"Exclusion is never the way forward on our shared paths to freedom and justice."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Desmond Tutu on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Desmond Tutu on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Desmond Tutu on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Desmond Tutu on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Desmond Tutu on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."