Nelson Mandela Best Famous Quotes & Sayings

50 Nelson Mandela Best Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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We cannot proclaim this century the African Century and then ignore the AIDS pandemic, as some political leaders are apt to do. To claim this century the African Century is to declare war on AIDS.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: We cannot proclaim this century the African Century and then ignore the AIDS pandemic, as
Our society needs to re-establish a culture of caring.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Our society needs to re-establish a culture of caring.
Our march to freedom is irreversible. We must not allow fear to stand in our way.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Our march to freedom is irreversible. We must not allow fear to stand in our
I have often wondered whether a person is justified in neglecting his own family to fight for opportunities for others.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: I have often wondered whether a person is justified in neglecting his own family to
I'm inspired by people like Nelson Mandela. Can you imagine - you know how racist America was back then - imagine how racism was in South Africa when he had to stand up and say what he had to say. That's bravery beyond comprehension.Nas Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nas: I'm inspired by people like Nelson Mandela. Can you imagine - you know how racist
No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.
Whenever I am with energetic young people, I feel like a recharged battery.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Whenever I am with energetic young people, I feel like a recharged battery.
Later the island was turned into a leper colony, a lunatic asylum, and a naval base. The government had only recently turned the island back into a prison.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Later the island was turned into a leper colony, a lunatic asylum, and a naval
I found solitary confinement the most forbidding aspect of prison life. There is no end and no beginning; there is only one's mind, which can begin to play tricks. Was that a dream or did it really happen? One begins to question everything.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: I found solitary confinement the most forbidding aspect of prison life. There is no end
I always knew that deep down in every human heart, there is mercy and generosity. No one is born hating another person because of the color of his kin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than the opposite.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: I always knew that deep down in every human heart, there is mercy and generosity.
Let us give practical recognition to the injustices of the past,by building a future based on equality&social justiceNelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Let us give practical recognition to the injustices of the past,by building a future based
Although Verwoerd thought Africans were lower than animals, his death did not yield us any pleasure. Political assassination is not something I or the ANC ever supported. It is a primitive way of contending with an opponentNelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Although Verwoerd thought Africans were lower than animals, his death did not yield us any
The wealthiest and most popular boy at the circumcision school.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: The wealthiest and most popular boy at the circumcision school.
There must be an end to white monopoly on political power, and a fundamental restructuring of our political and economic systems to ensure that the inequalities of apartheid are addressed and our society thoroughly democratized.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: There must be an end to white monopoly on political power, and a fundamental restructuring
Intervention only works when the people concerned seem to be keen for peace.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Intervention only works when the people concerned seem to be keen for peace.
It is also the fate of leadership to be misunderstood. It is a grave error for any leader to be oversensitive in the face of criticism, to conduct discussions as if he or she is a schoolmaster talking to less informed and inexperienced learners.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: It is also the fate of leadership to be misunderstood. It is a grave error
George W. Bush in Washington decided that Nobel Peace Prize winner and ex-president Nelson Mandela could probably be taken off the U.S. list of terrorists).Jonas Jonasson Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Jonas Jonasson: George W. Bush in Washington decided that Nobel Peace Prize winner and ex-president Nelson Mandela
Music is a great blessing. It has the power to elevate and liberate us. It sets people free to dream. It can unite us to sing with one voice. Such is the value of music.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Music is a great blessing. It has the power to elevate and liberate us. It
The people of Africa have learned the lessons of patience and endurance in their long struggle for freedom.
In a cynical world we have become an inspiration to many. We signal that good can be achieved amongst human beings who are prepared to trust, prepared to belief in the goodness of people.
Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: The people of Africa have learned the lessons of patience and endurance in their long
Especially for those of us who lived in single cells, you had the time to sit down and think, and we discovered that sitting down just to think is one of the best ways of keeping yourself fresh and able, to be able to address the problems facing you, and you had the opportunity, also, of examining your past.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Especially for those of us who lived in single cells, you had the time to
In my country we go to prison first and then become President.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: In my country we go to prison first and then become President.
The Liberty Bell is "a very significant symbol for the entire democratic world."Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: The Liberty Bell is "a very significant symbol for the entire democratic world."
My son has died of AIDS.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: My son has died of AIDS.
Cause Jesus I do think did exist, and he was, I think, a guy who had interesting ideas in the Gandhi-type area, in the Nelson Mandela-type area, you know, relaxed and groovy; and the Romans thought, Relaxed and groovy?! No, no, no, no, no! So they murdered him. And kids eat chocolate eggs, because of the color of the chocolate, and the color of the ... wood on the cross. Well, you tell me! It's got nothing to do with it, has it?Eddie Izzard Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Eddie Izzard: Cause Jesus I do think did exist, and he was, I think, a guy who
Those who can't imagine change reveal the deficits of their imaginations, not the difficulty of change.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Those who can't imagine change reveal the deficits of their imaginations, not the difficulty of
For me, nonviolence was not a moral principle but a strategy; there is no moral goodness in using an ineffective weapon.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: For me, nonviolence was not a moral principle but a strategy; there is no moral
I was a young man who attempted to make up for his ignorance with militancy.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: I was a young man who attempted to make up for his ignorance with militancy.
