"Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Desmond Tutu on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Desmond Tutu on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Desmond Tutu on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Desmond Tutu on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Desmond Tutu on Dalai Lama
"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."