Quotes by Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader

Alive from: 1918-2013

Category: Politics

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    Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
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    A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
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    A man who takes away another man's freedom is a prisoner of hatred, he is locked behind the bars of prejudice and narrow-mindedness.
    Source: De lange weg naar vrijheid
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    After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb
    Source: Long way to freedom
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    Any language can be the vehicle of racist insults and repression, but it can also be the carrier of the message of hope and liberation.
    Source: The Star, 19 september 1991
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    Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.
    Source: Documentary Mandela (1994)
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    Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.
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    Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
    Source: Speech university Johannesburg (16-07-2003)
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    I have learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. A brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
    Source: Long Walk to Freedom (1995)
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    If you see something good, give a compliment. If you see something wrong, offer your help.
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    It is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea.
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    Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
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    Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
    Source: Inauguratie 10 May 1994
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    Man's goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.
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    No one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens but its lowest ones.
    Source: Long Walk to Freedom (1995)
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