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"When your dreams turn to dust, vacuum." Desmond Tutu
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"You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them." Desmond Tutu
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"We in Africa wonder: Can the world outside see the human beings -- or the potential partners -- behind the unrelenting despair?" Desmond Tutu
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"Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." Desmond Tutu
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"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." Desmond Tutu
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"A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons." Desmond Tutu
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"We call on the international community, which was so tremendous in its fight against another epidemic, apartheid, to show the same commitment to deal with TB and HIV/AIDS," Desmond Tutu
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"I don't preach a social gospel; I preach the Gospel, period. The gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ is concerned for the whole person. When people were hungry, Jesus didn't say, "Now is that political or social?" He said, "I feed you." Because the good news to a hungry person is bread." Desmond Tutu
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"The World Cup will be more than just a football tournament" Desmond Tutu
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"My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together" Desmond Tutu
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"Children are a wonderful gift . . . They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are." Desmond Tutu
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"What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled?" Desmond Tutu
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"We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low." Desmond Tutu
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"Without forgiveness, there's no future" Desmond Tutu
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"I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum." Desmond Tutu
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"My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together." Desmond Tutu
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"Niger is not an isolated island of desperation. It lies within a sea of problems across Africa - particularly the 'forgotten emergencies' in poor countries or regions with little strategic or material appeal." Desmond Tutu
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"I said yes, and Tutu said, 'He's not very articulate,' which he isn't. He said, 'Is he the most loved man in the world?' I said yes. 'Who is the most loved woman?' Mother Teresa was still alive at the time, so I said her. He replied, 'Yes, and what are these people? These people are good. And why do we love them? Because they warm us. They warm us.'" Desmond Tutu
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"We have frequently gone into denial when faced with unpleasant, unpalatable facts and now we are hearing from governments in Africa that they are not going into denial but that they are facing up to a horrendous situation forthwith," Desmond Tutu
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"Niger is not an isolated island of desperation. It lies within a sea of problems across Africa -- particularly the 'forgotten emergencies' in poor countries or regions with little strategic or material appeal." Desmond Tutu
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"Full houses at the Assembly Rooms. To keep Michele sweet. That's basically it." Desmond Tutu
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