Aung San Suu Kyi
"We achieve everything by our efforts alone. Our fate is not decided by an almighty God. We decide our own fate by our actions. You have to gain mastery over yourself. It is not a matter of sitting back and accepting." (Daw Aung San Suu Kyi)
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