I have found Jews to be more broad-minded than most whites on issues of race and politics, perhaps because they themselves have historically been victims of prejudice.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: I have found Jews to be more broad-minded than most whites on issues of race
We slaughter one another in our words and attitudes. We slaughter one another in the stereotypes and mistrust that linger in our heads, and the words of hate we spew from our lips.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: We slaughter one another in our words and attitudes. We slaughter one another in the
Keep your friends close - and your rivals even closer.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Keep your friends close - and your rivals even closer.
But the hard facts were that fifty years of non-violence had brought the African people nothing but more and more repressive legislation, and fewer and fewer rights.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: But the hard facts were that fifty years of non-violence had brought the African people
We need a fundamental change of mindset with regards to the way we speak and behave about sex and sexuality. Boys and men have a particularly critical role in this regard, changing the chauvinist and demeaning ways sexuality and women were traditionally dealt with in both our actions and speaking.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: We need a fundamental change of mindset with regards to the way we speak and
As Nelson Mandela has pointed out, boycott is not a principle, it is a tactic depending upon circumstances. A tactic which allows people, as distinct from their elected but often craven governments, to apply a certain pressure on those wielding power in what they, the boycotters, consider to be an unjust or immoral way.John Berger Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By John Berger: As Nelson Mandela has pointed out, boycott is not a principle, it is a tactic
The majority of South Africans, black and white, recognize that apartheid has no future. It has to be ended by our own decisive mass action in order to build peace and security. The mass campaign of defiance and other actions of our organization and people can only culminate in the establishment of democracy.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: The majority of South Africans, black and white, recognize that apartheid has no future. It
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is
Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great, you can be that generationNelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great, you can be that generation
As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself ... Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can
He did not need to be ordained, for the traditional religion of the Xhosas is characterized by a cosmic wholeness, so that there is little distinction between the sacred and the secular, between the natural and the supernatural.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: He did not need to be ordained, for the traditional religion of the Xhosas is
I did not enjoy the violence of boxing so much as the science of it.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: I did not enjoy the violence of boxing so much as the science of it.
Just look at the great Nelson Mandela. He came out of prison and saved his entire country. Some of the best people in the world have spent time in prison.George Foreman Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By George Foreman: Just look at the great Nelson Mandela. He came out of prison and saved his
I have retired, but if there's anything that would kill me it is to wake up in the morning not knowing what to do.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: I have retired, but if there's anything that would kill me it is to wake
Our experience has taught us that with goodwill a negotiated solution can be found for even the most profound problems.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Our experience has taught us that with goodwill a negotiated solution can be found for
Sabotage did not involve loss of life, and it offered the best hope for future race relations. Bitterness would be kept to a minimum and, if the policy bore fruit, democratic government could become a reality.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Sabotage did not involve loss of life, and it offered the best hope for future
In another conversation I said, 'Tell me the truth. When you were leaving prison after twenty-seven years and walking down that road to freedom, didn't you hate them all over again?' And he said, 'Absolutely I did, because they'd imprisoned me for so long. I was abused. I didn't get to see my children grow up. I lost my marriage and the best years of my life. I was angry. And I was afraid, because I had not been free in so long. But as I got closer to the car that would take me away, I realized that when I went through that gate, if I still hated them, they would still have me. I wanted to be free. And so I let it go.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: In another conversation I said, 'Tell me the truth. When you were leaving prison after
We can neither heal nor build if, on the one hand the rich in our society see the poor as hordes of irritants or if on the other hand the poor sit back, expecting charity. All of us must take responsibility for the upliftment of our conditions, prepared to give our best to the benefit of allNelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: We can neither heal nor build if, on the one hand the rich in our
The best weapon is to sit down and talk.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: The best weapon is to sit down and talk.
We have a revolutionary history to honor and uphold. Which was what Nelson Mandela did. He reminded us of that which we need to be reminded, over and over again, about our own best selves.Charlie Pierce Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Charlie Pierce: We have a revolutionary history to honor and uphold. Which was what Nelson Mandela did.
Continuously, we have to fight to defeat the primitive tendency towards the glorification of arms, the adulation of force, born of the illusion that injustice can be perpetuated by the capacity to kill, or that disputes are necessarily best resolved by resort to violent means.Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Continuously, we have to fight to defeat the primitive tendency towards the glorification of arms,
Politics means implementation of the best ideas for the society in the path of wellbeing and progress. This is the approach that gave the world, leaders of glorious characters such as Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., Subhas Chandra Bose (the actual man behind India's Independence), Vasil Levski (the man who liberated Bulgaria from the Ottoman oppression), Nelson Mandela and many more. These people were technically politicians too, but unlike the majority of the politicians of
modern society, their approach to politics was what it should be in a real system of politics.
Abhijit Naskar Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Abhijit Naskar: Politics means implementation of the best ideas for the society in the path of wellbeing
Tell me the truth. When you were leaving prison after twenty-seven years and walking down that road to freedom, didn't you hate them all over again?" And he said, "Absolutely I did, because they'd imprisoned me for so long. I was abused. I didn't get to see my children grow up. I lost my marriage and the best years of my life. I was angry. And I was afraid, because I had not been free in so long. But as I got closer to the car that would take me away, I realized that when I went through that gate, if I still hated them, they would still have me. I wanted to be free. And so I let it go." InNelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Best Sayings By Nelson Mandela: Tell me the truth. When you were leaving prison after twenty-seven years and walking down