Cry The Beloved Country Quotes by Alan Paton and many others.
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.
Happy the eyes that can close
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.
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.
I am a weak and sinful man, but God put His hands on me, that is all.
It is not permissible for us to go on destroying the family life when we know that we are destroying it.
There is a lovely road that runs from Ixopo into the hills.
Sorrow is better than fear. Fear is a journey,a terrible journey, but sorrow is at least an arrival. When the storm threatens, a man is afraid for his house. But when the house is destroyed, there is something to do. About a storm he can do nothing, but he can rebuild a house.
We do not work for men. We work for the land and the people. We do not even work for money.
And money is not something to go mad about … Money is for food and clothes and comfort, and a visit to the pictures. Money is to make happy the lives of children.
For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.
because life slips away, and because I need for the rest of my journey a star that will not play false to me, a compass that will not lie.
Sorrow is better than fear. Fear is a journey, a terrible journey. But, sorrow is at least an arriving.
Nothing is ever quiet, except for fools.
But sorrow is better than fear. For fear impoverishes always, while sorrow may enrich.
There is only one thing that has power completely, and that is love.
The tragedy is not that things are broken. The tragedy is that things are not mended again.