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Top 31 Kailash Satyarthi Quotes (ACTIVIST)

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“For centuries, we were taught that anger is bad. Our parents, teachers, priests, everyone taught us how to control and suppress our anger. But I ask: why can’t we convert our anger for the larger good of society?”

Kailash Satyarthi
If not now, then when? If not you, then who? If we are able to answer these fundamental questions, then perhaps we can wipe away the blot of human slavery.
If not now, then when? If not you, then who? If we are able to answer these fundamental questions, then perhaps we can wipe away the blot of human slavery.
There is no greater violence than to deny the dreams of our children.
There is no greater violence than to deny the dreams of our children.
I refuse to accept that the shackles of slavery can ever be stronger than the quest for freedom.
I refuse to accept that the shackles of slavery can ever be stronger than the quest for freedom.
India may be a land of over a 100 problems, but it is also a place for a billion solutions.
India may be a land of over a 100 problems, but it is also a place for a billion solutions.
Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful.
Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful.
The biggest challenge or biggest crisis knocking on the doors of humankind is fear and intolerance.
The biggest challenge or biggest crisis knocking on the doors of humankind is fear and intolerance.
I refuse to accept that the world is so poor, when just one week of global spending on armies is enough to bring all of our children into classrooms.
I refuse to accept that the world is so poor, when just one week of global spending on armies is enough to bring all of our children into classrooms.
A lot of work still remains but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime.
A lot of work still remains but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime.
Child labor perpetuates poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, population growth and other social problems.
Child labor perpetuates poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, population growth and other social problems.

10 Kailash Satyarthi Quotes on Child Trafficking

“I am representing here – the sound of silence. The cry of innocence. And, the face of invisibility. I represent millions of those children who are left behind, and that’s why I have kept an empty chair here as a reminder.”

Kailash Satyarthi
Every single minute matters, every single child matters, every single childhood matters.
Every single minute matters, every single child matters, every single childhood matters.
During the past few years North East India has emerged as one of the biggest destinations for child trafficking.
During the past few years North East India has emerged as one of the biggest destinations for child trafficking.
I am thankful to the Nobel committee for recognising the plight of millions of children who are suffering in this modern age.
I am thankful to the Nobel committee for recognising the plight of millions of children who are suffering in this modern age.
I have been very strongly advocating that poverty must not be used as an excuse to continue child labour. It perpetuates poverty. If children are deprived of education, they remain poor.
I have been very strongly advocating that poverty must not be used as an excuse to continue child labour. It perpetuates poverty. If children are deprived of education, they remain poor.

“Today, I see thousands of Mahatma Gandhis, Martin Luther Kings, and Nelson Mandelas marching forward and calling on us. The boys and girls have joined. I have joined in. We ask you to join, too.”

Kailash Satyarthi
I call for a march from exploitation to education, from poverty to shared prosperity, a march from slavery to liberty, and a march from violence to peace.
I call for a march from exploitation to education, from poverty to shared prosperity, a march from slavery to liberty, and a march from violence to peace.
If you keep on buying things made by child slaves in such conditions, you are equally responsible for the perpetration of slavery.
If you keep on buying things made by child slaves in such conditions, you are equally responsible for the perpetration of slavery.
If you keep on buying things made by child slaves in such conditions, you are equally responsible for the perpetration of slavery.
If you keep on buying things made by child slaves in such conditions, you are equally responsible for the perpetration of slavery.
As the anti-slavery community, we must together ensure that this attention is transferred into concrete action and results.
As the anti-slavery community, we must together ensure that this attention is transferred into concrete action and results.

5 Inspirational Kailash Satyarthi Quotes on Children

“My philosophy is that I am a friend of the children. I don’t think anyone should see them as pitiable subjects or charity. That is old people’s rhetoric. People often relate childish behaviour to stupidity or foolishness. This mindset needs to change. I want to level the playing field where I can learn from the children. Something I can learn from children is transparency. They are innocent, straightforward, and have no biases. I relate children to simplicity and I think that my friendship with children has a much deeper meaning than others.”

Kailash Satyarthi
We adults, our policies, our ways of governance, are responsible for poverty, not the children.
We adults, our policies, our ways of governance, are responsible for poverty, not the children.
Every child matters. If we fail our children, we are bound to fail our present, our future, faith, cultures, and civilisations as well.
Every child matters. If we fail our children, we are bound to fail our present, our future, faith, cultures, and civilisations as well.
For me, peace is a fundamental human right of every child; it is inevitable and divine.
For me, peace is a fundamental human right of every child; it is inevitable and divine.

“We talk of globalization, and how much money is needed for the education of children in the world, their liberation and rehabilitation just $9 billion which is four days of military expense. Just four days. Nine billion dollars is nothing. But what Americans spent on ice cream just 20 percent of this. One fifth of what you spend on ice creams could bring the children out of the clutches of their masters and put them to school.”

Kailash Satyarthi

6 Motivational Kailash Satyarthi Quotes About Life

I am really honoured but if the prize had gone to Mahatma Gandhi before me I would have been more honoured.
I am really honoured but if the prize had gone to Mahatma Gandhi before me I would have been more honoured.
Let us democratise knowledge. Let us universalise justice. Together, let us globalise compassion!
Let us democratise knowledge. Let us universalise justice. Together, let us globalise compassion!
I think of it all as a test. This is a moral examination that one has to pass… to stand up against such social evils.
I think of it all as a test. This is a moral examination that one has to pass… to stand up against such social evils.
Today, in every wave of every ocean, I see our children playing and dancing. Today, in every plant, tree, and mountain, I see our children growing in freedom.
Today, in every wave of every ocean, I see our children playing and dancing. Today, in every plant, tree, and mountain, I see our children growing in freedom.
Learning from the experiences of our ancestors, let us together create knowledge for all that benefits all.
Learning from the experiences of our ancestors, let us together create knowledge for all that benefits all.
Equity is compromised due to the privatisation of education. Education has become a commodity. Those who can afford to buy it, buy it, and those who can sell it make money out of it.
Equity is compromised due to the privatisation of education. Education has become a commodity. Those who can afford to buy it, buy it, and those who can sell it make money out of it.

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