Friday, March 5, 2010

Celebrating Women's History: Aung San Suu Kyi

June 19, 1945
Ragoon, Burma now Yangon Myamar

General Secretary of the National League for Democracy

Concepts such as truth, justice, and compassion cannot be dismissed as trite when these are often the only bulwarks which stand against ruthless power.
~ Aung San Suu Kyi

Books by Aung San Suu Kyi

Nobel Peace Prize

3 comments:

Tea said...

Wonderful quote! Thank you.

Jessie Carty said...

terrific quote. i wish the word compassion was truly defined to more people!

Olugbemisola (Mrs. Pilkington) said...

love this quote -- thanks