“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” ~ Archbishop Desmond Tutu (born October 7, 1931)
Desmond Tutu is South African and an Anglican Archbishop. Archbishop Desmond Tutu led the resistance to apartheid in South Africa and has been a key figure in calling for reconciliation in his country. Additionally, he has been a major figure calling for justice around the world. Tutu is a Nobel Peace Laureate.
[Sources: Quotation from brainyquote.com, accessed October 7, 2010. Date and biographical information partially from brainyquote.com, partially from personal knowledge.]