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Freddy Adu
27 quotes
Kofi Annan
19 quotes
Kwame Nkrumah
7 quotes

Ama Ata Aidoo
3 quotes

Quotes and sayings from famous ghanaian authors
The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone. Kofi Annan

We have to choose between a global market driven only by calculations of short-term profit, and one which has a human face. Kofi Annan

When you play soccer, most of the time you got to get the ball moving, but once you get into that attacking third you gotta' be creative, you gotta' let your talent take over. Freddy Adu

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance. Kofi Annan

They had always told me that I wrote like a man. Ama Ata Aidoo
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For us Africans, literature must serve a purpose: to expose, embarrass, and fight corruption and authoritarianism. It is understandable why the African artist is utilitarian. Ama Ata Aidoo

We face neither East nor West: we face forward. Kwame Nkrumah
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Freedom is not something that one people can bestow on another as a gift. Thy claim it as their own and none can keep it from them. Kwame Nkrumah

You can't do anything to help your team win when you don't play. Freddy Adu

Nothing has been given to me. Freddy Adu
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I honestly didn't expect this much attention, but it just keeps happening so I must be doing something right. Freddy Adu

With God's help and guidance, we shall soon see the end of this most unpleasant chapter in our history. John Agyekum Kufuor

There has been enough suffering in our country, there has been enough of children whose dreams die before they have a chance to grow and there has been enough of our elders who, having served their nation, are forced into indignity in their old age. John Agyekum Kufuor
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Ours is not a poor country and even though we are now a poor people, there should be no room for the despondency that has settled on large sections of the population. John Agyekum Kufuor

Never again should Ghanaians have to resort to dubious means to get to, or live in, foreign lands, simply to make a living. John Agyekum Kufuor
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If the United Nations does not attempt to chart a course for the world's people in the first decades of the new millennium, who will? Kofi Annan

The question is the morning after. What sort of Iraq do we wake up to after the bombing? What happens in the region? What impact could it have? These are questions leaders I have spoken to have posed. Kofi Annan

Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these relevant resolutions of the Security Council. Kofi Annan

I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people... to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people. Kofi Annan
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Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation. Kofi Annan
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We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will. Kofi Annan

More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development. Kofi Annan

Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations. Kofi Annan

National markets are held together by shared values and confidence in certain minimum standards. But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence. Kofi Annan

Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community. Kofi Annan
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We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization. Kofi Annan

Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty, while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world. Kofi Annan

We cannot wait for governments to do it all. Globalization operates on Internet time. Governments tend to be slow moving by nature, because they have to build political support for every step. Kofi Annan
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It has been said that arguing against globalization is like arguing against the laws of gravity. Kofi Annan

Diplomacy means the art of nearly deceiving all your friends, but not quite deceiving all your enemies. Kofi Busia
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