“Circumstances rule men, men do not rule circumstances.” ______________ Herodotus, 420 B.C
” Those that have never experienced love can never understand it. They ridicule it, abuse it, destroy it, reject it, mock it and subject it to contempt. Worst still they envy those that receive it. Poor them, for as the bard said, ” ’tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved …
She recalls the familiar tune of happy days and nights past. She was once innocent and carefree and would never worry about the morrow. The world was her oyster, the sky was not a limit, it was a stepping stone! She was untouchable, she was passionate and full of life, she could take on the …
The Fulani were at their most influential in Gobir.Then a dispute broke out between their Imam,Usumam Fodiyo,and Sarkin Gobir Yunfa.The Fulani rallied behind their leader,who encouraged them to defy their Hausa Chief.He began a jihad and fighting broke out. Thus the Fulani seized the country by force against the will of those who lived there. …
“African, Asian, West Indian and black British, STAND FIRM in a England. Cos no matter what they say, come what may, we are here to stay in a England.” ______________ Linton Kwesie Johnson.
“Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look. He thinks too much…l do not know the man l should avoid so soon as that Cassius..such men as he, be never at heart’s ease whiles they behold a greater than themselves, and therefore are they very dangerous..” ______________ Julius Caesar, Shakespeare.
“These days people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.” ______________ Oscar Wilde.
“Thou o Lord are a shield around me, you’re my glory and the lifter of my head.” ______________ David.
“Apart from California and New York, Americans are not known for their intelligence. Merely for bad manners and aggressive behaviour.” ______________ Simon M. Heathcote-Parker, Sept. 2010.
“I hold it true, whate’er befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; ’tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” ______________ In Memoriam” (v.27) by Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1850.