Desmond Tutu quotes
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A selection of the best quotes of Desmond Tutu, a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who became world famous due to his opposition to apartheid. Among this quotes you'll find Tutu's views on: God, forgivness, politics, racial diversity and human nature. Enjoy!
Desmond Tutu quotes > Africa
It's a blessing that South Africa has a man like Nelson Mandela.
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.
When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in South Africa you are blamed when that happens.
Europe became rich because it exploited Africa; and the Africans know that.
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.