I speak to the black experience, but I am always talking about the human condition.
Living in a state of terror was new to many white people in America, but black people have been living in a state of terror in this country for more than 400 years.
The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.
I think that that’s the wisest thing – to prevent illness before we try to cure something.
Sensitive, responsive, eagerly welcomed everywhere, the drama, holding the mirror up to nature, by laughter and by tears reveals to mankind the world of men.
Universities are not here to be mediums for the coercion of other people, they’re here to be mediums for the free exchange of ideas.
Those who do wrong very often think others are censuring them, when they are not even thought of.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man’s humanity to man.
I’m always disappointed when people don’t live up to their potential. I know that a number of people look down on themselves and consequently on everybody who looks like them. But that, too, can change.
In reading plays, however, it should always be remembered that any play, however great, loses much when not seen in action.