Wole Soyinka — Nigerian Dramatist born on July 13, 1934,

Akinwande Oluwole "Wole" Babatunde Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright and poet. He was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first African to be honored in that category... (wikipedia)

A war, with its attendant human suffering, must, when that evil is unavoidable, be made to fragment more than buildings: It must shatter the foundations of thought and re-create. Only in this way does every individual share in the cataclysm and understand the purpose of sacrifice.
A tiger does not shout its tigritude, it acts.
Each time I think I've created time for myself, along comes a throwback to disrupt my private space.
The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
We live in a materialist world, and materialism appeals so strongly to humanity, no matter where.