Masekela Famous Quotes & Sayings

26 Masekela Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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When I left South Africa in 1960 I was 20 years old. I wanted to try to get an education, and music education was not available for me in South Africa.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: When I left South Africa in 1960 I was 20 years old. I wanted to
When I left South Africa there were 10 million people - when I came back there were more than 40 million. I had to learn how to get to the highways because when I left where there were no highways.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: When I left South Africa there were 10 million people - when I came back
I've always stood on one fact - that all over the world, there are only two things, the Establishment and the poor people. The poor people are a massive majority and across the world they are exploited in different kinds of ways. The Establishment depends on exploiting raw materials and the poor.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I've always stood on one fact - that all over the world, there are only
What people don't know about oppression is that the oppressor works much harder. You always grew up being told you were not smart enough or not fast enough, but we all lived from the time we were children to beat the system.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: What people don't know about oppression is that the oppressor works much harder. You always
I always make the joke that I go home, to one of my homes, to go and do laundry so I can go on the road again.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I always make the joke that I go home, to one of my homes, to
I think it is incumbent on all human beings to oppose injustice in every form.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I think it is incumbent on all human beings to oppose injustice in every form.
I am a forward-looking person and live in the moment to build for the future.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I am a forward-looking person and live in the moment to build for the future.
I've got to where am in life not because of something I brought to the world but through something I found - the wealth of African culture.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I've got to where am in life not because of something I brought to the
All my experiences removed geography from my world.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: All my experiences removed geography from my world.
To tell you the truth, man, we spend most of the time travelling in hotels, in festivals, in concert halls, clubs, airports. The most unenjoyable part is all the security at airports.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: To tell you the truth, man, we spend most of the time travelling in hotels,
It's obvious that the rest of the world loves high African culture - African culture, period.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: It's obvious that the rest of the world loves high African culture - African culture,
The Afro-American experience is the only real culture that America has. Basically, every American tries to walk, talk, dress and behave like African Americans.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: The Afro-American experience is the only real culture that America has. Basically, every American tries
I had to run away from home in order to be a musician. Because I came from a family of ... my father was a health inspector; my mother was a social worker. And I was pretty smart in school. So they expected me to be some kind of academic - schoolteacher, or doctor, lawyer - and they were very disappointed when I told them I wanted to be a musician.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I had to run away from home in order to be a musician. Because I
I lived for music since I could think.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I lived for music since I could think.
I just came from South Africa, a place that had been in a perpetual uprising since 1653, so the uprising had become a way of life in our culture and we grew up with rallies and strikes and marches and boycotts.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I just came from South Africa, a place that had been in a perpetual uprising
Africa has been troubled for a long time - well, the world has been troubled ever since I was born.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: Africa has been troubled for a long time - well, the world has been troubled
I don't think what I do is influenced by suffering. I come from a talented people who are prolific in music and dance.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I don't think what I do is influenced by suffering. I come from a talented
I grew up with protests, marches, demonstrations, struggle. But I come from a clan of community workers.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I grew up with protests, marches, demonstrations, struggle. But I come from a clan of
I'm travelling more than ever. I don't have the answer as to why, but the demand seems to have grown as I've got older.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I'm travelling more than ever. I don't have the answer as to why, but the
I don't think any musician ever thinks about making a statement. I think everybody goes into music loving it.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I don't think any musician ever thinks about making a statement. I think everybody goes
I don't think anybody has ever been able to live up to what they promised. I don't know a government that has ever been successful at that because once they get into power, things change and the world is controlled also by business now.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I don't think anybody has ever been able to live up to what they promised.
When people campaign for positions, they promise people all kinds of things.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: When people campaign for positions, they promise people all kinds of things.
In my view, Africa's real problems are cultural.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: In my view, Africa's real problems are cultural.
I think that anybody from the 20th century, up to now, has to be aware that if it wasn't for Louis Armstrong, we'd all be wearing powdered wigs. I think that Louis Armstrong loosened the world, helped people to be able to say "Yeah," and to walk with a little dip in their hip. Before Louis Armstrong, the world was definitely square, just like Christopher Columbus thought.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I think that anybody from the 20th century, up to now, has to be aware
I'm very interested in heritage restoration, and I'm working with a group of people to create a number of academies and performance spaces to encourage native arts and crafts and to explore African history.Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: I'm very interested in heritage restoration, and I'm working with a group of people to
My biggest obsession is to show Africans and the world who the people of Africa really are,Hugh Masekela Masekela Sayings By Hugh Masekela: My biggest obsession is to show Africans and the world who the people of Africa