Quotes by South African Statesman Nelson Mandela


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

When a man is denied to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. Nelson Mandela

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. Nelson Mandela

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. Nelson Mandela


It always seems impossible until it's done. Nelson Mandela

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. Nelson Mandela

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

A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special. Nelson Mandela

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. Nelson Mandela

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered. Nelson Mandela

When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat. Nelson Mandela

Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Nelson Mandela

Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement. Nelson Mandela

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. Nelson Mandela

Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will. Nelson Mandela

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

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. Nelson Mandela

These numbers are staggering, in fact incomprehensible. By all accounts, we are dealing with the greatest health crisis in human history. Nelson Mandela

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. Nelson Mandela

Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated. Nelson Mandela


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