Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. He was the first black Archbishop of Cape Town and bishop of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa (now the Anglican Church of Southern Africa).

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You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you as you are to them.

In God's family there are no outsiders no enemies.

As human beings we have the most extraordinary capacity for evil. We can perpetrate some of the most horrendous atrocities.

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.

It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible.

Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.

Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?

Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity.

God's love is too great to be confined to any one side of a conflict or to any one religion.

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.

We inhabit a universe that is characterized by diversity.

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.

Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.

I certainly know that I would not be able to survive if it were not for the fact that I am being upheld by the prayers of so many people.

But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.

I don't think I've ever felt that same kind of peace the kind of serenity that I felt after acknowledging that maybe I was going to die of this TB.

Do your little bit of good where you are, its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.

The universe can take quite a while to deliver.

All the United States it is a society that is split like to the bottom that had very poor people in the country that is one of the wealthiest countries.

In my country of South Africa we struggled for years against the evil system of apartheid that divided human beings children of the same God by racial classification and then denied many of them fundamental human rights.

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