Wole Soyinka (July 13, 1934 - )
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Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.
Looking at faces of people, one gets the feeling there's a lot of work to be done.
It's the place to begin, always -- to return to home, literally.
The hand that dips into the bottom of the pot will eat the biggest snail.
What I looked forward to so much was the day I would hug Abiola, but that never happened. Let us not talk about that now. Let us concentrate on the inspiration that Abiola and his family have been to us.
His goal was to breed a good horse and he accomplished it. He enjoyed this horse.
This was never about children and cigarettes, this was about a state law. We felt we were within the guidelines of the law.
I wonder if any of them can tell from just looking at me that all I am is the sum total of my pain, a raw woundedness so extreme that it might be terminal. It might be terminal velocity, the speed of the sound of a girl falling down to a place from where she can't be retrieved. What if I am stuck down here for good?