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.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.