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Nigerian Writer. He described how imposed Western values led to social and psychological disorientation of traditional African society 'Things Fall Apart' (1959). b.1930
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.”
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.”
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“People go to Africa and confirm what they already have in their heads and so they fail to see what is there in front of them. This is what people have come to expect. It's not viewed as a serious continent. It's a place of strange, bizarre and illogical things, where people don't do what common sense demands.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“What's important is that we recognize the falsehood of the notion that the Third World should be abandoned because it's a waste of time.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; It is this.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Stories serve the purpose of consolidating whatever gains people or their leaders have made or imagine they have made in their existing journey thorough the world.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Democracy is not something you put away for ten years, and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again. We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again.”

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