Rest in peace, Kofi Annan: Quotes to live your best life
On making the right choices:
"To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there."
On being there for your community:
"I am often asked what can people do to become a good global citizen. I reply that it begins in your own community."
On sustaining the Earth's future:
"The world is not ours to keep. We hold it in trust for future generations."
On women's rights:
"There is no development strategy more beneficial to society as a whole — women and men alike — than the one which involves women as central players."
On being educated:
"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family."
On diversity and inclusivity:
"Tolerance, inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where peoples are becoming more and more closely interconnected."