"Every government must consider the security of the country. That is just part of the responsibilities of any government. But true security can only come out of unity within a country where there are so many ethnic nationalities."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Aung San Suu Kyi on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Aung San Suu Kyi on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Aung San Suu Kyi on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Aung San Suu Kyi on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Aung San Suu Kyi on Thomas Paine
"Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world in this day and age."
"At this age, I should be leading a quiet life."
"Maybe it is something to do with age, but I have become fonder of poetry than of prose."
"I think sometimes if you are alone, you are freer because your time is your own."
"One person alone can't do anything as important as bringing genuine democracy to a country."