Development

"If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development."
 

Kofi ANNAN
Ghanese diplomat, Secretary-General of the UN (1938-)

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
 

Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) GANDHI
Indian political and spiritual leader (1869-1948)

"Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress."
 

Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) GANDHI
Indian political and spiritual leader (1869-1948)

"Free societies...are societies in motion, and with motion comes tension, dissent, friction. Free people strike sparks, and those sparks are the best evidence of freedom's existence."
 

Salman RUSHDIE
Indian-born British novelist (1947-)

"All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorships."
 

George Bernard SHAW
Irish playwright and critic (1856-1950)

Last update: 26 January 2007


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