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Partnership QUOTES

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* “I believe there should be a part of society that conscientiously works as a ‘critical partner’ of the government.”
-- Dewi Rana Amir

* In an age where community involvement and partnerships with civil society are increasingly being recognized as indispensable, there is clearly a growing potential for cooperative development and renewal worldwide.
-- Kofi Annan

"Let us work in partnerships between rich and poor to improve the opportunities of all human beings to build better lives."
-- Kofi Annan

"Friendship is essentially a partnership."
-- Aristotle

“Despite the threat of global terror hanging over all of us, there is only one path: to pursue the Millennium Development Goals with fresh resolve –confronting violence, bigotry and hatred with the same determination that we attack the causes from which they spring – conflict, ignorance, poverty and disease. The world we seek, where every child can grow to adulthood in health, peace and dignity – in short, aworld fit for children – has remained a dream for more years than we can count. But we at UNICEF are convinced that working together with committed partners, and with an appropriate plan of action and a commitment to resources, we can make that dream a reality for each and every child on earth.”
-- Carol Bellamy

But the Western countries that link their partnership with the poorest countries with respect for democracy
also have to consider that they have obligations towards these countries.
-- Omar Bongo

"Volunteers are not servants. Volunteers are partners working together for improving America's future."
-- Mayor Richard Daly

* "...gender relationships, which are tough for people to deal with, are key to whether a society orients to domination or partnership in all its relations."
-- Riane Eisler

* Dialogue is a non-confrontational communication, where both partners are willing to learn from the other and therefore leads much farther into finding new grounds together
-- Scilla Elworthy

* All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
-- Benjamin Franklin

Poverty is a scourge that must be overcome, and this can only be accomplished through concerted international efforts involving effective partnerships between developed and developing countries and between government, the private sector and civil society.
-- Dr. HAN Seung-soo, Former President of the UN General Assembly

* The nations must be organized internationally and induced to enter into partnership, subordinating in some measure national sovereignty to worldwide institutions and obligations
-- Arthur Henderson

All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love.
Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel.
Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership.
-- Ann Landers

"If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
-- Nelson Mandela

“The more we increase the active participation and partnership with young people,
the better we serve them.
… And the more comprehensively we work with them as service partners,
the more we increase our public value to the entire community.”
-- Carmen Martinez

* "There can be no global security without respect for children. We have to be more than just observers of children's suffering, we have to be partners with them in their struggles."
-- Landon Pearson

Even if we act immediately, the world is doomed to lose many of its animal and plant species and this inturn will reduce the ability of ecosystems to deliver vital services to human populations. The Red List gives all of us a practical tool for raising awareness of the biodiversity crisis and for forging new partnerships within the international community.
-- Achim Steiner, IUCN Director General

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity.
The order varies for any given year.
-- Paul Sweeney

"I've seen miracles in post-war situations, in famines, in places of horrendous brutal subjugation and oppression, when women step forward and play their rightful role in co-equal partnership with men. It's not the answer all by itself, but it is a powerful and incredibly effective step to give women their rightful role and voice and the resources to back it up."
-- Lynne Twist

Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps them responsible and cheerful.
~Alice Walker

I've been supportive of the idea of government partnership with faith-based organizations and other non-profit organizations to do the work of fighting poverty. We've done it for years, overseas and here. I think it needs to be done.
-- Rev. Jim Wallis

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