Nnamdi Azikiwe

Nnamdi Azikiwe

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In stating these matters, I speak an open and disinterested language, dictated by no passion but that of humanity. To me, who have not only refused offers, because I thought them improper, but have declined rewards I might with reputation have accepted, it is no wonder that meanness and imposition appear disgusting. Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good.

Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution
By Thomas Paine

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