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Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide. Ben Okri#art 68
Ben Okri#art 68
The law is simple. Every experience is repeated or suffered till you experience it properly and fully the first time. Ben Okri#Karma 62
Ben Okri#Karma 62
Politics is the art of the possible; creativity is the art of the impossible. Ben Okri#Politics 60
Ben Okri#Politics 60
I went to London because, for me, it was the home of literature. I went there because of Dickens and Shakespeare. Ben Okri#Dickens 50
Ben Okri#Dickens 50
The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures. The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination. The greater the will, the greater the secret failure. Ben Okri#Imagination 49
Ben Okri#Imagination 49
The worst realities of our age are manufactured realities. It is therefore our task, as creative participants in the universe, to re dream our world. The fact of possessing imagination means that everything can be re dreamed. Each reality can have it. Ben Okri#Age 49
Ben Okri#Age 49
Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide. Ben Okri#Art 45
Ben Okri#Art 45
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. Ben Okri#Love 38
Ben Okri#Love 38
I'm conscious of a series of circles working its way through my life. And at this particular moment I have come round to the beginning of my writing cycle. It begins with poetry. There's hardly a day that goes past on which I don't write poetry. Ben Okri#Poetry 35
Ben Okri#Poetry 35
We have fallen into this very mean description of humanity. Naturalism in fiction is too reductive in its definition of human beings. Ben Okri#Beings 34
Ben Okri#Beings 34
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