“Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become… habits. Watch your habits, for they become your character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny! What we think we become.” – Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.
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“For 50,000 dollars in the right hands you can test battery acid as skin lotion.” – German activist Birgit (played by Anneke Kim Sarnau) describing corruption in Kenya’s health ministry in the 2005 film, The Constant Gardener.
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“He had everything he needed – and you people, from the west, helped him stay in power until you saw sense.” – Falima, 23, at former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s palace on August 24, 2011 soon after rebels entered his compound. Her father disappeared in the early 2,000s after being caught speaking out against the regime.
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