Quotes by Nigerian authors


Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"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"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I went to London because, for me, it was the home of literature. I went there because of Dickens and Shakespeare"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The magician and the politician have much in common: they both have to draw our attention away from what they are really doing"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"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"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We are distressed by the unilateral actions of those provinces that are clearly determined to redefine what our common faith was once"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It is wrong to use equal language for unequal actions"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We are insisting and we will continue to insist that this faith of the church must continue to be upheld come rain, come fire. That is our position"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We have been filled with grief as we have witnessed the decline of the North American Church that was once filled with missionary zeal and yet now seems determined to bury itself in a deadly embrace with the spirit of the age"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The Bible says that two cannot walk together unless they are agreed"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"With each new book, the march of our national history takes a step forward. When one is present at a book launch, one is bearing witness to the birth of a new body of ideas, to the coming into being of another testimony of history"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The work of Nigeria is not complete for as long as there is any one Nigerian who goes to bed on empty stomach"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The challenge as we saw in the Nigerian project was to restructure the economy decisively in the direction of a modern free market as an appropriate environment for cultivation of freedom and democracy and the natural emergence of a new social order"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Even now, we make no apologies for the choice we made. The sacrifices we made were selfless. The options we offered were patriotic while the paths we chose were well thought out"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I believe that historians and analysts of historical events need the authority of facts supplied by living witnesses to the events, which they make their subject"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate its past cannot understand its present fortunes and adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The history of our country is not the history of any other country in the world which is either practicing advanced democracy or struggling to lay the foundation for democracy"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It is of course the nature of historical contraction that the shortest distance to a historical destination is never a straight line"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"At the same, we need to remain sensitive to the reality that we are still an African society in which the majority of the people and communities live under severe deprivations and afflictions that are no fault of theirs"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We have established a new basis in our country in which economic liberalization would continue to flourish alongside democratic forces and deregulated power structure"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"There are no doubts that, the situation in the country today, indicates that there is much more work to do in the process of reforming the political economy and improving the quality of life of our people and communities"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Our approach to economic development must be modern, focused and in tune with the global trend"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The return of democracy in our land has indeed thrown the problems of development into bolder relief"
Parrent page PreviousPage 2 of 5Next page Next page