Ben Okri Quotes and its meanings

Ben Okri has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Art Beauty Best Change Courage Failure Fear Future Imagination Inspirational Love Poetry Politics Success

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What does Ben Okri write about?

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What are the top most famous quotes by Ben Okri?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Ben Okri.

  • Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide.
  • I am not fighting for success, just to get more beauty out of myself and share it with more people.
  • Don't despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.
  • The best writing is not about the writer, the best writing is absolutely not about the writer, it's about us, it's about the reader.
  • I was born left-handed, but I was made to use my other hand. When I was writing 'Famished Road,' which was very long, I got repetitive stress syndrome. My right wrist collapsed, so I started using my left hand. The prose I wrote with my left hand came out denser, so later on I had to change it.
  • One of the greatest gifts my father gave me - unintentionally - was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man.
  • The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures. The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination. The greater the will, the greater the secret failure.
  • Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.
  • The strange thing about Africa is how past, present and future come together in a kind of rough jazz, if you like.
  • The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.