A Grain of Wheat Important Quotes

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

A Grain of Wheat

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A Grain of Wheat Important Quotes

1. “It changed names, leaders came and went, but the Movement remained, opening new visions, gathering greater and greater strength, till on the eve of Uhuru, its influence stretched from one horizon touching the sea to the other resting on the great lake” (10).

2. “About Jesus, they could not at first understand, for how could it be that God would let himself be nailed to a tree?” (11).

3. “Then nobody noticed it; but looking back we can see that Waiyaki’s blood contained within it a seed, a grain, which gave birth to a movement whose main strength thereafter sprang from a bond with the soil” (12).

4. “In a flash I was convinced that the growth of the British Empire was the development of a great moral idea: it means, it must surely lead to the creation of one British nation, embracing peoples of all colours and creeds, based on the just proposition that…

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