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.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
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.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West