> Author Index > A - Authors > Ama Ata Aidoo Quotes

Ama Ata Aidoo Quotes





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.
 

It's a sad moment, really, when parents first become a bit frightened of their children.
 

People are worms, and even the God who created them is immensely bored with their antics.
 

They had always told me that I wrote like a man.