Hugh Masekela Quotes & Sayings (Page 2)

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Hugh Masekela quotes and sayings page 2 (83 year old musician). Here's quote # 11 through 20 out of the 21 we have for him.

“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.”
“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 Quotes
“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 Quotes
“I don't think any musician ever thinks about making a statement. I think everybody goes into music loving it.”
Hugh Masekela Quotes
“I think it is incumbent on all human beings to oppose injustice in every form.”
Hugh Masekela Quotes
“It's obvious that the rest of the world loves high African culture - African culture, period.”
Hugh Masekela Quotes
“When people campaign for positions, they promise people all kinds of things.”
Hugh Masekela Quotes
“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 Quotes
“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 Quotes
“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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