For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
It was easy to persecute me without people feeling ashamed. It was easy to vilify me and project me as a woman who was not following the tradition of a ‘good African woman’ and as a highly educated elitist who was trying to show innocent African women ways of doing things that were not acceptable to African men.
Death is acceptable only if it represents the physically necessary passage toward a union, the condition of a metamorphosis.
Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved – commitment to a scenario.