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Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1) Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
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“We embrace those things that make us unique or odd. For only in these things can we locate and then develop our most individual abilities.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“There are more valuable things in life than safety and comfort. Learn. You owe it to yourself.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“There will be danger; some of you may not live to complete your lessons. It's a risk you take. This world is bigger than you and it will go on, regardless.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“They’re capable of great things, but potential doesn’t equal success.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“They don’t teach them to understand others, they teach them to expect others to understand them,” he said in English. He humphed and said, “Americans.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“People are too focused on money. It’s supposed to be a tool, not the prize to be won.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Lambs think money and material things are the most important thing in the world. You can cheat, lie, steal, kill, be dumb as a rock, but if you can brag about money and having lots of things and your bragging is true, that bypasses everything. Money and material things make you king or queen of the Lamb world. You can do no wrong, you can do anything.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Home will never be the same once you know what you are. Your whole life will change.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Lesson one,” Anatov said. “And this is for all of you. Learn how to learn. Read between the lines. Know what to take and what to discard.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Neither (brother) even glaced at the counter. She smiled. Her dumb brothers never cooked. She didn’t think they even knew how! A human being who needs food to live but cannot prepare that food to eat? Pathetic. In this case, it was an advantage. They weren’t interested in any food until it had been cooked for them.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“This world is bigger than you and it will go on, regardless.” What”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Sometimes too much knowledge can make you mean. You know too much.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Trouble is never hard to find.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Lies are a thing of the physical world. They can’t exist in the spirit world.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
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“It’s as I taught you: the world is bigger and more important than you.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Money and material things make you king or queen of the Lamb world. You can do no wrong, you can do anything.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Aceptamos las cosas que nos hacen únicos o raros. Pues en ellas podemos ubicar y luego desarrollar nuestras habilidades más personales.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Bruja Akata
“Todos os lugares têm um lado sombrio e um lado de luz.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“- Porque não é assim que a vida funciona - retrucou Anatov. - Quando as coisas vão mal, elas não cessam até que você dê cabo da maldade… ou morra.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Las heridas reflejo sanan al cabo de unos minutos… a menos que sean mortales.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Bruja Akata
“As I have repeated incessantly throughout this book, there is no direction you can turn that does not face you toward certain death.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Eles são capazes de fazer coisas grandiosas, mas nem sempre o potencial se traduz em sucesso"
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“You are a Leopard Person only by the will of the Supreme Creator, and as we all know, She isn’t very concerned with Her own creations.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Son capaces de grandes cosas, pero potencial no equivale a éxito.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Bruja Akata
“Preconceito gera preconceito, sabe? O conhecimento nem sempre evolui para a sabedoria."
Bruxa Akata, página 89”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Este mundo é maior que vocês, e ele vai continuar girando, não importa o que acontecer"
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Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“Ser um jovem negro que sente ódio pela autoridade nos Estados Unidos é a receita ideal para um desastre"
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Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“She’d buy the tainted peppers this time. There was no way she was going back to the field down the road. Not for a while. Sunny held the umbrella over her head and stepped into the warm, rainy early morning.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch
“She saved you,” she said. “Then she gave you a gift.” Sunny had been attacked by an octopus monster that roamed around using a giant lake like a spider uses its web.”
Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch