Chinua Achebe Quotes

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a-functioning-robust-democracy-requires-a-healthy-educated-participatory-followership-and-an-educated-morally-grounded-leadership
when-a-tradition-gathers-enough-strength-to-go-on-for-centuries-you-dont-just-turn-it-off-one-day
art-is-mans-constant-effort-to-create-for-himself-a-different-order-of-reality-from-that-which-is-given-to-him
the-only-thing-we-have-learnt-from-experience-is-that-we-learn-nothing-from-experience
people-say-that-if-you-find-water-rising-up-to-your-ankle-thats-the-time-to-do-something-about-it-not-when-its-around-your-neck
beware-okonkwo-she-warned-beware-exchanging-words-with-agbala-does-man-speak-when-god-speaks-beware-chinua-achebe
i-think-back-to-old-people-i-knew-when-i-was-growing-up-they-always-seemed-larger-than-life-chinua-achebe
if-i-write-novels-in-country-in-which-most-citizens-are-illiterate-who-then-is-my-community-chinua-achebe
a-goat-does-not-eat-into-hens-stomach-no-matter-how-friendly-two-may-be-chinua-achebe
presidents-do-not-go-off-on-leave-without-telling-country-chinua-achebe
dancing-is-important-nowadays-no-girl-will-look-at-you-if-you-cant-dance-chinua-achebe
among-igbo-art-conversation-is-regarded-highly-proverbs-are-palmoil-with-which-words-are-eaten-chinua-achebe
while-we-do-our-good-works-let-us-not-forget-that-real-solution-lies-in-world-in-which-charity-will-have-become-unnecessary-chinua-achebe
when-moon-is-shining-cripple-becomes-hungry-for-walk-chinua-achebe
every-generation-must-recognize-embrace-task-it-is-peculiarly-designed-by-history-by-providence-to-perform-chinua-achebe
when-mothercow-is-chewing-grass-its-young-ones-watch-its-mouth-chinua-achebe
age-was-respected-among-his-people-but-achievement-was-revered-as-elders-said-if-child-washed-his-hands-he-could-eat-with-kings-chinua-achebe
a-man-who-pays-respect-to-great-paves-way-for-his-own-greatness-chinua-achebe
it-always-surprised-him-when-he-thought-it-later-that-he-did-not-sink-under-load-despair-chinua-achebe
charity-is-opium-privileged-chinua-achebe
as-our-fathers-said-you-can-tell-ripe-corn-by-its-look-chinua-achebe
the-damage-done-in-one-year-can-sometimes-take-ten-twenty-years-to-repair-chinua-achebe
when-there-is-big-tree-small-ones-climb-on-its-back-to-reach-sun-chinua-achebe
nigeria-is-what-it-is-because-its-leaders-are-not-what-they-should-be-chinua-achebe
an-artist-in-my-understanding-word-should-side-with-people-against-emperor-that-oppresses-his-her-people-chinua-achebe
i-am-against-people-reaping-where-they-have-not-sown-but-we-have-saying-that-if-you-want-to-eat-toad-you-should-look-for-fat-juicy-one-chinua-achebe
an-old-woman-is-always-uneasy-when-dry-bones-are-mentioned-in-proverb-chinua-achebe
my-weapon-is-literature-chinua-achebe
literature-whether-handed-down-by-word-mouth-in-print-gives-us-second-handle-on-reality-chinua-achebe
a-debt-may-get-mouldy-but-it-never-decays-chinua-achebe
you-do-not-know-me-said-tortoise-i-am-changed-man-i-have-learned-that-man-who-makes-trouble-for-others-makes-trouble-for-himself-chinua-achebe
the-writer-cannot-expect-to-be-excused-from-task-reeducation-regeneration-that-must-be-done-in-fact-he-should-march-right-in-front-chinua-achebe
as-rule-i-dont-like-suffering-to-no-purpose-suffering-should-be-creative-should-give-birth-to-something-good-lovely-chinua-achebe
the-singer-should-sing-well-even-if-it-is-merely-to-himself-rather-than-dance-badly-for-whole-world-chinua-achebe
you-must-develop-habit-skepticism-not-swallow-every-piece-superstition-you-are-told-by-witchdoctors-professors-chinua-achebe
women-music-should-not-be-dated-chinua-achebe
those-whose-kernels-were-cracked-by-benevolent-spirit-should-not-forget-to-be-humble-chinua-achebe
the-man-that-brings-antinfested-faggots-into-his-hut-should-not-grumble-when-lizards-begin-to-pay-him-visit-chinua-achebe
a-man-who-lived-on-banks-niger-should-not-wash-his-hands-with-spittle-chinua-achebe
when-mad-man-walks-naked-it-is-his-kinsmen-who-feel-shame-not-himself-chinua-achebe
when-brothers-fight-to-death-stranger-inherit-their-fathers-estate-chinua-achebe
when-we-hear-house-has-fallen-do-we-ask-if-ceiling-fell-with-it-chinua-achebe
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