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!
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I've never doubted that apartheid - because it was of itself fundamentally, intrinsically evil - was going to bite the dust eventually.
When you think of the sort of things that happen when a genocide happens, it's again not people who are intrinsically evil.
In my country of South Africa, we struggled for years against the evil system of apartheid that divided human beings, children of the same God, by racial classification and then denied many of them fundamental human rights.
As human beings we have the most extraordinary capacity for evil. We can perpetrate some of the most horrendous atrocities.