17 Best Benazir Bhutto Quotes

In this article we will talk about some of the best quotes of Benazir Bhutto. The latter was the first woman prime minister of Pakistan. And the daughter of the Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, former PM of Pakistan and the founder of the PPP (Pakistan People’s Party).

Benazir Bhutto Quotes

1. I was born in Pakistan and I’m going to die in Pakistan. My grandfather is buried there. My father is buried there. I will never leave my country.

Benazir Bhutto on Pakistan

 

2. Pakistan is no ordinary country. And mine has been no ordinary life. My father and two brothers were killed. My mother, husband and I were all imprisoned. I have spent long years in exile. Despite the difficulties and sorrows, however, I feel blessed. I feel blessed that I could break the bastions of tradition by becoming Islam’s first elected woman Prime Minister.

Quote on Pakistan

 

3. When there was no legitimate government, there was anarchy.

Quote on Goverment

 

4. In politics nothing is permanent. People leave, people join, people reconcile.

Quote on politics

 

5. We must not get involved in these Superpower rivalries, but fight for our own national interests.

Quote on geopolitics

 

6. The state’s capability will always be greater than any group of dissidents. Armed struggle is not only impractical, but counterproductive.

Quote on the power of the state

 

7. The Pakistan People’s Party believes that the well-being of the nation is in the well-being of the people.

Quote on Pakistan People's Party

 

8. The destiny of our nation is not slums.

Benazir Bhutto quote on destiny

 

9. The policy of ‘strategic depth’ could become one of ‘strategic threat’ to Pakistan.

Benazir Bhutto quote on policy

 

10. I didn’t choose this life; it chose me.

Benazir Bhutto on life

 

11. The political battles that I fought were always for an end. The goals centred on liberty and social justice.

Quote on liberty and social justice

 

12. I am a woman. Clearly it’s not easy for women in modern society, no matter where we live. We still have to go to the extra mile to prove that we are equal to men. We have to work longer hours and make more sacrifices.

Quote on women

 

13. I believe that a democratic Pakistan can become a symbol of hope to more than one billion Muslims around the world who must choose between the forces of the past and the forces of the future.

Quote on Pakistan

 

14. The crime of the few had become the guilty of the many.

Benazir Bhutto quote

 

15. Zia ul-haq wants the country, even the world, to forget that there was ever a family named Bhutto.

Benazir Bhutto on Zia ul-haq

 

16. Extremism has been nurtured, empowered and exploited by military rulers for generations.

Benazir Bhutto on Pakistan's military

 

17. Democracy in Pakistan is not just important for Pakistanis, it is important for the entire world.

Benazir Bhutto quote on democracy

I hope you like these quotes by Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan. Thanks for reading. Jai Hind.

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Namaste reader, My name is Yash, and books for me are like a medicine, which removes my ignorance and also helps me in behaving more like a human.Though I live in the world’s largest democracy, India, but when I look around, I realized that this democratic nation of mine has turned into a kind of feudal oligarchy or kleptocracy, where people from a particular community or I would say particular surname has hijacked this democracy, and the political parties in India has turned itself into a kind of family enterprises where the family members are the only shareholders. And I want to change this, and books are a weapon which is helping me, so that I can help others and my nation.Shukriya for reading this Thought of mine.

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