Will somebody please tell me what assimila-whoever means!
Look at your head!
What in the name of-
You came up to me and you said "Mr. Asagai- I want very much to talk with you. About Africa. You see, Mr. Asagai, I am looking for my identity!"
...and George, for one, still thinks that's pretty funny. I couldn't be bothered with that.
No I would not marry him... Listen, I am going to be a doctor. I am not worried about who I'm going to marry yet- if I ever get married.
You mean you wouldn't marry George Murchison if he asked you someday? That pretty, rich thing?
Then why read books? Why go to school?
It's simple. You read books- to learn facts- to get grades- to pass the course- to get a degree. That's all- it has nothing to do with thoughts.
I see. Good night.
It don't sound nice for a young girl to say things like that- you wasn't brought up that way. Me and your father went to trouble to get you and Brother every Sunday.
Mama, you don’t understand. It’s all a matter of ideas, and God is just one idea I don’t accept. It’s just that I get tired of Him getting credit for all the things the human race achieves through its own stubborn effort. There simple is no blasted God — there is only man and it is he who makes miracles!