Nelson Mandela Quotes

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Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end.


It always seems impossible until it’s done.


I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.


Real leaders must be ready to sacrifice all for the freedom of their people.


A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.


Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.


Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.


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.


Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.


Lead from the back — and let others believe they are in front.


Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.


I hate race discrimination most intensely and in all its manifestations. I have fought it all during my life; I fight it now, and will do so until the end of my days.



A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.


When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.


There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.


Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.


We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.


Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished


A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.


When people are determined they can overcome anything.