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Zimbabwe Quotes

We’ve collected the best Zimbabwe Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Louis Theroux, Danai Gurira, Thandie Newton, Samora Machel, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Use them as an inspiration.

I was in a very multi-racial, multi-cultural schooling system. I had a really delightful childhood. I was a jock. I became a very competitive swimmer in Zimbabwe. I was a swimmer, a tennis player, a hockey player. Then, when I was 13, I joined a Children‘s Performing Arts workshop in Zimbabwe.
I grew up on the coast of England in the ’70s. My dad is white from Cornwall, and my mom is black from Zimbabwe. Even the idea of us as a family was challenging to most people.
Mozambique and Zimbabwe must bring into being a new force in Malawi. We must not allow South Africa to set the course in Malawi… The victory is being planned… It demands cold-bloodedness.
I wish to be clear: all foreign investments will be safe in Zimbabwe.
Emmerson Mnangagwa
I am glad that Zimbabwe and China speak the same language on many issues. We share the same conviction that only a fair, just, and non-prescriptive world order, based on the principles of the charter of the United Nations, can deliver the development we all need.
I’m not even sure that I want to go back… The Zimbabwe that I really loved, the Zimbabwe that I grew up in, just isn’t there anymore, and I’m not sure about the country that has replaced it.
My dad’s from Zimbabwe, and my mom is Danish, Irish, and Norwegian, so I have influences from a lot of different places.
All we hear about Africa in the West is Darfur, Zimbabwe, Congo, Somalia, as if that is all there is.
Well, no one gives aid to Zimbabwe through the Mugabe government.
I strongly support European sanctions against Mugabe and his ruling clique. We must do all in our power to help the people of Zimbabwe achieve their freedom and prosperity once again.
Peter Hain
The people of Zimbabwe have a responsibility to ensure that the government that they elected behaves properly.
Well in the end the world can crank itself up to sanctions, as it has with Zimbabwe, another sad case.
Zimbabwe will never be a colony again.
I left Zimbabwe when I was 16.
Being a white southern African who saw the transition from Rhodesia to Zimbabwe, the sense of being an outsider was absolutely instilled in my limbic system.
The struggle for Zimbabwe lit up the imagination of people around the world. In London, New York, Accra and Lagos, bell-bottomed men and women with big hair and towering platform shoes sang the dream of Zimbabwe in the words of the eponymous song by Bob Marley: Every man has the right to decide his own destiny.
I have always found it curious that Americans consider Roots‘ an American story. I first watched it growing up in Zimbabwe, and I naturally saw it as an African story.
I’ve got an interest in Zimbabwe. I spent a few months there before uni, so I’d like to get back to that.
There is absolutely no doubt that Robert Mugabe and ZANU-PF have lost the popular support of the people of Zimbabwe. And the more they become intransigent, the more they become vicious and try to repress people, the more it turns people against them, and the less chance they have of ever holding onto power.
Roy Bennett
I don’t want the United States to be in a global economy where our economic future is bound to that of Zimbabwe. We can’t necessarily trust the decisions that are being made financially in other countries.
We moved to Zimbabwe when I was five, some years after Zimbabwe had gained independence.
For Ghana to suggest that they will turn off the Internet, in addition to other countries that have done it like Uganda, Zimbabwe, DRC, Burundi, Chad and others, that’s worrying.
There is no rule of law in Zimbabwe; there’s selective application of the rule of law. Patrick Chinamasa, who is the minister of justice, destroyed the independent judiciary.
Roy Bennett
I learned so much in Zimbabwe, in particular about the need for humility in our ambition to extend mental health care in countries where there were very few psychiatrists and where the local culture harboured very different views about mental illness and healing. These experiences have profoundly influenced my thinking.
Having travelled to some 20 African countries, I find myself, like so many other visitors to Africa before me, intoxicated with the continent. And I am not referring to the animals, as much as I have been enthralled by them during safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Rather, I am referring to the African peoples.
The first time I ever saw a black audience at our concert, we were in Zimbabwe.
I went to Zimbabwe. I know how white people feel in America now; relaxed! Cause when I heard the police car I knew they weren’t coming after me!
The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans.
So, Blair keep your England, and let me keep my Zimbabwe.
If you print money like in Zimbabwe… the purchasing power of money goes down, and the standards of living go down, and eventually, you have a civil war.
The economic and social decline of Zimbabwe is shocking and appalling. Life there is unrecognisable from that of the recent past. Each day is a struggle for basic survival.
The most impactful place that I’ve been to where I was just completely awestruck, happy, moved is Victoria Falls between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is probably the most beautiful and romantic place in the world.