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So much has been said about Africa, sometimes even by Africans!  We are only interested in the positive, uplifting or funnier comments which you’ll find here or click on Post Entry to add your content.

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Madiba's Most Inspiring Quotes

“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.”

"Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end."

"It always seems impossible until it's done."

"I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles."

"Real leaders must be ready to sacrifice all for the freedom of their people."

"A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of."

"Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do."

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."

"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."

"Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies."

"Lead from the back — and let others believe they are in front."

"Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again."

"I hate race discrimination most intensely and in all its manifestations. I have fought it all during my life; I fight it now, and will do so until the end of my days."

"A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."

   

Abasiama Idaresit

“Africa gave humanity the first use of fire, astronomy, fishing, mathematics. She is the cradle of civilization.”

“Given the right environment and resources, Africans can succeed without aid but [they] need to be taught to fish and not to be fed.”


   

Mobolaji Akiode

“Africa is home! It presents the next generation with an opportunity to right what’s wrong and be the authors of a new African story.”

"Africa will always have my heart.  If I could love a place, like a person, the continent would be my first love.  As a child, I never wanted to leave and as an Adult, I’m doing everything I can to add value to a place I cherish so dearly."

   

Quotes on Ghana

“While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of mans humanity to a man.” - Maya Angelou


Every Christmas, all around Ghana, there are tons of these parties and they are full of everything that exists in human life in Ghana and worldwide. - Taiye Selasi


Ghana is a country full of vibrancy, colour and culture. - Tako Mirodu

   

Quotes about Morocco

In Morocco, it's possible to see the Atlantic and the Mediterranean at the same time.
Tahar Ben Jelloun


A lot of people like to downgrade morocco and Africa like its all jungles and lions and shit. The actual truth is a lot of stuff is going on out there.

French Montanna


The most interesting guy I've ever played with was King Hassan of morocco. I went over there on a trip in the early 1970s, and the King and I played five holes. I've never been that nervous in my life.

Lee Trevino


All Moroccans are justifiably proud of the development of democratic institutions in morocco.

DonLald Evans

   
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