"Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost."
"NGOs give the impression that they are filling the vacuum created by a retreating state. And they are, but in a materially inconsequential way. Their real contribution is that they defuse political anger and dole out as aid or benevolence what people ought to have as right. They alter the public psyche. They turn people into dependent victims and blunt the edges of political resistance."