03/22/2013 08:59 am ET Updated May 22, 2013

Chinua Achebe Quotes: Powerful Writing From Late Author

Quotes from Chinua Achebe's work reveal the power of his writing. An outspoken critic as well as the accomplished author of the highly acclaimed Things Fall Apart, he passionately believed in the need for writers to be both moral and brave. His final book, There Was A Country, was published last year. Chinua Achebe died yesterday, but leaves behind a powerful legacy.

Read some important quotes from Chinua Achebe's writing: