To be spiritual is not by praying and going to church. Spiritualism is the understanding of the universe so that it can be a better place to live in.

— Fela Kuti

The most powerful Fela Kuti quotes that are glad to read

Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music.

If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity.

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My people are scared of the air around them, they always have an excuse not to fight for freedom.

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The secret of life is to have no fear.

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That is my best friend because it is a gift of the creator to Africans.

It is a spirit. Marijuana has five fingers of creation...it enhances all your five senses.

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Music is a weapon of the future / music is the weapon of the progressives / music is the weapon of the givers of life

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You cannot sing African music in proper English

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In Nigeria they convict by law, not by the truth

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I refuse to live my life in fear.

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If it is not fit to live in, then our job is to make it fit.

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I could never leave my home.... It inspires me a lot.

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I don't tell lies about anybody. That's why i win all my wars.

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When you're in prison, you can't do anything about what's happening outside.

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About Fela Kuti

Quotes 22 sayings
Profession Multi-instrumentalist
Birthday October 15, 1938

I want peace. Happiness. Not only for myself. For everybody.

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I must identify myself with Africa. Then I will have an identity.

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A radical is he who has no sense...fights without reason...I have a reason. I am authentic. Yes, that's what I am.

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The music of Africa is big sound: it's the sound of a community

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With my music, I create change...I am using my music as a weapon.

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I hold death in my pouch, I cannot die.

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To be honest and truthful in all endeavours is an experience, not a regret

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99.9% of the information you get about Africa is wrong

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Music is the weapon. Music is the weapon of the future.

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