Amartya Sen

Top 100 Amartya Sen Quotes on Inspirational, Poverty, Education, Life and Economics

 

“I was Born in a University Campus and Seem to have Lived all My Life in One Campus or another.”

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“The Student Community of Presidency College was also Politically most Active.”

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“Poverty is Not just a Lack of Money; it is Not having the Capability to Realize one's Full Potential as a Human being.”

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“Poverty is the Deprivation of Opportunity.”

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“The Identity of an Individual is Essentially a Function of her Choices, rather than the Discovery of an Immutable Attribute.”

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“A Defeated argument that Refuses to be Obliterated can Remain very Alive.”

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“Economic Growth without Investment in Human Development is Unsustainable and Unethical.”

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“While I am Interested both in Economics and in Philosophy, the Union of my Interests in the Two fields far Exceeds their Intersection.”

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“The Curriculum of the School did not Neglect India's Cultural, Analytical and Scientific Heritage, but was very Involved also with the Rest of the World.”

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“From the mid-1970s, I also Started work on the Causation and Prevention of Famines.”

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“I Believe that Virtually all the Problems in the World come from Inequality of one Kind or Another.”

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“Resenting the Obtuseness of others is Not Good Ground for Shooting oneself in the Foot.”

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“But the idea that I should be a Teacher and a Researcher of some Sort did Not vary over the Years.”

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“The Success of a Society is to be Evaluated Primarily by the Freedoms that Members of the Society Enjoy.”

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“A Society can be Pareto Optimal and still Perfectly Disgusting.”

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“Prolixity is Not Alien to us in India. We are Able to Talk at some Length.”

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“I have Not had any Serious Non-Academic Job.”

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“Empowering Women is Key to Building a Future we Want.”

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“Imparting Education Not only Enlightens the Receiver, but also Broadens The Giver; The Teachers, The Parents, The Friends.”

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“Freedoms are Not only the Primary Ends of Development, They are also among its Principal means.”

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“Unaimed opulence, in General, is a Roundabout, Undependable, and Wasteful way of Improving the living Standards of the Poor.”

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“While we Cannot Live without History, we Need Not Live within it either.”

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“Anything that Increases the Voice of young Women tends therefore to Reduce the Fertility rate.”

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“There are few Subjects that Match the social Significance of Women's Education in the Contemporary World.”

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“Development Cannot Really be so Centered only on those in Power.”

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“If Jobs are Important, Education is Important.”

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“Education can really Transform the Insecurities in The World into a Bigger Vision of what we are as Human Beings.”

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“I have Not had any Serious Non-Academic Job.”

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“I Remain instinctively Hostile to Communitarian Philosophy and Communitarian Politics.”

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“I left Delhi, in 1971, shortly after Collective Choice and Social Welfare was Published in 1970.”

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