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In the 21st century, the countries that thrive will be the ones where citizens know their voices will be heard because the institutions are transparent.
We are now in the 21st century: all books, including the Koran, should be fair game for flushing down the toilet without fear of violent reprisal.
The heart of the security agenda is protecting lives - and we now know that the number of people who will die of AIDS in the first decade of the 21st Century will rival the number that died in all the wars in all the decades of the 20th century.
Now everyone leaking and tweeting and posting on everyone else is the acknowledged way to get ahead in the 21st century.
If you're going to have any kind of political opposition in the 21st century, then it has to be as fundamentally liquid as the rapidly changing society we're living in.
I think 21st century should be art without objects.
At the rate we're going, the 21st century looks pretty clear. It's going to be pretty violent.
Edward James Olmos
Participatory complexity may well be the key descriptor of the 21st century - in our economies, in our politics, and in our everyday lives.
The internet has become one of the motors of the 21st century economy, allowing all of us to reach a global audience at a click of a mouse and creating hundreds of thousands of businesses and millions of jobs.
The great paradox of the 21st century is that, in this age of powerful technology, the biggest problems we face internationally are problems of the human soul.
I think future generations will say the late 20th century and the early 21st century was a time of great convulsions and upheavals.
N. T. Wright
We need to reaffirm that politics is not merely compatible with economic progress and development in the 21st century, but essential to it.
Just six years into the 21st century, one can say this is not shaping up to be anything like an American century. Rather, the U.S. seems much more likely to be faced with a very different kind of future: how to manage its own imperial decline.
The question is what will Mitt Romney do as president if his policy is simply to be hands off and let the government be made so small it can be drowned in a bathtub. In the 21st century global economy, no state alone has the ability to compete against China.
Without any doubt at all, teacher quality is the fundamental differentiator. Not just, incidentally, of education, but I would argue, probably the biggest single differentiator of success for the nations of the 21st Century.
Green-tech could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st Century.
I stand before you tonight as a young American, a proud American, of a generation born as the Cold War receded, shaped by the tragedy of 9/11, connected by the digital revolution and determined to re-elect the man who will make the 21st century another American century - President Barack Obama.
The Government's mission is to build a strong and fair Australia capable of meeting the new challenges of the 21st century.
If we invest in researching and developing energy technology, we'll do some real good in the long run, rather than just making ourselves feel good today. But climate change is not the only challenge of the 21st century, and for many other global problems we have low-cost, durable solutions.
Technology is driving the innovation. Technology is driving the creativity. Technology and the use of that is going to determine our workers' ability to compete in the 21st century global marketplace.
The biggest potential and actual crises of the 21st century all have a strong, long, slow aspect with a significant lag between cause and effect. We have to train ourselves to be thinking in terms of longer-term results.
My aim is to change people's perceptions of what a hat can look like in the 21st century.
The single most important factor in determining America's success in the 21st century will be maintaining our ability to be an innovative and creative society.
My mother has often said that the issue of women is the unfinished business of the 21st century. That is certainly true. But so, too, are the issues of LGBTQ rights the unfinished business of the 21st century.
The Internet in the 21st Century is as important to our future as highways were in the 20th Century. Like a highway, the Internet must remain free and open for all - not determined by the highest bidders.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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