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Betty Williams

  • We have not yet brought peace to Northern Ireland. We have created a climate for peace to be respectable.

    • Betty Williams,
    • Nobel Peace Prize speech ()
  • I have a very hard time with this word 'non-violence,' because I don't believe that I am non-violent. ... Right now, I would love to kill George Bush. I don't know how I ever got a Nobel Peace Prize, because when I see children die, the anger in me is just beyond belief. It's our duty as human beings, whatever age we are, to become the protectors of human life.

    • Betty Williams,
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Betty Williams, Irish peacemaker, Nobel Prize winner

(1943)