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#1. You know perfectly well that if ever you really want to, you can come back to me, he said without the slightest trace of irony and cynicism, and left. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#2. For us Africans, literature must serve a purpose: to expose, embarrass, and fight corruption and authoritarianism. It is understandable why the African artist is utilitarian. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#3. Things are working out ... towards their dazzling conclusions. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#4. Film is one if three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Author: Frank Capra
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#5. Sissie knew that she had to stop herself from crying. Why weep for them? In fact, stronger in her was the desire to ask somebody why the entire world has had to pay so much and is still paying so much for some folks' unhappiness. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#6. And yet, I have not wronged you, have I? Indeed if there is anyone I may have sinned against, it is me. That desiring you as I do, needing you as I do, I still let you go. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#7. Because I am an African, I am a Ghanaian. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#8. The laws in this city are clearly racist. All laws are racist. The law of gravity is racist. - Author: Marion Barry
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#9. But what she also came to know was that someone somewhere would always see in any kind of difference, an excuse to be mean. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#10. The best way to sharpen a knife is not to whet one side of it only. And neither can you solve a riddle by considering only one end of it. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#11. They had always told me that I wrote like a man. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#12. Yes.
Work is love made visible. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#13. The very old certainly do not go back on lunch remains but they do bite back at old conversational topics ... - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#14. It's a sad moment, really, when parents first become a bit frightened of their children. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#15. O yes, everyone gets lonely some time or other. After all, if we look closer into ourselves, shall we not admit that the warmth from other people comes so sweet to us when it comes, because, we always carry with us the knowledge of the cold loneliness of death? - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#16. Politicians are easy to attack, but frankly, we are all guilty of not meeting the needs of Africa's young people properly. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#17. Humans, not places, make memories. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#18. Time by itself means nothing, no matter how fast it moves, unless we give it something to carry for us; something we value. Because it is such a precious vehicle, is time. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#19. We are victims of our history and our present. They place too many obstacles in the way of love. And we cannot enjoy even our differences in peace. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#20. Once in a while I catch myself wondering whether I would have found the courage to write if I had not started to write when I was too young to know what was good for me. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#21. The self says, I am; The heart says, I am less; The spirit says, you are Nothing. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#22. There are powerful forces undermining progress in Africa. But one must never underestimate the power of the people to bring about change. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#23. Clary- "How to Come Out to Your Parents," she read out loud. "LUKE. Don't be ridiculous. Simon's not gay, he's a vampire. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#24. My lady Silk, remember that a man always gains in stature any way he chooses to associate with a woman - including adultery ... but in her association with a man, a woman is always in danger of being diminished. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#25. A dog among the masters, the most masterly of the dogs. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#26. Although emotionally delicate and eminently bruisable, teenagers are short on empathy. That comes later in life, if it comes at all. - Author: Stephen King
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#27. At the age of 15, a teacher had asked me what I wanted to do for a career, and without knowing why or even how I replied that I wanted to be a poet. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#28. People are worms, and even the God who created them is immensely bored with their antics. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#29. Ghana is like a lion without a head - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#30. No matter what anybody says, we can't have it all. Not if you are a woman. Not yet. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#31. Africa is not fulfilling people's hopes and aspirations. African leaders have not had an agenda that included governing Africa so that people would find their careers, their life, dreams and visions fulfilled here. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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