• The beauty was in the waking of the powerless. Is it always to be true that it is impossible to have things strong and at the same time beautiful? The famished men need not stay famished. But to gorge themselves in this heartbreaking way consuming, utterly destroying the common promise of their greed, was that ever necessary?

    Ayi Kwei Armah (1988). “The Beautyful Ones are Not Yet Born”, p.85, Heinemann