15 Total Quotes

Abdoulaye Wade Quotes

We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
Abdoulaye Wade
#Quotes #Humanity

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
#Quotes #Age And Aging

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
#Quotes #Education

We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live.
Abdoulaye Wade
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If we are utopists, leave us with our utopias so long as they induce action, so long as they are motivating.
Abdoulaye Wade
#Action

States have no friends, they only have interests.
Abdoulaye Wade
#Friends Or Friendship

As a disciplined African head of state, I will follow the decisions of the Economic Community of West African States and the African Union on how to resolve the Ivorian conflict,
Abdoulaye Wade
#Community

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
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We therefore must keep the faith, despite the defeat of policies, because men pass with their policies whilst generations follow each other.
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#Quotes #Defeat

Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
Abdoulaye Wade
#Quotes #Democracy