Amartya Sen Quotes

Amartya Sen Quotes: Human life depends not only on income but also on social opportunities, [for example] what the state does for educating.
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Amartya Sen Quote: Human life consists of doing certain things ... to take part in the life of the community; to be able to talk about subjects that interest me and there freedom of speech comes into it.
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Quotes about Amartya Sen: There are few subjects that match the social significance of women's education in the contemporary world.
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Quote about Amartya Sen: When I was giving a lecture in India, the capabilities that I have to be concerned with there, namely the ability of people to go to a school, to be literate, to be able to have a basic health care everywhere, to be able to seek some kind of medical response to one's ailment; these become central issues in the Indian context which they're not in the UK, because you're well beyond that.
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Amartya Sen Sayings: People's identities as Indians, as Asians, or as members of the human race, seemed to give way - quite suddenly - to sectarian identification with Hindu, Muslim, or Sikh communities.
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Amartya Sen Saying: Democracy is a universal value
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Sayings about Amartya Sen: Any classification according to a singular identity polarizes people in a particular way, but if we take note of the fact that we have many different identities - related not just to religion but also to language, occupation and business, politics, class and poverty, and many others - we can see that the polarization of one can be resisted by a fuller picture. So knowledge and understanding are extremely important to fight against singular polarization.
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