"We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people - history has made us all South Africans."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Mangosuthu Buthelezi on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Mangosuthu Buthelezi on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Mangosuthu Buthelezi on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Mangosuthu Buthelezi on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Mangosuthu Buthelezi on Thomas Jefferson
"Clearly you need a new team to go out to bat on your behalf to fight for your rights and to report back to you personally and to the leadership of the IFP."