Malala Yousafzai, who is the youngest receiver of Nobel Peace Prize returned to Pakistan after six years. Malala is a resident of Mingora in Swat district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. At the young age of 11, she started her campaign against the Taliban through her own diary named Gul Kai.
Malala continued the campaign to inspire the girls for education despite the orders of Talibans. In October 2012, Malala was attacked by terrorists while returning from school. She was shot in the head. Then she was taken to Peshawar and then London for treatment.
Nobel Peace Prize 2014
Malala was honored all over the world for her bravery. In 2014, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with Kailash Satyarthi of India.
12 July 2013 was observed as Malala Day across the World and by UN. The day is being observed by the United Nations to highlight her fight of education.
10 Inspiring Quotes From Nobel-Winner Malala Yousafzai
1) Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
2) When the world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.
3) It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are.
4) The Taliban could take our pens and books, but they couldn’t stop our minds from thinking.
5) We were scared, but our fear was not as strong as our courage.
6) If one man can destroy everything, why can’t one girl change it?
7) Once I had asked God for one or two extra inches in height, but instead he made me as tall as the sky, so high that I could not measure myself.
8) With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism.
9) I raise my voice not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard.
10) There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a third power stronger than both, that of women.