South African Quote Authors


AuthorProfessionQuotesYear
Abdullah Ibrahim Musician 4 1934 -
Alan Paton Novelist 11 1903 - 1988
Antony Sher Writer 5 1949 -
Bessie Head Writer 2 1937 - 1986
Bram Fischer Lawyer 7 1908 - 1975
Breyten Breytenbach Writer 9 1939 -
Charlize Theron Actress 30 1975 -
Christiaan Barnard Scientist 6 1922 - 2001
Craig Johnston Athlete 11 1960 -
Dave Matthews Musician 11 1967 -
Desmond Tutu Leader 21 1931 -
Gary Player Athlete 7 1935 -
Hansie Cronje Athlete 9 1969 - 2002
Harry Oppenheimer Businessman 3 1908 - 2000
Helen Suzman Politician 16 1917 - 2009
Herbert Baker Architect 1 1862 - 1946
J. M. Coetzee Author 19 1940 -
Janet Suzman Actress 19 1939 -
Joe Slovo Politician 25 1926 - 1995
Jonathan Klein Businessman 4  
Jonathan Shapiro Cartoonist 23  
Lara Logan Journalist 1 1971 -
Mangosuthu Buthelezi Leader 24 1928 -
Max Gluckman Scientist 1 1911 - 1975
Miriam Makeba Musician 19 1932 -
Nadine Gordimer Novelist 16 1923 -
Nelson Mandela Statesman 30 1918 -
Olive Schreiner Writer 10 1855 - 1920
Oliver Tambo Politician 7 1917 - 1993
Richard Goldstone Judge 1 1938 -
Ronald Harwood Playwright 7 1934 -
Ruth First Activist 3 1925 - 1982
Steven Biko Activist 10 1946 - 1977
Thabo Mbeki Statesman 24 1942 -
Theo de Raadt Scientist 4 1968 -
Tony Greig Athlete 13 1946 -
Trevor Rabin Musician 19 1955 -
William Plomer Writer 3 1903 - 1973
Zola Budd Athlete 8 1966 -

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