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10 Waking Sense Quotes by Okechukwu Ofili

Don’t be killed by your intelligence yet. To wake or make sense is albeit sensible. From analysis to writing, here are ten quotes by one of Nigeria’s most radical authors, Okechukwu Ofili.

On Analysis

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On Business

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On Education

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On Intelligence

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On Leadership

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On Respect

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On Rules

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On Mentoring

[infobox maintitle=”We don’t have to be parents to make a difference in the life of a child… By volunteering our time in various organizations that help children or youth or by simply mentoring a younger family member, we can make an impact on a child’s life. ” subtitle=”from How Stupidity Saved My Life” bg=”blue” color=”black” opacity=”off” space=”30″ link=”no link”]

On Writing

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You can learn a lot more by getting his books on okadabooks.com or from his blog, ofilispeaks.com.

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