Desmond Tutu Quotes.
We are made for loving. If we donвЂ™t love, we will be like plants without water.
And every human being is precious.
God is patient with us to become the God’s children he wants us to be but you really can see him weeping.
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.
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.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
For Christians, who believe they are created in the image of God, it is the Godhead, diversity in unity and the three-in-oneness of God, which we and all creation reflect.
I wish I could shut up, but I can’t, and I won’t.
Love your enemy; it will ruin his reputation.
Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the windows, you’ve closed the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. In order to get that fresh air, you have to get up and open the window and draw the curtains apart.
In South Africa, we could not have achieved our freedom and just peace without the help of people around the world, who through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment, encouraged their governments and other corporate actors to reverse decades-long support for the Apartheid regime.
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
I’ve never doubted that apartheid – because it was of itself fundamentally, intrinsically evil – was going to bite the dust eventually.