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“Perhaps the one comforting thought I got out of this whole disgusting affair was that over the years when the government was tapping my telephone, it must certainly have heard some home truths from me about themselves, often couched in good Anglo-Saxon terms.”
“The immediate present belongs to the extremists, but the future belongs to the moderates.”
“[To the South African parliament:] I do not know why we equate — and with the examples before us — a white skin with civilization.”
Helen Suzman, South African anti-apartheid activist, politician
(1917 - 2009)
Full name: Helen Gavronsky Suzman.