"If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Kofi Annan on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Kofi Annan on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Kofi Annan on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Kofi Annan on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Kofi Annan on Mahatma Gandhi
"The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone."
"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family."
"Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development."
"More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development."
"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance."