Quote of the Day: Desmond Tutu

I am at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual meeting in New York right now and Bishop Desmond Tutu is talking to Charlie Rose about his latest humanitarian initiatives.

He is a remarkable man, full of energy and optimism. He said something about himself that I found wonderfully humble:

When you stand out in a crowd, it is only because you are being carried on the shoulders of others.

Fantastic. Would that that sentiment carried the day.

  1. DarvasTrader says

    Great quote from an inspiring man!

  2. Chris says

    maybe the great man was inspired by another great man

    “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants” Isaac Newton

    1. Edward Harrison says

      It looks like he probably was

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