For our white members, voting is something they have done for hundreds of years. But for us, it is not such a traumatic thing, because we have never participated in an election.
I am not the kind of leader who pontificates about what should be done – I don’t operate on scenarios, and I am not a prophet.
It is the recognition of history as a record of human experience which has inevitably resulted in the inclusion of this conquest of civilization within the framework of a complete human history.
Personally, I believe in self-determination, but in the context of one South Africa – so that my self-determination is based in this region, and with my people.
If we call ourselves children of God, then others are also children of God.
Once the state has been founded, there can no longer be any heroes. They come on the scene only in uncivilized conditions.
Everything the human being heard from the beginning, saw with its eyes, looked upon and touched with its hands was a living word; for God was the word.
There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the way in the creation of the earliest known group of civilizations which arose on both sides of the land bridge between Africa and Eurasia in the fourth millennium B.C.
A writer who is in a hurry to be understood today or tomorrow runs the danger of being misunderstood the day after tomorrow.
Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it.