"Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the windows, you've closed the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. In order to get that fresh air, you have to get up and open the window and draw the curtains apart."
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that."Desmond Tutu on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."Desmond Tutu on Mahatma Gandhi
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."Desmond Tutu on John F. Kennedy
"Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them."Desmond Tutu on Bruce Lee
"Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much."Desmond Tutu on Oscar Wilde
"Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?"
"It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible."
"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 mean in the South African case, many of those who were part of death squads would have been respectable members of their white community, people who went to church on Sunday, every Sunday."
"When we see the face of a child, we think of the future. We think of their dreams about what they might become, and what they might accomplish."
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