“If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.”
“After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.”
“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. ”
- Ending the injustice (morningstaronline.co.uk)
“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. ”
Capital is a coward. It flees from corruption and bad policies, conflict and unpredictability. It shuns ignorance, disease and illiteracy. Capital goes where it is welcomed and where investors can be confident of a return on the resources they have put at risk. It goes to countries where women can work, children can read, and entrepreneurs can dream.
As quoted by Ambassador Cameron R. Hume in a speech on U.S. Government Initiatives in South Africa at the American Chamber of Commerce, Johannesburg, South Africa (18 September 2002)
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.