Quotes about Africa

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land. Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Africa is destined to anarchy. It is turning into 36 Haitis, with 36 Duvaliers, full of Cadillacs, beggars and snarling dogs. Georges Bidault

[Africa] is a cruel country; it takes your heart and grinds it into powdered stone – and no one minds. Elspeth Huxley

There is always something new out of Africa. Pliny The Elder

The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it. George Kimble

I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself. Nelson Mandela

God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace. Trevor Huddleston

I am the hero of Africa. Idi Amin