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Famous Africa Quotations

List of Africa Quotes

We found 203 quote(s) that contain the word Africa.



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Sinn Fein has productively taken the example of South Africa and, as we develop the peace process, we continue to use examples from South Africa. Gerry Adams

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There are, of course, all sorts of other unpleasant regimes outside the walls as well - the military dictators of Latin America and the apartheid regime of South Africa. Barbara Amiel

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I am the hero of Africa. Idi Amin

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For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place. Maya Angelou

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I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street. W. H. Auden

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I really fell in love with Africa. Jean M. Auel

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I skated in ice shows all over Europe and South Africa for 20 years. I love to ice skate. Kenny Baker

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Sometimes I say to myself, what are you doing in this absurd job? Why don't you go to Africa and help people? But I cannot help people, because I am a hypochondriac. Javier Bardem

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On Saturday, I was a surgeon in South Africa, very little known. On Monday, I was world renowned. Christiaan Barnard

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Our foreign policy has made a wreck of this planet. I'm always in Africa... And when I go to these places I see American policy written on the walls of oppression everywhere. Harry Belafonte

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In two years, there were 22 military coups d'etat, essentially in Africa and the third world. The coup d'etat of Algiers, in 1965, is what opened the path. Ahmed Ben Bella

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With my government, we engaged in bringing our help to fights for national freedom. At that precise moment, several countries were still colonised or had barely overcome colonisation. This was the case in practically all of Africa. We supported them. Ahmed Ben Bella

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I am making this trip to Africa because Washington is an international city, just like Tokyo, Nigeria or Israel. As mayor, I am an international symbol. Can you deny that to Africa? Marion Berry

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The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth. Mary McLeod Bethune

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Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western Europe can be called the 'cities of the world', then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the rural areas of the world'. Lin Biao

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In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South Africa the greatest possible gift - a more human face. Steven Biko

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South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated. Honor Blackman

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Jazz is known all over the world as an American musical art form and that's it. No America, no jazz. I've seen people try to connect it to other countries, for instance to Africa, but it doesn't have a damn thing to do with Africa. Art Blakey

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There is a movement in club football, which I don't necessarily consider a prime example of solidarity, because it leads us to conclude the rich are getting richer and they are using everything in the market to create an exodus from Africa. Sepp Blatter

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I don't think that anyone seriously fears that the world can be blown to pieces all together. But what one can fear and rightly so are regional things, like in the Middle East, India, Pakistan, the Korean Peninsula, borders in Africa, etc. Hans Blix

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But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability. Omar Bongo

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Certainly, Africa accounts for only l % of world trade, and we cannot assure our development on our own. Omar Bongo

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It is important to stress: Africa is also a victim of the September 11 attacks. Omar Bongo

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Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We're standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade. Bono

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So what we're talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we're facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality. Bono