Shirin Ebadi Quotes

Shirin Ebadi Quotes: The people of Iran have been battling against consecutive conflicts between tradition and modernity for over 100 years ... [some have tried] to see the world through the eyes of their predecessors and to deal with the problems and difficulties of the existing world by virtue of the values of the ancients... [others] seek to go forth in step with world developments and not lag behind the caravan of civilization, development and progress.
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Shirin Ebadi Quote: Europe clearly is the only place where people can speak up critically, and this is a unique cultural value.
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Quotes about Shirin Ebadi: Those who don't understand any language other than the language of force and violence don't respect human dignity. They seek violence because they will be irrelevant without it. We should not go their way.
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Quote about Shirin Ebadi: We shouldn't just consider the desire of government to do what it wants to do. We should always consider the resistance of people. The culture of Iranian people doesn't let the government drag people into deep trouble or backlash. Maybe government wants it, but the culture doesn't let it go on.
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Shirin Ebadi Sayings: I hope the example of Saddam Hussein will give a lesson to leaders of other countries where human rights are not respected.
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Shirin Ebadi Saying: I want to take my American friends back to the end of World War II, when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was formulated. A group of thinkers met to come up with ways and means to prevent yet another war. Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt played a crucial role in assembling this group of people. And that is why the name of the United States is synonymous with the cause of human rights around the world.
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Sayings about Shirin Ebadi: It's not just about hope and ideas. It's about action.
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Saying about Shirin Ebadi: I have said many times that I wish there was no oil in the Middle East, and more water. People would have been much happier than they are.
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