Ben Okri (March 15, 1959 - )
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Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide.
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.
Reading, like writing, is a creative act. If readers only bring a narrow range of themselves to the book, then they'll only see their narrow range reflected in it.
Don't despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.
Our time here is magic! It's the only space you have to realize whatever it is that is beautiful, whatever is true, whatever is great, whatever is potential, whatever is rare, whatever is unique, in. It's the only space.
'Old Iron' is the mechanical system that farmers have used for decades. But agriculture Tuesday relies heavily on computer technology. Computers on tractors make them more productive, more efficient. Now we have a new challenge. Is it possible to make them more intelligent?
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
(June 19, 1608 - August 16, 1661)
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread