If you want to live a hundred years, how do you want to live your life? At the age of 100, you should go shopping with your great-grandchildren, but not in a wheelchair.
For a long time, I didn't know what I wanted to be when I grew up. I was desperate to find something that fit me and I just decided that if I could organically make a professional living out of the things that interested me, then I would be a happy person.
The fact that apartheid has been tied up with white supremacy, capitalist exploitation, and deliberate oppression makes the problem much more complex. Material want is bad enough, but coupled with spiritual poverty, it kills.
Democracy – or any improvement on it – will rest on the layman's right to criticize. His criticism will be often – very often – damn silly, but if, like Plato and the Fascists, we take away his right to criticize, we take away his right to appreciate.
My uncle was a second father to me. I spent most of my childhood with him.
Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye.