. Those choices include a steady job, a husband and children. But balance and stability come at a cost. It is harder for her to be spontaneous. It is harder to just up and leave. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#21. The perpetrators of genocides are usually men of the herd, men who follow orders without questioning them. Rwanda was no exception. - Author: John Rucyahana
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#22. It is a great tool of dictators and tyrants, who want to get masses of people to do what they want, to make sure there are no libraries...The fact that there was no public library in Rwanda is one reason why genocide was possible. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#23. As far as the political, military, and economic interests of the world's powers go, (Rwanda) might as well be Mars. In fact, Mars is probably of greater strategic concern. But Rwanda, unlike Mars, is populated by human beings, and when Rwanda had a genocide, the world's powers left Rwanda to it. - Author: Philip Gourevitch
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#24. The genocide [in Rwanda] was not a spontaneous eruption of tribal hatred, it was planned by people wanting to keep power. There was a long government-led hat campaign against the Tutsis. - Author: Jonathan Glover
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#25. As for the sanctimony of people who seem blind to the fact that mass murder is still an annual event, look at Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur, Tibet, Burma and elsewhere-the truer shout is not "Never again" but "Again and again. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#26. Acumen Fund is my prayer in response to genocide and what happened in Rwanda. - Author: Jacqueline Novogratz
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#27. In Europe, his contacts apologized and said there was nothing they could do. They would keep trying, but no one was listening. Rwanda had no oil or strategic interest, no diamonds or gold. - Author: Naomi Benaron
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#28. The genocide (in Rwanda) was a collective act. What made it possible, what made that final political crime possible, was the absence, the erasure, of seeing the other. Of knowing, of feeling, of being with the other. And when that's removed, then politics
can become genocidal. - Author: James Orbinski
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#29. Changing is the rule of world, if u want to climb to the summit with world then u should ready to change every moment with world - Author: Arya Vidhan
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#30. Genocide, after all, is an exercise in community building. - Author: Philip Gourevitch
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#31. Rwanda had presented the world with the most unambiguous case of genocide since Hitler's war against the Jews, and the world sent blankets, beans, and bandages to camps controlled by the killers, apparently hoping that everybody would behave nicely in the future. - Author: Philip Gourevitch
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#32. We are preaching hope, standing on the bones of the past. - Author: John Rucyahana
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