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Abdoulaye Wade Quotes

"A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy."

"Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point."

"Education for all seems to be the product of a type of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual."

"If we are utopists, leave us with our utopias so long as they induce action, so long as they are motivating."

"The teacher that I was for decades, and that I still am in a certain way, wondered what was meant by the word education. I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing with such an essential and extensive subject."

"We therefore must keep the faith, despite the defeat of policies, because men pass with their policies whilst generations follow each other."

"We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity."

"We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live."

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