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    One of the greatest gifts my father

    “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.”

    — Ben Okri

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    Politics is the art of the possible;

    “Politics is the art of the possible; creativity is the art of the impossible.”

    — Ben Okri

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    Politics is the art of the possible;

    “Politics is the art of the possible; creativity is the art of the impossible.”

    — Ben Okri

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    Stories can conquer fear, you know. They

    “Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.”

    — Ben Okri

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    The most authentic thing about us is

    “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.”

    — Ben Okri

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    I am not fighting for success, just

    “I am not fighting for success, just to get more beauty out of myself and share it with more people.”

    — Ben Okri

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    The most authentic thing about us is

    “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.”

    — Ben Okri

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    Category: love
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    The higher the artist, the fewer the

    “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.”

    — Ben Okri

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    Category: imagination
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    The higher the artist, the fewer the

    “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.”

    — Ben Okri

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    Category: failure
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    Magic becomes art when it has nothing

    “Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide.”

    — Ben Okri

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    Category: art
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