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All Quotes by author - Amal Clooney
" A horseman's head is in Athens, and his body is in London: Poseidon's torso is separated between Greece and the U.K. This means that they cannot be celebrated and appreciated as a whole in the country they came from. "
" As women, we may not be a minority, but there is a bond that we all share. It is not a bond of geography. Or religion. Or culture. It is a bond of shared experience - experiences that only women go through and struggles that only women face. "
" Cross-cultural learning and studying abroad can be transformative. "
" Democracy is dead in the Maldives. "
" I believe in international justice. I believe it's important that you don't just turn the page without people being held to account. "
" If you are a lawyer, and you want to take on easier cases, you can prosecute traffic violations or something. You'd have a very high rate of success, and you probably could sleep more easily at night. But that's not what drives me. "
" If you don't have a good case, and you don't have a good message, then shining a light on it is not going to get you very far. "
" If you're a woman lying on the beach in the Maldives, you might want to know that a kilometer away, another woman is being flogged. And you might want to find your own way to protest that. "
" I hate the idea that you somehow, as a human being, have to be put in a box. There's no reason why lawyers can't be fun - or actresses can't be serious. "
" I remember all the stages in my career where I almost didn't have enough confidence to try for something, almost didn't have the guts to follow something I was excited about doing, because I didn't know anyone else who'd done it, or other people made me question it. "
" I think it's important for tourists to know the facts of what's happening in the Maldives. I don't think people realize that there's a flogging taking place a kilometer away when they're sunbathing in their resort. "
" I think the international community should be ashamed that they haven't done more for the Yazidis. "
" I wanted to do well academically. But it was equally important to do things in an effortless manner. "
" I want to work on cases that I feel the most passionate about. "
" Locking up dissenters does not reduce dissent - it fosters it. "
" My name means 'hope' in Arabic, and I was born when there was a war in Lebanon. "
" My sister Tala has twins, and they're wonderful. "
" No government intent on persecuting its critics will want to leave the outcome of a trial to chance. "
" Protecting free speech is not only a matter of principle, it is also pragmatic. "
" Sentencing a political opponent to death after a show trial is no different to taking him out on the street and shooting him. In fact, it is worse because using the court system as a tool of state repression makes a mockery of the rule of law. "
" The first piece of advice I would have from my experience is that governments need to be vocal about human rights. "
" There is lots of my work that takes place behind closed doors that is not ever seen. "
" There was a break in the proceedings when Peter Greste was deported, and that was considered sufficient then to allow the executive to intervene. "
" WikiLeaks' disclosures should be protected under the First Amendment. "
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