George Ayittey

Top 212 Naked Quotes

“It’s because I have no sense of shame that I’m always willing to give things a go: I’ve ridden horses naked into the sea, I’ve climbed rocks, all kinds of things.” ― Abbey Lee Kershaw “Naked dudes are inherently funny.” ― Adam DeVine “There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.” ― Agnes …

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Top 112 Tyranny Quotes

“For somehow this disease inheres in tyranny, never to trust one’s friends.” ― Aeschylus “Death is softer by far than tyranny.” ― Aeschylus “I just became what I call an ‘anti-fascist novelist.’ There is no word that covers both the fascists and the Communists, which mean different things to people, but of course they’re the …

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Top 1419 Building Quotes

“Building capacity dissolves differences. It irons out inequalities.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam “When I was growing in the Callope project, we had an oval parkway. Pavement ran around this whole thing. We’d skate or ride bicycles. There were benches and trees out there. It was paradise to us. They finished building it the …

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Top 650 Social Quotes

“My work is not directly about the social or political.” ― A. Balasubramaniam “In 2007 I was at Facebook, and we looked at some of the social networks in Asia, and they were full of games.” ― Adam D’Angelo “Women are the routers and amplifiers of the social web. And they are the rocket fuel …

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Top 1922 Democracy Quotes

“I take a grave view of the press. It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy.” ― A. J. Liebling “In a democracy, the well-being, individuality and happiness of every citizen is important for the overall prosperity, peace and happiness of the nation.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam “Negroes are in no …

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Top 4345 First Quotes

“I only published my first novel at the age of 40. Till then, I wrote short stories.” ― A. B. Yehoshua “I started off throwing out ‘Artist.’ I made that my first mixtape. Then, I threw out ‘TBA,’ which means ‘To Be Announced.’” ― A Boogie wit da Hoodie “My first mixtape especially – that …

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Top 1450 Group Quotes

“A group of white South Africans recently killed a black lawyer because he was black. That was wrong. They should have killed him because he was a lawyer.” ― A. Whitney Brown “I really want to bring ensemble playing back to the forefront – not just for me, but for everyone in jazz. When you …

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