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Mariama Ba
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Teachers – at kindergarten level – as at university level – form a noble army accomplishing daily feats, never praised, never decorated. An army forever on the move, forever vigilant. An army without drums, without gleaming uniforms. This army, thwarting traps and snares, everywhere plants the flag of knowledge and morality. (Chapter 9)

Princes master their feelings to fulfill their duties. Others bend their heads and, in silence, accept a destiny that oppresses them. (Chapter 12)

Mawdo, man is one: greatness and animal fused together. None of his acts is pure charity. None is pure bestiality. (Chapter 12)

Binetou, like many others, was a lamb slaughtered on the altar of affluence. (Chapter 14)

When one thinks that with each passing second one’s life is shortened, one must profit intensely from this second… (Chapter 14)

Friendship resists time, which wearies and severs couples. It has heights unknown to love. (Chapter 16)

The flavour of life is love. The salt of life is also love. (Chapter 20)

You... (Chapter 20)

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