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A collection of Abdoulaye Wade's notable quotes and sayings on Africa, development, poverty, teacher, Senegal, education, battle, century, wish, etc.

8 Notable Quotes By Abdoulaye Wade

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29 May 1926 AD

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Abdoulaye Wade is a Senegalese politician who served as the President of Senegal from 2000 until 2012. He has led the Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS) since its inception in 1974. Starting 1978, he ran for the post of President four times, finally winning in 2000. Thereafter, he was again elected as President in 2007 with a majority, but lost the 2012 election for a third term. We have curated some of his most famous quotes from his speeches, lectures, writings, etc. Here is a collection of Abdoulaye Wade's notable quotes and sayings on Africa, development, poverty, teacher, Senegal, education, battle, century, wish, etc.

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

- Abdoulaye Wade

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

- Abdoulaye Wade

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

- Abdoulaye Wade

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

- Abdoulaye Wade

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

- Abdoulaye Wade

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.

- Abdoulaye Wade

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.

- Abdoulaye Wade

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.

- Abdoulaye Wade