Robert Mugabe Quotes On colonialism and Prolonged leadership seeks to present the inspirational view of what occurred during the colonial rule, but yet put it in an entertaining manner so as to derive wisdom and not the anger of the past.
Robert Mugabe Quotes On colonialism and Prolonged leadership
1. “Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically”
2. When one’s goat gets missing, the aroma of a neighbour’s soup gets suspicious.
3. South Africans will kick down a statue of a dead white man but won’t even attempt to slap a live one. Yet they can stone to death a black man simply because he’s a foreigner.
4. Mr Bush, Mr Blair and now Mr Brown’s sense of human rights precludes our people’s right to their God-given resources, which in their view must be controlled by their kith and kin. I am termed dictator because I have rejected this supremacist view and frustrated the neocolonialists.
5. Journalist: Sir, don’t you think 89 years would be a great time to retire as a President?
Mugabe: Have you ever asked the Queen this question or is it just for African leaders?
6. Interviewer: Mr President, when are you bidding the people of Zimbabwe farewell?
Robert: Where are they going?
7. What is the problem? We now have airplanes which can take them back quicker than the ships used by their ancestors.
8. He who swallows a complete coconut has absolute trust in his anus.
9. The only warning Africans take serious is LOW BATTERY.
10. The only white man you can trust is a dead white man.
11. We don’t mind having sanctions banning us from Europe. We are not Europeans.
2. When your clothes are made of cassava leaves, you don’t take a goat as a friend. (Mugabe quotes)
13. Only God who appointed me will remove me.
14. The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans
15. We have fought for our land, we have fought for our sovereignty, small as we are we have won our independence and we are prepared to shed our blood…. So, Blair keep your England, and let me keep my Zimbabwe.1
16. If the choice were made, one for us to lose our sovereignty and become a member of the Commonwealth or remain with our sovereignty and lose the membership of the Commonwealth, I would say let the Commonwealth go.