When the moon is shining the cripple becomes hungry for a walk
("Things Fall Apart")
More Quotes from Chinua Achebe:One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The only thing we have learnt from experience is that we learn nothing from experience.
At the most one could say that his chi or ... personal god was good. But the Ibo people have a proverb that when a man says yes his chi says yes also. Okonkwo said yes very strongly; so his chi agreed.
Do not despair. I know you will not despair. You have a manly and a proud heart. A proud heart can survive a general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride. It is more difficult and more bitter when a man fails alone.
Nigera is what it is because its leaders are not what they should be.
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You can't get too much winter in the winter.
I think money is due for some sort of collapse. People are going to realize that money has a half-life, like radioactive elements.