Things Fall Apart

what are some quotes that show the abuse of power throughout Things Fall Apart

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And so the neighboring clans who naturally knew of these things feared Umuofia, and would not go to war against it without first trying a peacefulsettlement. (2.8-9)

And so although Okonkwo was still young, he was already one of the greatest men of his time. Age was respected among his people, but achievement was revered. As the elders said, if a child washed his hands he could eat with kings. Okonkwo had clearly washed his hands and so he ate with kings and elders. (1.16)