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.
Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
Never have a companion who casts you in the shade.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.