Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu , was born on the 7th of October 1931. Archbishop
Tutu was born in Klerksdorp, Transvaal, in South Africa.
Published collections of sermons and other writings by Desmond Tutu include
"Crying in the Wilderness", "The Rainbow People of God",
"God Has a Dream: A Vision of Hope for Our Time", and "The
Essential Desmond Tutu".
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Desmond Tutu Quotations
- My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.
- Please, all we
are asking you to do is to recognize that we are humans, too.
- Improbable as it
is, unlikely as it is, we are being set up as a beacon of hope for the
- You would not be normal people if you were not sometimes, some what
depressed by all the news reports that we get today.
- When we look at
the state of the world sometimes we wonder whether God had any plan
- It almost seems
as if human existence is just meaningless gibberish.
- We are connected
with those who have gone before, as we will be connected with those
who come after.
- The upholders of apartheid never in their wildest dreams imagined
that they would ever lose power.
- They never thought
those who upheld apartheid that this is a moral universe, and because
it is a moral universe, right and wrong matter.
- For I used to say
to white people in South Africa, you will never be free until we blacks
are free. Because freedom is indivisible.
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