"It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Aung San Suu Kyi on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Aung San Suu Kyi on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Aung San Suu Kyi on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Aung San Suu Kyi on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Aung San Suu Kyi on Booker T. Washington
"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."