"Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar".
Attributed without citation in Answers Africa 40 famous quotes about Africa, answersafrica.com
My stiffest earthly assignment is ended and my major life's work is done. My country is now free and I have been honoured to be its first indigenous head of state. What more could one desire in life?Nnamdi AzikiweOn Nigerian Independence (1 October 1960), quoted in "Between then and now" at The Nation Online (10 March 2009)
The realization of New Africa can only be possible by the African cultivating spiritual balance , which leads to the practicalization of social regeneration , to realizing economic determination , becoming mentally emancipated , and ushering in a political resurgence.Nnamdi AzikiweQuoted in A Life of Azikiwe by K. A. B. Jones-Quartey (Penguin, 1965), p. 116
No matter how old an individual may be, no matter if he is young or old, if he thinks in accordance with the times he is immortal.Nnamdi AzikiweQuoted in A Life of Azikiwe by K. A. B. Jones-Quartey (Penguin, 1965), p. 121
Despite the mythic heights to which he was raised, Azikiwe was nothing if not pragmatic, a realist always conscious of his limits and ever eager to extract all that was possible from that limited horizon.Nnamdi AzikiweOlatunji Ololade, in "Between then and now" at The Nation Online (10 March 2009)
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