Economic inequality is a corrosive force that undermines economic growth, puts a brake on the fight against poverty, and sparks social unrest.
There is absolutely no room for discrimination against anyone in our country or anywhere in world.
The desert loves me. I love the desert. It's nice to be in the heat in Africa. I love it.
The way those clubs shift against Ted Williams, I can't understand how he can be so stupid not to accept the challenge to him and hit to left field.
Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises.
When a woman has her first child in places like Africa, they're really young. They can be 12, 13,14, so their frames are really small, and they're usually malnourished.
The odds were against us, but we deserve to be where we are.
That has been my entire life story, running against the current and running with the current. Sometimes running with the current is underestimated.
Miriam Were has made outstanding contributions to public health in the developing world. She brings basic medical services to women and children in East Africa.
You have to fight against being an antique.
My address is like my shoes. It travels with me. I abide where there is a fight against wrong.
There's a saying in Africa: 'To find out you are pregnant is to have one foot in the grave.'
But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.
To argue against the global economy is like stating opposition to the weather - it continues whether you like it or not.
In Africa, you know, if you're poor, at least you can go to the forest and share some mangoes with the gorillas and monkey.
All women and girls have the fundamental right to live free of violence. This right is enshrined in international human rights and humanitarian law. And it lies at the heart of my UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign.
Before the rise of the nation-state, between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries, the world was mostly tribal. Tribes were united by language, religion, blood, and belief. They feared other tribes and often warred against them.
A solitary child growing up in Africa, you're really quite dependent on books.
I have absolutely no regret about my vote against this war. The same questions remain. The cost in human lives, the cost to our budget, probably 100 billion. We could have probably brought down that statue for a lot less.
Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what they see; it is above, not against them.