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Quote Of The Week: Inspiring Quotes By Nollywood Great Richard Mofe-Damijo

Richard Mofe-Damejo is a veteran in the Nigerians movie industry and indeed the face of the Nigerian movie industry. We have decided to share some of his timeless quotes

Popularly known as RMD, The movie star studied Theater Art at the University of Benin. In 2003, he graduated with a degree in Law from the University of Lagos.

He began his career in the late 1980s, with many movies to his name. In 2015, he won the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and many other awards.

To take a job as a Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, RMD took a break from Nollywood. He came back in 2014 for AY makun 30 Days in Atlanta”

Here are his powerful quotes:

  • “Belief that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact”
  • “BE INTENTIONAL. Do not live your life without an intention. Don’t enter a relationship without an intention. Don’t start a business without an intention. Don’t pursue a career without an intention.”
  • “The hardest part of wanting something, anything is going to get it”
  • “All I can say is working for me is grace. I prepare, I am veracious, but I can’t say I do it better than anyone. It’s simply grace of God. I feel like there is a huge grace on my head that is melting down gradually and it is going to continue to melt,”
  • “True happiness comes from knowing who you are (self discovery) and loving yourself, anyone who can live without caring about the validation of others is the one who has found true happiness.”
  • “Mostly, the things we do to show others we are beautiful, made, tough and/or connected are things that magnify our insecurities.”
  • “Mostly, the things we do to show others we are beautiful, made, tough and/or connected are things that magnify our insecurities.”
  • “If after all these years I am afraid to speak the truth irrespective of whose ox is gored, then I have failed, which is why I have never been prouder of being Nigerian than I am now because Nigerians have given me the best birthday week, ever.”
  • “It indeed gives me hope that even though a lot of young people in this generation are misinformed, misguided and scaringly shallow, a lot more have their heads in the right places”

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Joshua Oyenigbehin is an introvert who is passionate about Storytelling, writing, and teaching. He sees his imagination as an unsearchable world, more magical than a fairyland. He has written a novel and working on another

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