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Top 38 Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Quotes

#1. Not Alec Weebs? Never! Biffy was appreciatively shocked. - Author: Gail Carriger
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#2. I worked very hard. I felt I could play the game. The only thing that could stop me was myself. - Author: Jim Abbott
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#3. There are always people always asking you for something. But I feel like I have a foundation. I have a supporting cast where it doesn't bother me too much. - Author: LeBron James
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#4. This land used to yield. Rains used not to fail. What happened?' inquired Ruoro. It was Muturi who answered. 'You forget that in those days the land was not for buying. It was for use. It was also plenty, you need not have beaten one yard over and over again. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#5. Our people think: I , Wangari, a Kenyan by birth - how can I be a vagrant in my own country as if I were a foreigner. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#6. Prescription of the correct cure is dependent on a rigorous analysis of the reality. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#7. The dynamic inter-linkage of art forms in orature is thus seen as reflecting a Weltanschauung that assumes the normality of the connection between nature, nurture, supernatural, and supernurtural. I - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#8. I didn't know anything about writing a screenplay, but somehow I ended up rewriting a screenplay. - Author: Kate DiCamillo
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#9. For literature, all the world is a stage. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#10. Language, any language, has a dual character: it is both a means of communication and a carrier of culture - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#11. I always told, Sandra Bullock was my student when she was younger, I always told her it's important that we hold on to our insecurity, the wisdom of insecurity. - Author: Sally Kirkland
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#12. Life, struggle, even amidst pain and blood and poverty, seemed beautiful. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#13. If poverty was to be sold three cents today, i can't buy it. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#14. Our fathers fought bravely. But do you know the biggest weapon unleashed by the enemy against them? It was not the Maxim gun. It was division among them. Why? Because a people united in faith are stronger than the bomb - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#15. Christianity and Western civilization-what countless crimes have been committed in thy name! - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#16. For I had reached a point in my life when I came to view words differently. A closer look at language could reveal the secret of life. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#17. A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy? - Author: Albert Einstein
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#18. No one here is allowed to die without my permission. - Author: Doug MacLeod
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#19. Your own actions are a better mirror of your life than the actions of all your enemies put together. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#20. Kisses that danced with smiles tasted amazing. - Author: Debra Anastasia
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#21. Written words can also sing. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#22. with me,it is 'better never than late - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#23. Ovid lies here, the poet, skilled in love's gentle sport;
By his own talents he worked his undoing.
Oh, you who pass by, if ever you have loved,
Think it not a burden to wish him calm repose. - Author: Ovid
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#24. The condition of women in a nation is the real measure of its progress. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#25. Unshed tears of an unrequited desire for vengeance are exhausting and require privacy. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#26. That was one of the most rewarding things about spending nights in the open. Birds were bound to wake you up, and whether they carried good or bad luck, at least they woke you up with music. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#27. He carried the Bible; the soldier carried the gun; the administrator and the settler carried the coin. Christianity, Commerce, Civilization: the Bible, the Coin, the Gun: Holy Trinity. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#28. If we want to turn Africa into a new Europe ... then let us leave the destiny of our countries to Europeans. They will know how to do it better than the most gifted among us.'25 - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#29. Being is one thing; becoming aware of it is a point of arrival by an awakened consciousness and this involves a journey. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#30. A task is a burden only when it has not been tackled. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#31. Be not comforted. Consolation is not what you need. Weep and be not consoled, but weep. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#32. Surely my mother could do anything to which she set her mind - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#33. In any case how many took the oath and are now licking the toes of the whiteman?No, you take an oath to confirm a choice already made. The decision to lay or not lay your life for the people lies in the heart. The oath is the water sprinkled on a man's head at baptism - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#34. He gave us the rude number one with lots of emphasis and then came after us. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#35. When the newspapers have got nothing else to talk about, they cut loose on the young. The young are always news. If they are up to something, that's news. If they aren't, that's news too. - Author: Kenneth Rexroth
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#36. There are some people, be they black or white, who don't want others to rise above them. They want to be the source of all knowledge and share it piecemeal to others less endowed. That is what's wrong with all these carpenters and men who have a certain knowledge. It is the same with rich people. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#37. Stories, like food, lose their flavor if cooked in a hurry. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#38. Mort: How do you get all these coins?
Death: IN PAIRS - Author: Terry Pratchett
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