"So much research has been done showing that the woman is the most vulnerable but also the biggest strength leading to economic progress."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Sri Mulyani Indrawati on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Sri Mulyani Indrawati on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Sri Mulyani Indrawati on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Sri Mulyani Indrawati on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Sri Mulyani Indrawati on Ernest Hemingway
"The confidence is really driven by the woman - whether she can have the confidence that there will be enough earning or income to finance all the domestic spending - but also by the middle-income class, which for many Asian countries has become the growth power for the economy."