Alan Paton was an eminent South African author and anti-apartheid activist. He initially worked as a teacher and also worked as Principal of Diepkloof Reformatory for young black Africans. Later, he volunteered to serve during World War II but was turned down. He then took a trip on his own expenses after the war to tour correctional facilities across the globe. It was then in Norway where he started writing his first seminal novel titled, ‘Cry, The Beloved Country’. This was followed by numerous books making Patron both famous and rich. Here we have compiled some famous words, thoughts, opinions and viewpoints that the prolific writer shared through his writings, books, novels, manuscripts, work and life. Go through the quotes and sayings by Alan Paton that will surely awaken you.