Queen Rania of Jordan

Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone's rights. It's where we're reminded that we're all human and all equal. It's where people can find and fight for a cause, global or local, popular or specialized, even when there are hundreds of miles between them.Queen Rania of Jordan

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I think change needs to be egoless. It's not about my leaving my fingerprints or a legacy. It's more important to be part of a process by rolling up your sleeves, being on the ground, initiating projects, starting campaigns - you know, building stuff.Queen Rania of Jordan

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If one girl with courage is a revolution, imagine what feats we can achieve together.Queen Rania of Jordan

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At the end of the day, the position is just a position, a title is just a title, and those things come and go. It's really your essence and your values that are important.Queen Rania of Jordan

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Being popular comes when you have everything. But to be liked, it means that you must be treating people with respect and you must be showing kindness toward them.Queen Rania of Jordan

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We always say Jordan is not rich in natural resources - we don't have oil or gas like some of our neighbors do - but I think in terms of human resources, we are quite lucky and we are really trying to foster an environment of innovation and technology. I think Jordan will emerge as a center of innovation in the Middle East.Queen Rania of Jordan

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A woman caring for her children; a woman striving to excel in the private sector; a woman partnering with her neighbors to make their street safer; a woman running for office to improve her country - they all have something to offer, and the more our societies empower women, the more we receive in return.Queen Rania of Jordan

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Role models can inspire. Campaigns can motivate. But if we want all girls everywhere to rise up, then we must find them, befriend them and support them.Queen Rania of Jordan

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For many, the hijab represents modesty, piety and devotion to God, and I truly respect that. But the hijab should not be used as a means of applying social pressure on people.Queen Rania of Jordan

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Of course democracy is good, but it is a process, not a prescription.Queen Rania of Jordan

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I feel that we don't have the luxury of asking whether or not the Palestinians and Israelis can achieve peace. I think we have to just ask the question of when and how.Queen Rania of Jordan

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When you deprive people of their right to live in dignity, to hope for a better future, to have control over their lives, when you deprive them of that choice, then you expect them to fight for these rights.Queen Rania of Jordan

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In education, technology can be a life-changer, a game changer, for kids who are both in school and out of school. Technology can bring textbooks to life. The Internet can connect students to their peers in other parts of the world. It can bridge the quality gaps.Queen Rania of Jordan

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Holy scripture does not hold women back. It's the people that decide to interpret it in such a way for their own, sometimes political, agendas.Queen Rania of Jordan

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We shouldn't judge people through the prism of our own stereotypes.Queen Rania of Jordan

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We need another revolution in the Arab world. We need an education revolution. If there's one thing we need to focus on, it's redesigning our educational systems.Queen Rania of Jordan

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People sometimes think of 'queen' as a title that's shrouded with protocol and formality, and for that reason sometimes people are not easily saying what they want to say. They're reluctant to express their opinions, and I kind of find that frustrating because I want to know what people really, really think.Queen Rania of Jordan

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We're programmed to believe that time is the enemy, that it takes away from us or that it diminishes us. I have found that it's done the opposite to me. Life is in perfect balance. It's just that our perception of it isn't.Queen Rania of Jordan

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Children who have an education grow up to lead healthier lives - earn higher income, take better care of their families, contribute to their economies.Queen Rania of Jordan

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I'm amazed by the misconceptions about Muslim women and the Arab world that I hear, and that really does hurt me.Queen Rania of Jordan

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When girls are educated, you get effects that cascade throughout society.Queen Rania of Jordan

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My role models are people who can do things; I say to myself, 'I wish I could do that.'Queen Rania of Jordan

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Twitter's a great way to tell people across the world what I care about and, hopefully, motivate them to join me in furthering my causes.Queen Rania of Jordan

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To achieve a lasting peace in the Middle East takes guts, not guns.Queen Rania of Jordan

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Tweeting is a very personal form of expression. Who else could talk about my son refusing to wear a suit to meet the Pope, my husband flying a helicopter, or take a twitpic from our home?Queen Rania of Jordan

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Well, my husband is supportive of my work, like advocating for dialogue between cultures on YouTube.Queen Rania of Jordan

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Eighty percent of my life is normal like any other mother. I worry about my children, if they're doing all right. I worry that my husband is doing well.Queen Rania of Jordan

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The average Jordanian has much in common with the average American in terms of the values that we share, the fact that we all value the family unit, our work ethic.Queen Rania of Jordan

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I found that being online has opened a window for me to look into other people's lives... The greatest fear that I have is losing touch.Queen Rania of Jordan

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As a child I sometimes used to travel to the West Bank to visit my family, so I know what the checkpoints felt like. I knew what it was like to live under occupation.Queen Rania of Jordan

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