“Every kindness I received, small or big, convinced me that there could never be enough of it in the world. [Kindness] can change the lives of people.”
Aung San Suu Kyi in her speech accepting the Nobel Peace Prize on June 16, 2012
The prize had been awarded to her 21 years ago, but she has been under house arrest and was not allowed to leave her country, Myanmar. Recently she was freed, and she is now a member of Parliament in Myanmar.