406 – “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.”

“I raise up my voice not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be

–Malala Yousafzai [See Source Notes for reason there are two quotes]

Quote Number:  995

Source: Yousafzai, Malala. “UN Speech.” Speech. United Nations Headquarters, New York City, New York. July 12, 2013. Title quote online here. Other quote online here.

Source Notes: So the title quote appears to be what Malala actually said, while the other quote appears in a PDF document on a UN website.


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