Desmond Tutu Quotes.
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that’s where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
We would like to see you departing peacefully.
You stand out in the crowd only because you have these many, many carrying you on their shoulders.
The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.
What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled?
In God’s family, there are no outsiders, no enemies.
I have been to the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and I have witnessed the racially segregated roads and housing that reminded me so much of the conditions we experienced in South Africa under the racist system of Apartheid.
We are made for loving. If we don’t love, we will be like plants without water.
But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.
Exclusion is never the way forward on our shared paths to freedom and justice.
I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.
We are each made for goodness, love and compassion. Our lives are transformed as much as the world is when we live with these truths.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
To remain neutral in situations of injustice is to be complicit in that injustice.
Isn’t it amazing that we are all made in God’s image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?
Niger is not an isolated island of desperation. It lies within a sea of problems across Africa – particularly the ‘forgotten emergencies’ in poor countries or regions with little strategic or material appeal.