Quotes by Ghanaian authors


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"It's a sad moment, really, when parents first become a bit frightened of their children"
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"For us Africans, literature must serve a purpose: to expose, embarrass, and fight corruption and authoritarianism. It is understandable why the African artist is utilitarian"
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"They had always told me that I wrote like a man"
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"People are worms, and even the God who created them is immensely bored with their antics"
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"With God's help and guidance, we shall soon see the end of this most unpleasant chapter in our history"
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"Never again should Ghanaians have to resort to dubious means to get to, or live in, foreign lands, simply to make a living"
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"There has been enough suffering in our country, there has been enough of children whose dreams die before they have a chance to grow and there has been enough of our elders who, having served their nation, are forced into indignity in their old age"
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"Ours is not a poor country and even though we are now a poor people, there should be no room for the despondency that has settled on large sections of the population"
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"Education, particularly higher education, will take Africa into the mainstream of globalization"
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"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family"
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"To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there"
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"The question is the morning after. What sort of Iraq do we wake up to after the bombing? What happens in the region? What impact could it have? These are questions leaders I have spoken to have posed"
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"The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone"
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"Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty, while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world"
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"More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development"
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"Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these relevant resolutions of the Security Council"
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"In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear"
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"If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development"
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"Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation"
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"We cannot wait for governments to do it all. Globalization operates on Internet time. Governments tend to be slow moving by nature, because they have to build political support for every step"
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"The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost all the states in the world, is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being"
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"We have to choose between a global market driven only by calculations of short-term profit, and one which has a human face"
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"We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will"
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"National markets are held together by shared values and confidence in certain minimum standards. But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence"
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"We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children"
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"There is no development strategy more beneficial to society as a whole - women and men alike - than the one which involves women as central players"
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"If the United Nations does not attempt to chart a course for the world's people in the first decades of the new millennium, who will?"
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"We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better"
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"More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations"
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"Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community"