As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it.
The media's power is frail. Without the people's support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a light switch.
It is not I who have been consigned to the bedroom of history
Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy
One must be frank to be relevant
I guess my religious faith sustained me more than anything else. Family is also very important. If I didn't have children, it would have been too difficult. Even if you are strong, you still need people who would support you all the way
It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But then neither can political prisoners turn on the light in the cells of a dictatorship
I don't have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and just think of your people. It's always the people who make things happen
Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.
I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life