I was proud to call Dr Rupert a friend. He was always a wonderful source of support and kindness.
The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
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.
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.