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 Terry Zwigoff - “It makes it difficult to decide which to go see, since no film about say, some tragic genocide in Africa is going to get a bad review even if it's poorly made.”  
 Muhammad Yunus - “There are cultural issues everywhere - in Bangladesh, Latin America, Africa, wherever you go. But somehow when we talk about cultural differences, we magnify those differences.”  
 David Wilkerson - “Every Teen Challenge ministry is responsible for raising its own finances, but we assist these works with finances, prayer and counseling, especially overseas in areas such as Siberia, Africa, South America.”  
 Rachel Weisz - “I've always been fascinated by activists, people who will devote their life to a cause, people who go to India and to Africa and put their life in jeopardy to do what they believe is right.”  
 Shane Warne - “I think we have got the wood on South Africa, but that does not mean they are not a good team. They intimidate a lot of teams but we intimidate them. There is no disrespect for South Africa they are a very good team.”  
 Desmond Tutu - “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.”  
 Desmond Tutu - “When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in South Africa you are blamed when that happens.”  
 Desmond Tutu - “Those who invest in South Africa should not think they are doing us a favor they are here for what they get out of our cheap and abundant labor, and they should know that they are buttressing one of the most vicious systems.”  
 Paul Tsongas - “In this era of the global village, the tide of democracy is running. And it will not cease, not in China, not in South Africa, not in any corner of this earth, where the simple idea of democracy and freedom has taken root.”  
 Emma Thompson - “But certainly in Uganda, Mozambique and South Africa, people don't really talk about sex and certainly religious leaders - some of them - up to now have been very unwilling to accept, for instance, the promotion of condom use.”  
 Lewis Tappan - “The event of the landing of these brethren upon our shores is to be, not without its beneficial effect, as well to the colored population of this country, as it promises to be to ill-fated Africa.”  
 Janet Suzman - “It was but then, when you're, one of the great poisonous events that have infected us all who were in South Africa is that the idea of difference is drip fed into your veins. It's that that you fight.”  
 Janet Suzman - “I'm able to look at South Africa and hate certain things, like I do not like the stand about AIDS at the moment that's being taken by the government.”  
 Helen Suzman - “This country is armed to the teeth, and none of these African states could begin to attack South Africa.”  
 Shel Silverstein - “Imagine - four years you could have spent travelling around Europe meeting people, or going to the Far East of Africa or India, meeting people, exchanging ideas, reading all you wanted to anyway, and instead I wasted it at Roosevelt.”  
 Pierre Schaeffer - “I'm very aware of what you're talking about as I was involved with the radio in Africa in the same period as I was doing Concrete - I was doing both at the same time.”  
 Joe Slovo - “The whole of that part of Southern Africa which is controlled by racial minorities is experiencing either consistent and regular guerilla activity or is faced with advanced preparation for its commencement.”  
 Joe Slovo - “Reality shows that, contrary to other countries in southern Africa, we have no basis for a classical guerilla struggle. We have never had a hinterland, and we do not expect to.”  
 Joe Slovo - “No matter what vision one has of South Africa, the first thing that must be done is to destroy racism.”  
 Joe Slovo - “It's not difficult in South Africa for the ordinary person to see the link between capitalism and racist exploitation, and when one sees the link one immediately thinks in terms of a socialist alternative.”  
 Clare Short - “I mean enormous pressure was brought to bear - Valerie Amos, Lady Amos, went round Africa with people from our intelligence services trying to press them. I had to make sure that we didn't promise a misuse of aid in a way that would be illegal.”  
 Al Sharpton - “I was there during the first elections in South Africa. I watched them take down the apartheid flag and raise the new flag.”  
 Silvan Shalom - “No one can compare us to the apartheid regime. It's not like in South Africa between the blacks and the whites who belong to the same nation, or in Berlin where you find parents living on the eastern side and their children in the western side.”  
 Otto Schily - “The attacks on the Paris Metro in the 1990s were committed by members of the local Muslim community, immigrants from the Maghreb region of North Africa.”  
 Robert Rock - “We were fighting all over the world. We were fighting in the Pacific and Africa and Italy... All the world was at war. That's different than fighting in one place.”  

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