Obafemi Awolowo Quotes
Brief author info: Obafemi Awolowo (1909-1987) Nigerian politician Leader of the Action Group political party; former premier of the western region of Nigeria; also lawyer and educator.
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Violence never settles anything right: apart from injuring your own soul, it injures the best cause. It lingers on long after the object of hate has disappeared from the scene to plague the lives of those who have employed it against their foes.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.