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Famous Nelson Mandela Quotations

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Quote Left Education is the great engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that a son of a mineworker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the president of a Quote Right
Quote Left Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Quote Right
Quote Left as if fire was shooting through my veins. Now I might marry, set up my own home and plough my own field. Quote Right
Quote Left Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Quote Right
Quote Left He had the courage to admit that a terrible wrong had been done to our country and people through the imposition of the system of apartheid, Quote Right
Quote Left Every country in the world faces challenges. One of our challenges here is to ensure that we deal with poverty, lack of education. Quote Right
Quote Left Nobody opposed it and I was very happy with their response. They appear to be open-minded, notwithstanding the wounds and the scars they have suffered. Quote Right
Quote Left I learned that courage was no the absence of fear, but the triump over. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Quote Right
Quote Left One temptation of a leader elected unopposed is that he may use that powerful position to settle scores with his detractors, marginalize them and, in certain cases, get rid of them and surround himself with yes men and women, Quote Right
Quote Left For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Quote Right
Quote Left I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. Quote Right
Quote Left One of the few advantages of prison life is that one has time to read. This opened our minds and forced us to re-examine some of our views. Quote Right
Quote Left If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. Quote Right
Quote Left I am accusing the truth commission of being abused and not performing the task which it was supposed to perform, Quote Right
Quote Left A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Quote Right
Quote Left I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man Quote Right
Quote Left Bush is now undermining the United Nations, Quote Right
Quote Left The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Quote Right
Quote Left moving as they should. Quote Right
Quote Left For me, survival is the ability to cope with difficulties, with circumstances, and to overcome them Quote Right
Quote Left Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated. Quote Right
Quote Left These numbers are staggering, in fact incomprehensible. By all accounts, we are dealing with the greatest health crisis in human history. Quote Right
Quote Left The New Year will bring many changes, ... They will depend on our working together to realize our dream. Quote Right
Quote Left The time comes in the life of any nation when there remains only two choices - submit or fight. That time has now come to South Africa. We shall not submit and we have no choice but to hit back by all means in our power in defense of our people... Quote Right
Quote Left A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination Quote Right
Quote Left Whatever the sentence Your Worship sees fit to impose upon me for the crime for which I have been convicted before this court may it rest assured that when my sentence has been completed, I will still be moved as men are always moved, by their consci Quote Right
Quote Left There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation. Quote Right
Quote Left We recall the joy and excitement of a nation that had found itself, the collective relief that we had stepped out of our restrictive past, and the expectant air of walking into a brighter future. Quote Right
Quote Left The people are their own liberators Quote Right
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