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Deception/Lying
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Desmond Tutu
Heaven
Engrave this Quote I wonder whether they have rum and Coke in Heaven? Maybe it's too mundane a pleasure, but I hope so -- as a sundowner. Except, of course, the sun never goes down there. Oh, man, this heaven is going to take some getting used to.
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-Desmond Tutu, London Sunday Telegraph, April 27, 2001
Leadership
Engrave this Quote I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.
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-Desmond Tutu
Oppression
Engrave this Quote If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
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-Desmond Tutu
Racism
Engrave this Quote I am fifty-two years of age. I am a bishop in the Anglican Church, and a few people might be constrained to say that I was reasonably responsible. In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute
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-Desmond Tutu, "Quoted in Guardian Weekly (London)", April 8, 1984

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