Abdoulaye Wade Quotes

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Abdoulaye Wade
3rd President of Senegal
In office
1 April 2000 â€“ 2 April 2012
Prime Minister Moustapha Niasse
Mame Madior Boye
Idrissa Seck
Macky Sall
Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré
Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye
Preceded by Abdou Diouf
Succeeded by Macky Sall
Personal details
Born (1926-05-29) 29 May 1926 (age 90)
Kébémer, French Sudan
(now Senegal)
Political party Senegalese Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Viviane Wade[1]
Children Karim
Religion Sunni Islam

A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
Abdoulaye Wade
We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
Abdoulaye Wade
Education for all seems to be the product of a type of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual.
Abdoulaye Wade
Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
Abdoulaye Wade
The teacher that I was for decades, and that I still am in a certain way, wondered what was meant by the word education. I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing with such an essential and extensive subject.
Abdoulaye Wade
We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live.
Abdoulaye Wade