But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.
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Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.
In South Africa, we could not have achieved our freedom and just peace without the help of people around the world, who through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment, encouraged their governments and other corporate actors to reverse decades-long support for the Apartheid regime.
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that's where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Do your little bit of good where you are its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you want peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
In many ways, when you're a Nobel peace laureate, you have an obligation to humankind, to society.
I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.
In its history, Europe has committed so many massacres and horrors that it should bow its own head in shame.
My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all - the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be, and much less about what we would do.
My dad's got a brilliant eye for scripts 'cos he's a literary agent. He and my agent read a load of scripts and filter them.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
There are people who have money and people who are rich.
Be to her virtues very kind. Be to her faults a little blind.
Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
I love women, but I feel like you can't trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog's name. Then I said, 'Does he bite?' She said, 'No.' And I said, 'Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?' Liar.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
We have time, there's no big rush.
What you're seeing with Occupy Wall Street and the others are people who are unhappy and they're directing their unhappiness now toward Wall Street and toward those they think are doing too well in our society.