Quotable

mychemicalbooks:

shebehaveslikeshesonfire:

artieshipswhouffle:

kenziedig:

rockandfloyd:

blessedarethewarriors:

demonhamster:

she is SIXTEEN

she also got shot in the HEAD and LIVED

She is amazing person because she was almost killed and still continues to speak out and believe in herself and that what shes doing is right.

i love Malala so much. 

she should be made into a saint

I second that

Also look at his face he’s so awed by her flawless reasoning you go gurl!

(Source: stupidfuckingquestions, via livingthroughbooks)

ppaction:

Congratulations to the remarkable Malala Yousafzai — fearless activist, inspiring leader, and the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. 

ppaction:

Congratulations to the remarkable Malala Yousafzai — fearless activist, inspiring leader, and the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

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“Detachment is not that you should own nothing, but that nothing should own you.”
— Ali ibn abi Talib (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

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“Be a little kinder than you have to.”
— E. Lockhart. We Were Liars. (via wild-abyss)

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“In Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru, an estimated 65,000 children under the age of 17 work as gold miners.”

Nadja Drost, Mellissa Fung, Dimiter Kenarov, Jacob Kushner, Larry C. Price, Jane Regan, Stephan Sapienza, Damon Tabor, Narayan Mahon, and Nadia Shira Cohen

Tarnished:  The True Cost of Gold

“Worldwide, an estimated 10 to 15 million people work in small-scale gold mines. Of these, 3 million are women and children.”

Nadja Drost, Mellissa Fung, Dimiter Kenarov, Jacob Kushner, Larry C. Price, Jane Regan, Stephan Sapienza, Damon Tabor, Narayan Mahon, and Nadia Shira Cohen

Tarnished:  The True Cost of Gold

“Child labor is against the law in the Philippines, but the law is rarely enforced, especially when mining is seen as a family affair. When the price of gold rises, the impetus for parents to put their children to work increases also.”

Nadja Drost, Mellissa Fung, Dimiter Kenarov, Jacob Kushner, Larry C. Price, Jane Regan, Stephan Sapienza, Damon Tabor, Narayan Mahon, and Nadia Shira Cohen

Tarnished:  The True Cost of Gold

“Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.”
— Oscar Wilde
“From melting glaciers and permafrost and intensified weather events, to increasing desertification and degraded grasslands, the “roof of the world” is changing fast.”
Sean Gallagher, Meltdown:  China’s Environment Crisis
“An estimated forty cities in China have been abandoned due to desertification in China over the last 2,000 years.”
Sean Gallagher, Meltdown:  China’s Environment Crisis