Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child who is the inheritor of our fear.
Alan Paton (1903 - 1988)
Source: Cry, the Beloved Country
Contributed by: Melly
There is only one way in which one can endure man's inhumanity to man and that is to try, in one's own life, to exemplify man's humanity to man.
Contributed by: Zaady
What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?
When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive.
To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man.
It is my belief that the only power which can resist the power of fear is the power of love.
Who knows for what we live, struggle and die?. . . Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom.
Let me not be afraid to defend the weak because of the anger of the strong, nor afraid to defend the poor because of the anger of the rich.
I have one great fear in my heart, that one day when they (the whites of South Africa) have turned to loving, they will find we (the blacks) are turned to hating.
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