International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

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For the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, you can find some quotes relating the importance of sport as a tool for peace.

Personalities Quotes to start your brainstorming:

1.David Coulthard: "Trough rules, sport puts all participants on an equal footing, and because of this, sport is able to transcend differences. It is an answer to violence and social exclusion."

2.Joël Robuchon: "Sport and fine cuisine have in common strong values of sharing and friendship. They provide a unique setting for exchange outside of bitterness and hostility."

3.Sergey Bubka: "Sport is a unique tool, which has the power to change the world and promote peace. I am joining #WhiteCard campaign and encouraging all of you to join this fantastic initiative to put in place sports policies rooted in peace."

4.Tony Estanguet: "Sport conveys a universal message of peace. It is an effective instrument for fighting against social exclusion and restoring dialogue after conflicts."

5.Pernilla Wiberg: "Much more that just performance, sport is synonymous with education and responsibility. It teaches young people strong values that help them grow."

6.Chris Froome: "From the high plateaus of Kenya to the banks of the Thames, sport is a source of inspiration and motivation for young people. I encourage more people to develop sports projects for peace around the world."

7.Tatiana Golovin: "Sport peace and development are inextricably linked. Sport has the power to restore dialogue where it has been broken. I applaud all the initiatives around the aimed at giving kids the best possible environment to grow up in peace."

8.Kofi Annan: "Tolerance is the virtue that makes peace possible."

9.H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco: "Sport has unique and irreplaceable capacity to unite people, going far beyond ethnic, religious or social differences. I am convinced that sport can be at the long-term service of peace."

10.Pierre de Coubertin: "The important thing in life is not victory but combat; it is not to have vanquished but to have fought well."

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