"But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next."
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."Desmond Tutu on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Desmond Tutu on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Desmond Tutu on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Desmond Tutu on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Desmond Tutu on Phyllis Diller
"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."