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date: 27 February 2021

Desmond Tutu 1931– 
South African Anglican clergyman 

  1. 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.
    attributed, said before 1986
  2. We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
    in Sunday Times 15 April 2001
  3. My father used to say: ‘Don't raise your voice, improve your argument’.
    address at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg, 23 November 2004, in Africa News 24 November 2004