Human Compassion Binds Us Together

atkins bookshelf quotations“We are together in this. Our human compassion binds us the one to the other — not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learned how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.”

Humanitarian and anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013), speaking at the Healing and Reconciliation Service dedicated to HIV/Aids sufferers held on December 6, 2000 in Johannesburg, Africa.

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