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
- God created us
so that we should form the human family, existing together because we
were made for one another.
- We are not made
for an exclusive self-sufficiency but for interdependence, and we break
that law of our being at our peril.
- When will we learn
that an escalating arms race merely escalates global insecurity?
- Unless we work
assiduously so that all of God's children, our brothers and sisters,
members of our one human family, enjoy the basic human rights, then
we are on the road inexorably to self-destruction.
- When will we learn
that human beings are of infinite value because they have been created
in the image of God.
- In dehumanizing
others, they are themselves dehumanized.
- Perhaps oppression
dehumanizes the oppressor as much as, if not more than, the oppressed.
- We can be human
only in fellowship, in community, in koinonia , in peace.
- If we want peace,
so we have been told, let us work for justice. Let us beat our swords
- We will have looked
the beast in the eye. We will have come to terms with our horrendous
past and it will no longer keep us hostage.
- We will cast off
its shackles and, holding hands together, black and white will stride
into the future, the glorious future God holds out before us - we who
are the Rainbow people of God.
- The Freedom Center
will symbolize the indomitable spirit of the people of this land, the
indomitable spirit of people of other lands, of the people of this city
who may have been down, but most certainly not out.
- What Martin
Luther King, Jr., said about injustice applies to poverty; and abject
poverty anywhere poses a threat to affluence everywhere.
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