"If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Aung San Suu Kyi on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Aung San Suu Kyi on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Aung San Suu Kyi on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Aung San Suu Kyi on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Aung San Suu Kyi on William Shakespeare
"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."