„Real misfortune is not just a matter of being hungry and thirsty; it is a matter of knowing that there are people who want you to be hungry and thirsty“

—  Ousmane Sembène, livre Les Bouts de bois de Dieu

Source: God's Bits of Wood

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écrivain, réalisateur, acteur et scénariste sénégalais 1923 - 2007

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