One has to view things realistically.
For Africa to me… is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
I know that one of the great arts that the writer develops is the art of saying, ‘No. No, I’m finished. Bye.’ And leaving it alone. I will not write it into the ground. I will not write the life out of it. I won’t do that.
I was proud to call Dr Rupert a friend. He was always a wonderful source of support and kindness.
In Hanover Park they highlighted the terrible plight of backyard dwellers and the fact that year after year nothing has been done to help you: the hope and despair you all live with every day.
Pre-emptive war might fall within the framework of international law.
Even in the presence of others he was completely alone.
I have a wish. It as a fear as well – that in my end will be my beginning.
If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.