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Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I am a glutton for tranquility. I am a glutton for tranquility. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: We Nigerians must reclaim our sovereignty, our civic We Nigerians must reclaim our sovereignty, our civic entitlements. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Don't take shadows too seriously. Reality is your Don't take shadows too seriously. Reality is your only safety. Continue to reject illusion. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: History teaches us to beware of the excitation History teaches us to beware of the excitation of the liberated and the injustices that often accompany their righteous thirst for justice. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: The man dies in all those that keep The man dies in all those that keep silent. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: You always assume for some strange reason that You always assume for some strange reason that you need three meals a day. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: No human is completely fearless. No human is completely fearless. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Majemite Jaboro: The Mind is the sole coefficient of Time The Mind is the sole coefficient of Time and Space. - Wole Soyinka — Majemite Jaboro
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: One has to confront history honestly. One has to confront history honestly. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Be yourself. Ultimately just be yourself. Be yourself. Ultimately just be yourself. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: For me, justice is the prime condition of For me, justice is the prime condition of humanity. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: African film makers are scraping by on a African film makers are scraping by on a mere pittance. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: In Africa, those who have money - businessmen In Africa, those who have money - businessmen and banks - do not believe in film. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: One thing I can tell you is this, One thing I can tell you is this, that I am not a methodical writer. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Writers are human. I shudder to think how Writers are human. I shudder to think how I must sometimes appear to others. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I have a kind of magnetic attraction to I have a kind of magnetic attraction to situations of violence. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Books and all forms of writing are terror Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress truth. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Education is lacking in most of those who Education is lacking in most of those who pontificate. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: The novel, for me, was an accident. I The novel, for me, was an accident. I really don't consider myself a novelist. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: And I believe that the best learning process And I believe that the best learning process of any kind of craft is just to look at the work of others. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I've always written plays for the purpose of I've always written plays for the purpose of getting something out of my system. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I cannot accept the definition of collective good I cannot accept the definition of collective good as articulated by a privileged minority in society, especially when that minority is in power. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I like to say, 'I spend one-third of I like to say, 'I spend one-third of my time in Nigeria, one-third in Europe or America, and one-third on a plane.' — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: The phenomenon of creativity, we know, is closely The phenomenon of creativity, we know, is closely related to the ability to yoke together separate, and even seemingly incompatible, matrices. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Power is domination, control, and therefore a very Power is domination, control, and therefore a very selective form of truth which is a lie. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I like my peace and quiet whenever I I like my peace and quiet whenever I can grab it. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: The blatant aggressiveness of theocracies I find distressing, The blatant aggressiveness of theocracies I find distressing, because I grew up when Christians, Muslim and animists lived peacefully together. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Some people think the Nobel Prize makes you Some people think the Nobel Prize makes you bullet-proof. I never had that illusion. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: It's the place to begin, always to return It's the place to begin, always
to return to home, literally. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Let's say there are prospects for a new Let's say there are prospects for a new Nigeria, but I don't think we have a new Nigeria yet. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I take friendship very seriously. I take friendship very seriously. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: There's something about the theater which makes my There's something about the theater which makes my fingertips tingle. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Romance is the sweetening of the soulWith fragrance Romance is the sweetening of the soul
With fragrance offered by the stricken heart. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: For the fire consumes all but the arsonist. For the fire consumes all but the arsonist. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: In the world of literature, I see prizes In the world of literature, I see prizes as more of a duty to the craft itself, rather than as something for the individual. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: The hand that dips into the bottom of The hand that dips into the bottom of the pot will eat the biggest snail. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: But the ultimate lesson is just sit down But the ultimate lesson is just sit down and write. That's all. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Seven is the magic figure, because that's a Seven is the magic figure, because that's a symbolic figure of my favorite deity, Ogun. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I don't really consider myself a novelist, it I don't really consider myself a novelist, it just came out purely by accident. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Politics, I believe, is a full-time occupation. Politics, I believe, is a full-time occupation. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Trading and religion have always been aligned together Trading and religion have always been aligned together in the history of the world, and especially on the African continent. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I don't have the sort of temperament that I don't have the sort of temperament that submits to Christianity or Islam. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Looking at faces of people, one gets the Looking at faces of people, one gets the feeling there's a lot of work to be done. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: The problem with literature, with writing, is that The problem with literature, with writing, is that it works sometimes in terms of correction of social ills. Other times, it just does not suffice. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: The man dies in all who keep silent The man dies in all who keep silent in the face of tyranny — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Some of the greatest uprisings and consequent civil Some of the greatest uprisings and consequent civil wars in Mexico have centered squarely on the ownership of land. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Well, first of all I'll say that I Well, first of all I'll say that I come alive best in theater. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: I am convinced that Nigeria would have been I am convinced that Nigeria would have been a more highly developed country without the oil. I wished we'd never smelled the fumes of petroleum. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Even when I'm writing plays I enjoy having Even when I'm writing plays I enjoy having company and mentally I think of that company as the company I'm writing for. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: All religions accept that there is something called All religions accept that there is something called 'criminality.' And criminality cannot be excused by religious fervour. — Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka Quotes By Wole Soyinka: Each time I think I've created time for Each time I think I've created time for myself, along comes a throwback to disrupt my private space. — Wole Soyinka