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Desmond Tutu's Profile

Brief about Desmond Tutu: By info that we know Desmond Tutu was born at 1931-10-07. And also Desmond Tutu is South African Leader.

Some Desmond Tutu's quotes. Goto "Desmond Tutu's quotation" section for more.

Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, he was an angry, relatively young man. He founded the ANC's military wing. When he was released, he surprised everyone because he was talking about reconciliation and forgiveness and not about revenge.

Tags: Angry, Revenge, Young

I have been to the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and I have witnessed the racially segregated roads and housing that reminded me so much of the conditions we experienced in South Africa under the racist system of Apartheid.

Tags: Africa, South, System

Europe became rich because it exploited Africa; and the Africans know that.

Tags: Africa, Europe, Rich

We would like to see you departing peacefully.

Tags: Departing, Peacefully

Be nice to the whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity.

Tags: Humanity, Nice, Rediscover

How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?

Tags: Orchestra, Soccer, Team

As human beings we have the most extraordinary capacity for evil. We can perpetrate some of the most horrendous atrocities.

Tags: Capacity, Evil, Human

I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.

Tags: Leader, Nature, Vacuum

In God's family, there are no outsiders, no enemies.

Tags: Family, God, Outsiders

And every human being is precious.

Tags: Human, Precious

Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies.

Tags: Education, Foundation, Societies

People often speak of God being even-handed. God is not even-handed. God is biased, in favor of the weak, of the despised.

Tags: God, Often, Speak

We are each made for goodness, love and compassion. Our lives are transformed as much as the world is when we live with these truths.

Tags: Compassion, Lives, Love

We inhabit a universe that is characterized by diversity.

Tags: Diversity, Inhabit, Universe

You stand out in the crowd only because you have these many, many carrying you on their shoulders.

Tags: Crowd, Shoulders, Stand

Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity.

Tags: Humanity, Nice, Rediscover

Exclusion is never the way forward on our shared paths to freedom and justice.

Tags: Forward, Freedom, Justice

In the Bible, we first encounter God when he sides with a bunch of slaves against a powerful Pharaoh, an act of grace freely given.

Tags: Against, God, Powerful

Many people would be surprised that, in fact, I'm quite shy.

Tags: Fact, Quite, Shy

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.

Tags: Children, Evil, God
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