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Chinua Achebe

Data de nascimento: 16. Novembro 1930
Data de falecimento: 21. Março 2013

Chinua Achebe foi um romancista, poeta, crítico literário e um dos autores africanos mais conhecidos do século XX. Achebe escreveu cerca de 30 livros , alguns dos quais retrataram a depreciação que o Ocidente faz sobre a cultura e a civilização africanas, bem como os efeitos da colonização do continente pelos europeus, mas também escreveu obras abertamente críticas à política nigeriana.

Citações Chinua Achebe

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„If you don't like my story, write your own“

—  Chinua Achebe, livro Things Fall Apart

Variante: If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Fonte: Things Fall Apart

„There is no story that is not true.“

—  Chinua Achebe, livro Things Fall Apart

Fonte: Things Fall Apart

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„Charity… is the opium of the privileged.“

—  Chinua Achebe, livro Anthills of the Savannah

Fonte: Anthills of the Savannah

„There is no story that is not true, […] The world has no end, and what is good among one people is an abomination with others.“

—  Chinua Achebe, livro Things Fall Apart

Variante: The world has no end, and what is good among one people is an abomination with others.
Fonte: Things Fall Apart (1958), Chapter 15 (p. 130)
Contexto: "We have heard stories about white men who make the powerful guns and the strong drinks and took slaves away across the seas, but no one thought the stories were true." [said Obierika]
"There is no story that is not true," said Uchendu. "The world has no end, and what is good among one people is an abomination with others. We have albinos among us. Do you not think that they came to our clan by mistake, that they have strayed from their way to a land where everybody is like them?"

„When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.“

—  Chinua Achebe

Variante: When Suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat left for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.

„When the moon is shining the cripple becomes hungry for a walk.“

—  Chinua Achebe, livro Things Fall Apart

Fonte: Things Fall Apart (1958), Chapter 2 (p. 14)

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