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Wole Soyinka
(1934-____) born on
Jul 13
Nigerian playwright, novelist, critic. He wrote of W. Africa satirically with a tragic sense of obstacles to human progress; first African, first black to win the Nobel Prize Lit., 1986.
         
   
F
Suddenly the world has run amok and left you alone and sane behind

R
I think it rains
That tongues may loosen from the porch
Uncleave roof tops of the mouth, hang
heavy with knowledge.
A
My father used to tell me stories before I fell asleep. When the children would gather, at a certain point, I had a tendency to make up my own elementary variations on stories I had heard, or to invent totally new ones.
N
The hand that dips into the bottom of the pot will eat the biggest snail.
K
The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Kongi's Harvest," 1967.
R: In "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
A: In "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
N: In "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
K: In "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
   


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