Quotes by: Malala Yousafzai

Malala at Girl Summit, 2014
Native name ملاله یوسفزۍ
Born (1997-07-12) 12 July 1997 (age 19)
Mingora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Residence Birmingham, United Kingdom
Nationality Pakistani
Citizenship Pakistani
Education Edgbaston High School
Occupation Student, humanitarian, former blogger for BBC Urdu and Activist
Organization The Malala Fund
Known for Activist for the right to education, especially female education
Tor Pekai Yousafzai (mother) Ziauddin Yousafzai (father)
Nobel Peace Prize Sakharov Prize Simone de Beauvoir Prize Honorary Canadian citizenship National Youth Peace Prize Sitara-i-Imtiaz (others)
Website www.malala.org

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality.
Malala Yousafzai
It is true that when there's a drone attack, those - that the - the terrorists are killed, it's true. But 500 and 5,000 more people rises against it, and more terrorism occurs, and more - more bomb blasts occurs.
Malala Yousafzai
I'm not a character like Rapunzel or Cinderella; my story looks like any other.
Malala Yousafzai
When I was born, some of our relatives came to our house and told my mother, 'Don't worry, next time you will have a son.'
Malala Yousafzai
My story is the story of thousands of children from around the world. I hope it inspires others to stand up for their rights.
Malala Yousafzai
In countries other than Pakistan - I won't necessarily call them 'Western' - people support me. This is because people there respect others. They don't do this because I am a Pashtun or a Punjabi, a Pakistani, or an Iranian, they do it because of one's words and character. This is why I am being respected and supported there.
Malala Yousafzai
In Swat, there are two jobs a woman's going to do: a teacher or a doctor. If not, then become a housewife.
Malala Yousafzai
When someone tells me about Malala, the girl who was shot by the Taliban - that's my definition for her - I don't think she's me. Now I don't even feel as if I was shot. Even my life in Swat feels like a part of history or a movie I watched. Things change. God has given us a brain and a heart which tell us how to live.
Malala Yousafzai
I don't want to be remembered as the girl who was shot. I want to be remembered as the girl who stood up.
Malala Yousafzai
It's quite difficult for a parent to know that their daughter is in great danger.
Malala Yousafzai
The important thing to note is that it is not important whether Malala was shot or not - Malala is not asking for personal favors or support. She is asking for support with girls' education and women's rights. So don't support Malala, support her campaign for girls' education and women's rights.
Malala Yousafzai
At night when I used to sleep, I was thinking all the time that shall I put a knife under my pillow.
Malala Yousafzai
I know now that what countries do at summits has the power to help girls in Pakistan, Nigeria or Afghanistan.
Malala Yousafzai
It gets quite difficult for me when I listen to pop music. I don't often understand the words, but when someone translates them to me, I think, 'What is this song representing? That women are just there to be treated like objects?'
Malala Yousafzai

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