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.
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Love is being stupid together.