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Desmond Tutu Quotes: Our maturity will be judged by how well we are able to agree to disagree and yet continue to love one another, to care for one another, and cherish one another and seek the greater good of the other.
         

Our maturity will be judged by how well we are able to agree to disagree and yet continue to love one another, to care for one another, and cherish one another and seek the greater good of the other.


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There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they're falling in.

There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they're falling in.



When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.



Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.

Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.



Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.

Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.



You are either on the side of the oppressed or on the side of the oppressor. You can't be neutral.

You are either on the side of the oppressed or on the side of the oppressor. You can't be neutral.



If you want peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.

If you want peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.



Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.



To remain neutral in situations of injustice is to be complicit in that injustice.

To remain neutral in situations of injustice is to be complicit in that injustice.



You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.

You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.



My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument."

My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument."





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And our nation, though it has no drinking water, electricity, sewage system, public transportation, sense of hygiene, discipline, courtesy, or punctuality, does have entrepreneurs.



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You can kill time or kill yourself it comes to the same thing in the end.



I have stood on a mountain of no's for one yes.

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It is too soon to tell, but old, tired 'Survivor' last night beat 'X Factor.' We're really proud of that. We're anticipating a very strong season for CBS.



I've always said it's important to take advice from people who have what you want because otherwise, people are just guessing.

I've always said it's important to take advice from people who have what you want because otherwise, people are just guessing.



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