Following on from my book A New Dawn
“The greatness of a nation
consists not so much
in the number of its people
or the extent of its territory
as in the extent
and justice of its compassion.”
– Inscription at the Horse Memorial in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, for horses killed in the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902).
“There is only one thing that has power completely, and that is love. Because when a man loves, he seeks no power, and therefore he has power. Only strive for power, if it is not at the cost (expense) of other men (people). Power corrupts. You first have to be pure and righteous before one can attain power. I believe that love is a greater force than power.”
– Alan Paton, great South African humanitarian and author of the greatly moving book ‘Cry the Beloved Country’ (1946).
“Together, one mind, one heart…
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