Universal education is not only a moral imperative but an economic necessity, to pave the way toward making many more nations self-sufficient and self-sustaining.
My people have been sucked into the violence because some feel they have to retaliate, and some feel they have to protect themselves.
In addition, we were unable to meet openly to discuss the progress of the book, for we were both on the list of persons banned from communicating with other banned persons.
The universe can take quite a while to deliver.
I remain your servant and I will do as you ask of me.
The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity.
If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people – history has made us all South Africans.
I don’t think I’ve ever felt that same kind of peace, the kind of serenity that I felt after acknowledging that maybe I was going to die of this TB.
In God’s family, there are no outsiders, no enemies.