"In general people feel more relaxed about participating in politics. They aren't frightened as they used to be."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Aung San Suu Kyi on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Aung San Suu Kyi on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Aung San Suu Kyi on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Aung San Suu Kyi on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Aung San Suu Kyi on Joseph Stalin
"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."