Aung San Suu Kyi Quote

In a revolutionary movement there is always the danger that political exigencies might obscure, or even nullify, essential spiritual aims. A firm insistence on the inviolability and primacy of such aims is not mere idealism but a necessary safeguard against an Animal Farm syndrome where the new order after its first flush of enthusiastic reforms takes on the murky colours of the very system it has replaced.


In Quest of Democracy (1991)

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In a revolutionary movement there is always the danger that political exigencies might obscure, or even nullify, essential spiritual aims. A firm...

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In a revolutionary movement there is always the danger that political exigencies might obscure, or even nullify, essential spiritual aims. A firm...

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In a revolutionary movement there is always the danger that political exigencies might obscure, or even nullify, essential spiritual aims. A firm...

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In a revolutionary movement there is always the danger that political exigencies might obscure, or even nullify, essential spiritual aims. A firm...