"We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people - history has made us all South Africans"
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
About this Quote
Mangosuthu Buthelezi was a South African political leader and leader of the Zulu individuals. He was a popular number in the anti-apartheid motion and also acted as the Priest of Residence Matters from 1994 to 2004.
In this quote, Buthelezi is highlighting the relevance of recognizing the distinct history, language, as well as society of the Zulu people, while additionally acknowledging that their fate is intertwined with the destinies of other South Africans. He is highlighting the demand for unity as well as understanding between different South African societies, as well as the significance of identifying the common history as well as experiences of all South Africans. He is also emphasizing the need for shared regard as well as understanding in between various societies, and also the value of recognizing the contributions of all South Africans to the nation.
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