Quotes by Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world-the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism.

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces.

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen. ... Their faith is their passport.

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

The trebling of the population in this small and impoverished country, flowing with milk and honey but not with sufficient water, rich in rocks and sand dunes but poor in natural resources and vital raw materials, has been no easy task Indeed, practical men, with their eyes fixed upon things as they are, regarded it as an empty and insubstantial utopian dream.

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

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