- 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
- 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
- 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