Akwaeke Emezi’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Akwaeke Emezi Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Akwaeke Emezi, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Akwaeke Emezi you will find my Ten favourites of Akwaeke Emezi’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“Sometimes, you recognize truth because it destroys you for a bit.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

 “Understand this if you understand nothing: it is a powerful thing to be seen”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

“The first madness was that we were born, that they stuffed a god into a bag of skin.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

 “But I’ve learned that you can’t force forever on the wrong people. They belong exactly where they are, giving exactly what they want to. I don’t ask for anything more. I figure I shouldn’t have to.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

 “It was her first time kissing a white person, and briefly, she wondered why he didn’t have any lips.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

 “We understood what was necessary -humans often fail at listening, as if their stubbornness will convince the truth to change, as if they have that kind of power. They do, however, understand forceful things, cruelties–they obey those.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

“What does a monster look like? Jam asked.

Her mother focused on her, cupping her cheek in a chalky hand. “Monsters don’t look like anything, doux-doux. That’s the whole point. That’s the whole problem.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Pet

 “The world in my head has been far more real than the one outside—maybe that’s the exact definition of madness, come to think of it.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

“And while he loves humans (he was born of one, lived and died as one), what they forget is that he loves them as a god does, which is to say, with a taste for suffering.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

“Adults were like that so much of the time, inflexible when they thought they had something to protect.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Pet

10 Famous Quotes by Author Akwaeke Emezi

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Akwaeke Emezi, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Akwaeke Emezi.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Akwaeke Emezi. 

One Final Bonus – Akwaeke Emezi Quote 

“I can see you change,” he told us, his eyes narrowed in interest. “Your body language. How you talk. Your eyes. You’re not always the same person, are you?”

― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

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