Joshua Nkomo Quotes (2 quotes)
“They are immigrants to this country and if young blacks remain at the stage where they are today they will say makabva kupi imi? Nyika ndeyedu. But it must be nyika ndeyedu tese, varungu nevanhu vatema.”
Quoted in The Financial Gazette (28 January 1993), on the need for white people to cooperate under majority rule
“Youth is fair, a graceful stag,
Leaping, playing in a park.
Age is gray, a toothless hag,
Stumbling in the dark.”
―Isaac Leib Peretz
Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906. Nine One-Act Plays from Yiddish. B. F. White, translated Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1932, p. 127.
Chapter 1, The Overworld - Quotes and text from the Dying Earth novels
“As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?”
―Alexis de Tocqueville
Letter to Ernest de Chabrol, 9 June 1831 Tocqueville Reader, p. 41
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJoshua Nkomo
Born: June 19, 1917
Died: July 1, 1999 (aged 82)
Bio: Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo was the leader and founder of the Zimbabwe African People's Union and a member of the Kalanga tribe. He was affectionately known in Zimbabwe as Father Zimbabwe, Umdala Wethu, Umafukufuku or Chibwechitedza.