Nelson Mandela quotes
I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
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.
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.
I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel, within secure borders.
I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
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.
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
In my country we go to prison first and then become President.