The Lion of Judah roars – Speeches by His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I

May His Imperial Majesty grant I&I the wisemind to stand His words and the courage to live up to the ideal livity He has shown I&I.


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  • Selected Speeches Of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I | DIGITAL EDITION

    Selected Speeches Of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I | DIGITAL EDITION
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  • The Education of Women (excerpt)

    The Education of Women (excerpt)
    In time of war, women like men, have served their country and in some of them have fought side by side with the men against the enemy.
  • At an Exhibition of Ethiopian Books

    At an Exhibition of Ethiopian Books
    We express Our ardent wish that the International Book Year will yield fruitful results and urge all Ethiopians to support the spirit and aims of this event by participating in its various activities.
  • On International Literacy Day

    On International Literacy Day
    The young and the adult will not be a burden to their country, if they strive for education and that is why all should eagerly seek learning.
  • At Asmara University

    At Asmara University
    Those who have had the opportunity to learn should always be at the disposal of those who have not had its benefit.
  • Investiture of New Patriarch

    Investiture of New Patriarch
    When We say religion, it is not restricted to the professed faith. In this connection no one should question the faith of others, for no human being can be a judge of the ways of God.
  • 1970 – Throne Speech

    1970 - Throne Speech
    An educated person can benefit his society when he shows beneficial results without discriminating between jobs.
  • Fundamental Assumptions

    Fundamental Assumptions
    an excerpt from Speech to the United Nations
  • Address on “International Education Year”

    Address on "International Education Year"
    The acute problems related to education are manifested in the fact that today two-thirds of the population of the world are denied educational opportunities while the present educational systems are being questioned and criticised.
  • O.A.U. Seventh Session Opens

    O.A.U. Seventh Session Opens
    This new international climate of understanding is a development of the utmost importance to the peace, well-being and progress of mankind.