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Davos 2014: Quotable Quotes

The WEF has to date yielded a host of 'quotable' quotes.

The WEF has to date yielded a host of 'quotable' quotes. Picture: swiss-image.ch.

DAVOS - At the end of the first full day of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, catch up on the most inspiring and insightful quotes.

"I ask you to ensure that humanity is served by wealth and not ruled by it." - Pope Francis, in a statement read by Cardinal Turkson in a welcoming message by the executive chairman on Tuesday.

"Japan must become a place where women shine. By 2020 we will make 30% of leading positions occupied by women." - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

"By the end of this year, we will have more mobile traffic than PC traffic." - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the US.

"People always underestimate what Africa can be. By 2050 we will have a united Africa with one common market." - Dangote Group President and CEO Aliko Dangote, Nigeria.

"The question of the right to privacy must be one of the defining issues of our time." - Amnesty International Secretary-General Salil Shetty.

"Philanthropy can take the risks that others cannot or will not." - Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin.

"Every member of humanity has the potential to become members of the success story of a creative economy." - The Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye.

"Let us all accept that there is no easy fix for youth unemployment. However, partnerships between the public and private sectors can make a big difference." - The Republic of Liberia President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

"India aims to raise manufacturing's share of GDP from 16% to 25% and create 100 million skilled jobs. This is a must do." - Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma.