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As a military man, I know you can never fight and win against someone who can shoot at you once and then run off and hide while you have to remain eternally on guard.

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“I’m a conservative lady… Also, I feel safer in . In fact, I insist that all my lady teachers wear the burkha in the bazaar. We don’t want to give anyone an excuse to interfere with our girls’ studies.”

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I had no idea what education was. But now I think it is like water. It is important for everything in life. – Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson

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If you really want to change a culture, to empower women, improve basic hygiene and health care, and fight high rates of infant mortality, the answer is to educate girls.

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The true measure of a nation’s success is not gross national product, but ‘gross national happiness.’ – Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson

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Let sorrowful longing dwell in your heart. Never give up, never lose hope. Allah says, ‘The broken ones are my beloved.’ Crush your heart. Be broken.

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Morning made all the difference. – Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson

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