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
- But it is when
we are united as the free world was united then, that we can and willas
happened thenwe can and will defeat the enemies of
freedom, of goodness, of justice, of compassion.
- We realized then,
and we need to realize now, that we are bound together by a common humanity.
- Dedicate ourselves
anew to a common commitment to strive for freedom for all.
- For we can ultimately
be free only together. We can be human only together.
- Yes, we were fortunate
that the world supported us and we won a spectacular victory over the
viciousness of apartheid.
- To forgive is not
just to be altruistic. It is the best form of self-interest.
- You should never
hate yourself for hating others who do terrible things: the depth of
your love is shown by the extent of your anger.
- However, when
I talk of forgiveness I mean the belief that you can come out the other
side a better person.
- If you can find
it in yourself to forgive then you are no longer chained to the perpetrator.
You can move on, and you can even help the perpetrator to become a better
- I have witnessed
so many incredible people who, despite experiencing atrocity and tragedy,
have come to a point in their lives where they are able to forgive.
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