Cry The Beloved Country Quotes by Alan Paton and many others.
For it is the dawn that has come, as it has come for a thousand centuries, never failing.
The truth is, our civilization is not Christian; it is a tragic compound of great ideal and fearful practice, of loving charity and fearful clutching of possessions.
Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply… For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.
Happy the eyes that can close
There is only one thing that has power completely, and that is love.
There is a lovely road that runs from Ixopo into the hills.
I have one great fear in my heart, that one day when they are turned to loving, they will find that we are turned to hating.
Now God be thanked that the name of a hill is such music, that the name of a river can heal.
The tragedy is not that things are broken. The tragedy is that things are not mended again.
I am a weak and sinful man, but God put His hands on me, that is all.
But the one thing that has power completely is love, because when a man loves, he seeks no power, and therefore he has power.
It is not permissible to add to one’s possesions if these things can only be done at the cost of other men. Such development has only one true name, and that is exploitation.
There is a lovely road that runs from Ixopo into the hills. These hills are grass-covered and rolling, and they are lovely beyond any singing of it.
I have never thought that a Christian would be free of suffering, umfundisi. For our Lord suffered. And I come to believe that he suffered, not to save us from suffering, but to teach us how to bear suffering. For he knew that there is no life without suffering.
The ground is holy, being even as it came from the Creator. Keep it, guard it, care for it, for it keeps men, guards men, cares for men. Destroy it and man is destroyed.
Sorrow is better than fear. Fear is a journey, a terrible journey. But, sorrow is at least an arriving.
What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?