” 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. “


” 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. “


” When people campaign for positions, they promise people all kinds of things. “


” I don’t think what I do is influenced by suffering. I come from a talented people who are prolific in music and dance. “


” 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. “


” 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. “


” The apartheid people were actors, and they had to act out their part in their beliefs every day. That’s why we always saw them as being comedic. “



All 7 Hugh Masekela Quotes about People in picture


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When people campaign for positions, they promise people all kinds of things.
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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.
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The apartheid people were actors, and they had to act out their part in their beliefs every day. That
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