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.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
The road to success is always under construction
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.