quote by Desmond Tutu

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.

— Desmond Tutu

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Tails quote If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.

I see children as kites. You spend a lifetime trying to get them off the ground. You run with them until you're both breathless. They crash . . . you add a longer tail . . . you patch and comfort, adjust and teach. You watch them lifted by the wind and assure them that someday they'll fly.

A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.

It dances today, my heart, like a peacock it dances, it dances.

It sports a mosaic of passions like a peacock’s tail, It soars to the sky with delight, it quests, Oh wildly, it dances today, my heart, like a peacock it dances.

Dream tonight of peacock tails, Diamond fields and spouter whales.

Ills are many, blessing few, But dreams tonight will shelter you.


I do not believe that any peacock envies another peacock his tail, because every peacock is persuaded that his own tail is the finest in the world. The consequence of this is that peacocks are peaceable birds.

If you want to train and work hard 3 months out of the year, well, then, UNI is a great place to go. If you want to bust your tail 6 months out of the year, you should be very happy at ISU. But if you want to train and develop into a champion 12 months out of the year, then Iowa is the place for you.

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four.

Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

In the tail above the giant resonance, you can get not just one neutron emitted but two, three, four or five, and so there are a lot of things one can measure, looking at the competition with the emission of neutrons and protons and so on.


Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.

"Welcome to our camp!" Blackstar called, beckoning them with his tail.

"Rest here and take your pick of the fresh-kill pile." "Who are you and what have you done with Blackstar?" Lionblaze muttered.

A favorite Wired icon for the information feedback loop, a dragon curling in a circle to swallow its own tail, could become more apt as a symbol of the timeless libertarian paradox: Monopoly verging on feudalism emerges from unregulated competition to bite libertarianism in the posterior.

I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town.

We only had six regular season games. And six games I played tail back and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That's when I knew I had some athletic ability.

Nose-to-tail eating is not a bloodlust, testosterone-fueled offal hunt.

It's common sense, and it's all good stuff.


Many a peacock hides his peacock tail from all eyes--and calls it his pride.

To call him a dog hardly seems to do him justice, though inasmuch as he had four legs, a tail, and barked, I admit he was, to all outward appearances. But to those who knew him well, he was a perfect gentleman.

No one can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog.

A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.

The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of its tail.

There's as much chance of repealing the Eighteenth Amendment as there is for a hummingbird to fly to the planet Mars with the Washington Monument tied to its tail.


The Liberals are the flying saucers of politics.

No one can make head nor tail of them and they never are seen twice in the same place.

The people who bind themselves to systems are those who are unable to encompass the whole truth and try to catch it by the tail; a system is like the tail of truth, but truth is like a lizard; it leaves its tail in your fingers and runs away knowing full well that it will grow a new one in a twinkling.

I came across a photograph of him not long ago.

.. his black face, the long snout sniffing at something in the air, his tail straight and pointing, his eyes flashing in some momentary excitement. Looking at a faded photograph taken more than forty years before, even as a grown man, I would admit I still missed him.

Peacocks have the bright feathers. Fish have the long tails. Women have the mall.

To a dog, motoring isn't just a way of getting from here to there, it's also a thrill and an adventure. The mere jingle of car keys is enough to send most any dog into a whimpering, tail-wagging frenzy.


Say something idiotic and nobody but a dog politely wags his tail.

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My mother always told me not to handle a buffalo by its tail, but always catch it by its horns. And I have used that lesson in everything in my life, including the Railways.

My cat speaks sign language with her tail.

I talk to nurses and programmers, salespeople and firefighters - people who bust their tails every day. Not one of them - not one - stashes their money in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying their fair share of taxes.

A hydrogen atom in a cell at the end of my nose was once part of an elephant's trunk. A carbon atom in my cardiac muscle was once in the tail of a dinosaur.


If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail.

Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail.

What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog.

The life of an uneducated man is as useless as the tail of a dog which neither covers its rear end, nor protects it from the bites of insects.

The thing is, we have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging, to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want. Until we do, we are hamsters in a cage chasing our own tails and wondering why we aren't getting the results we seek.

I've got four roommates and they all have fur and tails.

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