Desmond Tutu – Before Nelson Mandela was arrested…

Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, he was an angry, relatively young man. He…


“Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, he was an angry, relatively young man. He founded the ANC’s military wing. When he was released, he surprised everyone because he was talking about reconciliation and forgiveness and not about revenge.”
-Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu – The minute you got the…

The minute you got the Nobel Peace Prize, things that I said yesterday, with nobody…


“The minute you got the Nobel Peace Prize, things that I said yesterday, with nobody paying too much attention, I say the same things after I got it – oh! It was quite crucial for people, and it helped our morale because apartheid did look invincible.”
-Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu – Because forgiveness is like this…

Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the…


“Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the windows, you’ve closed the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. In order to get that fresh air, you have to get up and open the window and draw the curtains apart.”
-Desmond Tutu