Your absence has gone through me.
Like thread through a needle.
Everything I do is stitched with its color.
– WS Merwin
Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for someone else.
– Maya Angelo
We salute these fallen soldiers and pay tribute to them for their commitment to serving the people of South Africa until the very end.
– Health Minister Zweli Mkhize
Bravery is not the absence of fear. Bravery is feeling the fear, the doubt, the insecurity, and deciding that something else is more important.
– Marl Manson
Words provided by Athol Williams, poet and social philosopher. He has authored 14 books and over 100 of his poems have been published in literary publications worldwide. He is the recipient of 6 literary awards and is the only poet to receive the Sol Plaatjie European Union Poetry Award twice. Athol holds 5 Masters degrees from Oxford, Harvard, LSE, MIT and London Business School.