Mawuena Addo Quotes

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1. “Maybe men who still have the cave-man expectations of women should be sent back into caves. A lot of women will readily volunteer to build such caves free of charge.”

Tags : Feminism Gender Gender Stereotypes Sexism Women Women S Rights
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

2. “Bigotry is what you get when you substitute the illusion of holiness for fair-minded enquiry.”

Tags : Bigotry Dutch Dutch Monarchy Golden Coach The Hague The Netherlands Wilhelmina
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

3. “Bigotry will always find a way where people are kept in a bubble of ignorance.”

Tags : Bigotry Dutch Dutch Monarchy Golden Coach The Hague The Netherlands Wilhelmina
Author : Mawuena Addo

4. “There is hardly any other country that got as filthy rich through human trafficking and slave trade as the Netherlands.”

Tags : Bigotry Dutch Dutch Monarchy Golden Coach The Hague The Netherlands Wilhelmina
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

5. “There is no clock on Cupid’s arrows; he can fire an arrow dipped in the blood of the young at the heart of the old and love will still catch fire and blossom.”

Tags : Cupid Love Romance Time
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

6. “I’ve come to believe that the true splendor of roses shine through their reflection in the eyes of our loved ones. That is why we give roses to people we love; to show them the reflection of beauty and splendor of love in our own eyes, as we see it in their eyes.”

Tags : Love
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

7. “If there is a God, I believe he is color-blind because those who believe in God see him as the source of light. And light is nothing but a well-blended rainbow; but as it turns out, in our rainbow world, we have almost always opted for the less enlightening choices that have kept the racial colors rather well separated.”

Tags : God
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

8. “Sometimes one must be glad when one is underestimated because every little progress made would be appreciated.”

Tags : Inspirational
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

9. “I DREAM OF A CHARCOAL CHALKY AFRICAI am as black as charcoalBut that is only my skin colorI don’t need to see hacked white bodiesTo know that we are the same on the insideI feel the same anguish and disgust for the innocentMurdered black South Africans during apartheidMurdered white South Africans post-apartheidWe might not be there to fight apartheid era atrocities But we are here now and must prevent post-apartheid atrocities Murdering innocent whites will not bring back murdered blacksI challenge you to search online nowGoogle ‘South African farm murders’And see if you can look at the gruesome picturesOf innocent children, women and menDo we need more people to be horribly hacked to death?Before we stop the divisive rhetoric of the extreme left?We made a mistake letting apartheid drag on so longBut must we repeat that mistake with post-apartheid massacres?Some of these murdered whites fought against apartheidThese murdered children didn’t even know about apartheidDon’t take away your eyes now!No, don’t you dare take your eyes off those pictures!The real apartheid criminals are rich and well protectedKilling these innocent people is not justiceIt is inhuman; it is cowardice Don’t look away and don’t hold back the tearsIt is not only a cry for white victimsIt is not only a cry for black victimsIt is a cry for a better South AfricaA cry for a richer, charcoal, chalky Africa”

Tags : Africa Black And White Love Race Race Relations
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

10. “One would expect Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, who is said to have studied history, to know better and act better, but he too rejects all advice and criticism and runs around obliviously in a coach plastered with pictures of his grandmother abusing her captives, including women and children. You might imagine the bigoted Donald Trump to be riding a coach like that in a mock presidential parade in his dreams, but certainly not a twenty first century Dutch royal. I wonder if he ever considered how their Calvinist pomposity affected the psyche of black and white children.”

Tags : Bigotry Donald Trump Dutch Dutch Monarchy Golden Coach Racism Slavery The Hague The Netherlands Wilhelmina
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

11. “I’m saving my free time for when I am dead; I figured I will need a lot of time in the next life to reflect on what the fuck is wrong with this life.”

Tags : Afterlife Leisure Life Reflection
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

12. “MOUNT PLAASMOORDEIf ever you visit South AfricaAnd doLeave the brilliant beaches of Cape Town for a momentClimb Mount Plaasmoorde Witkruis monumentAnd you’ll see the victims of apartheidWhite crosses marking a thousand white victimsPlanted in the earth of a million black victimsThey lie dissolved in the humus of the soilsThey were too many to have their own marked gravesToo many to build black crosses forAnd just too hard to forget aboutBecause they make the soil under your feet black”

Tags : Apartheid Cape Town Plaasmoorde Racism South Africa Witkruis Monument
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

13. “How remorseless must one be find pleasure in riding a Wilhelmina golden coach in the 21st century.”

Tags : Dutch Dutch Monarchy Racism The Hague The Netherlands
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

14. “The Dutch Reformed Church was the state church of the apartheid regime and a fervent supporter of apartheid; it inspired and condoned rape, abduction and murder.”

Tags : Apartheid Church Religion
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

15. “It appeared the more religious and older men got, the more insatiable their appetite grew for teenage hymens; a short sighted, selfish, entitled and wicked appetite at that by the kind of men who were disillusioned enough to believe that the world revolved around their poles.”

Tags : Disillusion Religion Sexism Teenagers
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

16. “There is no point in dissecting the notes of a boring tune for beauty; if religion is fake, why go about asking people how they fake it?”

Tags : Religion
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

17. “Some say your whole life appears before you like a TV when someone is about to shoot you, but the reality is you barely have any brain control beyond thinking about the muzzle and the finger on the trigger.”

Tags : Final Moments Final Thought Gun Muzzle Reality Shooting Tv
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

18. “Pointing a gun at a strong-minded person is just as inconvenient as wearing a bifocal. There are two realities side-by-side; one would end shortly and the other had long-term potential.”

Tags : Bi Focal Determination Gun Reality Shooting
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

19. “SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVILNow please let me introduce myselfI’m the wealthy charming manBeen here on earth for many, many yearsMany hearts, faiths and souls I stoleI was around and watched Jesus ChristHad his faith, doubt and painConned goddamn Pontus PilateTo wash his hands and doom his soulThrilled to meet youDo you guess my nameThought I’m in hell but no I’m right hereThat’s the puzzling nature of my game”

Tags : Devil God Hell Jesus Christ Pontus Pilate Rolling Stones Sympathy For The Devil The Game
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

20. “GHOSTS IN THE MINDThere are no ghosts among the livingThe only real ghosts exist in our mindsSo fear not the dead but the livingBecause the living can harm but not their ghostHave you ever seen a dead man risen?Don’t you see that nobody comes from the grave? It’s because the dead are nice to each otherEven the vilest repent, and are kind to their neighborsEach one content with the land of their lying”

Tags : Ghost Illusion
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

21. “Some wounds never heal even with the passage of time; they need to be exposed so someone else to help cure them.”

Tags : Wounds
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

22. “FEAR IS PURGATORYI have died many timesAnd my episodes of deathGave me the powerOver the greatest fearsThe fear of lifeThe fear of self”

Tags : Fear Inspirational Life Power Purgatory
Author : Mawuena Addo

23. “How could the eagle-eyed politicians of The Hague, who specialized in pointing out the tiniest specks in other people’s eyes, overlook someone riding a racist coach in their own neighborhood?”

Tags : Dutch Dutch Monarchy Racism The Hague The Netherlands
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

24. “Nobody would be riding a racist Wilhelmina golden coach today in The Hague if the Dutch hadn’t swept unpleasant aspects of their history under the rug.”

Tags : Dutch Dutch Monarchy Golden Coach The Hague The Netherlands Wilhelmina
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

25. “Did you know that even 50 years after all other countries had abolished slavery, the Netherlands refused to?”

Tags : 29 Bigotry Dutch Dutch Monarchy Golden Coach Slavery The Hague The Netherlands Wilhelmina
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

26. “Just as the Netherlands was the last country to abolish slavery, they are still the last one opulently celebrating racism; the English had to force the Dutch to abolish slavery in the late 19th century and now the US and the UN are forcing them to stop celebrating bigotry in the 21st century”

Tags : Bigotry Dutch Dutch Monarchy Golden Coach Slavery The Hague The Netherlands Wilhelmina
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

27. “MUSEUMS OF INFAMYA dynasty that thrived onAnd blatantly celebratesRacism and anti-SemitismBelongs not to the 21st centuryBut the throes of historyIn the museums of infamyUnder the banner ‘House of Orange”

Tags : Anti Semitism Bigotry Dutch Dutch Monarchy Golden Coach Museum The Hague The Netherlands Wilhelmina
Author : Mawuena Addo

28. “The press can’t do shit about corruption in Africa without the masses. Everybody knows the offices that ask for bribes and everybody continues to pay. So reporting an incident of corruption in the media is like announcing that the sun rises in the morning.”

Tags : Africa Corruption Media The Press
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

29. “Eugène Ney Terre’Blanche is the man who had such a long record of infamy the devil would be blue with envy.”

Tags : Devil Envy Eugène Ney Terre Blanche Infamy
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

30. “Life is like the wind on the ocean; if it is against you, it doesn’t really matter what direction it comes from or what direction it blows. It also doesn’t matter what you do or fail to do. So you are better off doing whatever you want.”

Tags : Destiny Inspirational Life Storm Willpower Wind
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

31. “Everyone’s got a little devil inside them, I’ve just learned to control mine that’s why you’ve not seen it yet; I advise you to keep yours under control before it ruins you.”

Tags : Devil Human Nature Pride Self Control
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

32. “MY DEAREST MY EVER CRUSH I couldn’t have wished anything moreThan that the spaces between my fingers Were filled with yoursAs I strolled and sample the best of NYC todayI wish that every wish become real, and all dreams trueBecause in my dreams I am always with youOur friends both envy us and rejoice for usWe are ever madly in love and think less of who caresI can’t wait to see you againTrue Love”

Tags : Crush Love New York City Romance True Love
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

33. “POVERTY CRIME When you push peopleInto the throes of povertyThey tend to think their value lowAnd so do they yours They will not think it graveTo lose their low valued livesAnd so will they not yours”

Tags : Crime Human Value Murder Poverty Suicide
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

34. “In a state of anomie, the absence of justice becomes the panacea for justice”

Tags : Anomie Injustice Justice
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow

35. “Just as the world was quiet when the atrocities of apartheid were being committed, so it was when the farm murders took place. Perhaps the threshold of the world’s conscience was far higher and the murdered had to number in the hundreds of thousands before they were recognized by the international community.”

Tags : Conscience
Author : Mawuena Addo
Source : Roses in the Rainbow