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 > peace
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that's where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
I don't think I've ever felt that same kind of peace, the kind of serenity that I felt after acknowledging that maybe I was going to die of this TB.
In South Africa, we could not have achieved our freedom and just peace without the help of people around the world, who through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment, encouraged their governments and other corporate actors to reverse decades-long support for the Apartheid regime.
We would like to see you departing peacefully.
If you want peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.