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Quotes of africa

  1. I am the hero of Africa – Idi Amin
  2. But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability. – Omar Bongo
  3. 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
  4. I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there. – Marcus Garvey
  5. I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free. – Marcus Garvey
  6. People say that slaves were taken from Africa This is not true: People were taken from Africa among them healers and priests, and were made into slaves. – Abdullah Ibrahim
  7. One of the things that Africa needs, everybody seems to agree, is some measure of debt relief. – Gwen Ifill
  8. When the first fossils began to be found in eastern Africa in the late 1950s, I thought, what a wonderful marriage this was, biology and anthropology. I was around 16 years old when I made this particular choice of academic pursuit. – Donald Johanson
  9. It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference for Africa – Wangari Maathai
  10. They don't have the news media set up in Africa that we do in the United States, where televisions are so accessible and newspapers and magazines are able to educate people. – Matthew Modine
  11. I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution. – Alan Paton
  12. All the rest of us- you and me and even the thousands of soldiers behind the lines in Africa we want terribly yet only academically for the war to get over. – Ernie Pyle
  13. I would say colonialism is a wonderful thing. It spread civilization to Africa Before it they had no written language, no wheel as we know it, no schools, no hospitals, not even normal clothing. – Ian Smith
  14. I profess accurately to describe native Africa Africa in those places where it has not received the slightest impulse, whether for good or evil, from European civilisation. – John H. Speke
  15. An insuperable obstacle to rapid transit in Africa is the want of carriers, and as speed was the main object of the Expedition under my command, my duty was to lessen this difficulty as much as possible. – Henry Morton Stanley

Usage examples for africa

  1. Talking about A. D. M. S. 's, did I ever tell you the story of how I pulled the leg of old Macassey in South Africa – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  2. The Emperor lingered no less than five years in the West, busied with the affairs of Italy and Africa till the Constantinopolitans began to fear that he would make Rome or Syracuse his capital. – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  3. That will be enough, I suppose, to take you to Africa – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  4. There was enough in those five to marry the inhabitants of Europe to those of Africa – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  5. It was a nice warm welcome to South Africa – Coming of Age: 1939-1946 by John Cox
  6. I want so much to hear everything about South Africa – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  7. You shall go big- game shooting with me in Africa – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. There is a movement for the development of a genuine Negro Republic in Africa and for mass emigration. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  9. I suppose it is because I am new to Africa – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  10. Suppose I had gone to Africa as I almost did last year? – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  11. It was rather wonderful that he could feel as he did about Africa and refuse to go to Africa – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  12. He is to- day, as a race, as dependent on the power and skill of the white race for protection as when he was first brought from Africa – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  13. On the last day of the year 1838, he wrote:- " I have now been since 1832 on the coast of Africa – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  14. It's better to die of a bullet in South Africa than of fright in London." – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  15. And if this be not its origin, how comes it that we find it in the most north- western corner of Africa – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  16. Beyond doubt, a notion was early entertained of territories lying to the westward of Europe and Africa – An Historical Account Of The Rise And Progress Of The Colonies Of South Carolina And Georgia, Volume 1 by Alexander Hewatt
  17. Not, Africa of thee Complain we, nor of Nature. – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  18. Here are all the names just like my lesson- book at home: Europe, Africa and America. – Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe by Charlotte M. Yonge
  19. They want to get out of Africa as fast as they can. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  20. There is news from South Africa – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker