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 woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West