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Famous quotes by Wole Soyinka
And gradually they're beginning to recognize the fact that there's nothing more secure than a democratic, accountable, and participatory form of government. But it's sunk in only theoretically, it has not yet sunk in completely in practical terms.Wole Soyinka
And I believe that the best learning process of any kind of craft is just to look at the work of others.Wole Soyinka
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.Wole Soyinka
But theater, because of its nature, both text, images, multimedia effects, has a wider base of communication with an audience. That's why I call it the most social of the various art forms.Wole Soyinka
But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing.Wole Soyinka
I found, when I left, that there were others who felt the same way. We'd meet, they'd come and seek me out, we'd talk about the future. And I found that their depression and pessimism was every bit as acute as mine.Wole Soyinka
I'm not one of those writers I learned about who get up in the morning, put a piece of paper in their typewriter machine and start writing. That I've never understood.Wole Soyinka
My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being.Wole Soyinka
Power is domination, control, and therefore a very selective form of truth which is a lie.Wole Soyinka
The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.Wole Soyinka
There is only one home to the life of a river-mussel there is only one home to the life of a tortoise there is only one shell to the soul of man: there is only one world to the spirit of our race. If that world leaves its course and smashes on boulders of the great void, whose world will give us shelter?Wole Soyinka
There's a kind of dynamic quality about theater and that dynamic quality expresses itself in relation to, first of all, the environment in which it's being staged then the audience, the nature of the audience, the quality of the audience.Wole Soyinka
Well, the first thing is that truth and power for me form an antithesis, an antagonism, which will hardly ever be resolved. I can define in fact, can simplify the history of human society, the evolution of human society, as a contest between power and freedom.Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka's Popularity
Wole Soyinka is a famous Nigerian writer, who was born on July 13, 1934. As a person born on this date, Wole Soyinka is listed in our database as the 44th most popular celebrity for the day (July 13) and the 49th most popular for the year (1934).
People born on July 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Wole Soyinka is the 1437th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Wole Soyinka's birthday, Wole Soyinka is the 15th most famous Nigerian and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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