quote by Nelson Mandela

A real leader uses every issue, no matter how serious and sensitive, to ensure that at the end of the debate we should emerge stronger and more united than ever before.

— Nelson Mandela

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Serious issues quote If you want to be taken seriously, be consistent.

If you want to be taken seriously, be consistent.

The problem is some of the populism on both the far left and the far right, it can make a Tweet but not make a policy. And, you know, when you are dealing with issues that are as important and serious as this, I understand why people search for simple solutions.

Elimination of illiteracy is as serious an issue to our history as the abolition of slavery.

Serious issues quote If you don't get serious about your money, you will never have serious money...

If you don't get serious about your money, you will never have serious money...

Medicine really matured me as a person because, as a physician, you're obviously dealing with life and death issues, issues much more serious than what we're talking about in entertainment. You can't get more serious than life and death. And if you can handle that, you can handle anything.

The picture of the world's greatest superpower killing or seriously injuring 1,000 noncombatants a week, while trying to pound a tiny backward nation into submission on an issue whose merits are hotly disputed, is not a pretty one.

The election is not a time to discuss serious issues.

Serious issues quote If we only discuss issues with people who agree with us, we stop learning and be

If we only discuss issues with people who agree with us, we stop learning and become self-righteous.

Rising oil prices have focused the world's attention on the depletion of oil reserves. But the depletion of underground water resources from overpumping is a far more serious issue. Excessive pumping for irrigation to satisfy food needs today almost guarantees a decline in food production tomorrow.

History, well taught, is the demythologising of the past.

.. Take any important issue of our time - Northern Ireland, Nuclear Disarmament, Race, The Welfare State, South Africa - and it becomes impossible to seriously confront any of them without understanding their historical background.

The trick. . .is to find the balance between the bright colors of humor and the serious issues of identity, self-loathing, and the possibility for intimacy and love when it seems no longer possible or, sadder yet, no longer necessary.

Serious issues quote Life is too short to stress yourself with people who don't even deserve to be an

Life is too short to stress yourself with people who don't even deserve to be an issue in your life.

All speech should be presumed to be protected by the Constitution, and a heavy burden should be placed on those who would censor to demonstrate with relative certainty that the speech at issue, if not censored, would lead to irremediable and immediate serious harm.

We know what happens to little black boys that have no dads;

we've heard that, we get it. But no one is really saying that young women who are born without fathers have real serious issues especially when their mother had no father and the mother has issues.

To meet the serious issues facing us in our respective communities today, we must be examples of virtue and righteousness ourselves and choose today to take our stand on the moral issues which threaten us.

Serious issues quote Without great solitude, no serious work is possible.

Without great solitude, no serious work is possible.

The basic question 'will I obey Christ 's teaching?' is rarely taken as a serious issue. For example, to take one of Jesus' commands, that is relevant to contemporary life, I don't know of any church that actually teaches a church how to bless people who curse them, yet this is a clear command.

Eating disorders can have serious medical and psychological consequences which, left unchecked, can kill. Parents should address this issue and ask their children to discuss how they feel about themselves.

I think everybody has a hard time connecting, but as you get older and you want more and you expect more and you know more, it's just different. If you start wanting too much from it without it naturally unfolding, then that makes it bad. If you start not wanting anything, then you are not serious. I mean it's just this conundrum of issues.

Serious issues quote Don’t take life seriously, it's not like you're going to get out alive

Don’t take life seriously, it's not like you're going to get out alive

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The House GOP continues to fail to address the real & serious issues thatthousands of families face each day.

Always and everywhere, the only serious political issue is what the state should and should not do. All the rest distracts.

We should all remember... that throwing food away is like stealing from the tables of the poor, the hungry! I encourage everyone to reflect on the problem of thrown away and wasted food to identify ways and means that, by seriously addressing this issue, are a vehicle of solidarity and sharing with the needy.

Serious issues quote If we only discuss issues with people who agree with us, we stop learning and be

If we only discuss issues with people who agree with us, we stop learning and become self-righteous.

But let me tell you, this gender thing is history.

You're looking at a guy who sat down with Margaret Thatcher across the table and talked about serious issues.

No election is ever just about one issue, but I care a lot about women's rights and making sure parents have what they need to raise healthy kids. I always have cared, but having just had a child, I know how serious it is to be a mother.

The high price of health care in this country is a serious issue that demands serious attention. Putting limits on damages have little or no effect on skyrocketing malpractice insurance rates.

Serious issues quote Joy is the serious business of heaven.

Joy is the serious business of heaven.

I assume we will have figured out a way to efficiently utilize solar energy and tied that to an efficient way to use nuclear energy in such a way that it doesn't pose a serious environmental issue.

I know that campaigns can seem small, and even silly.

Trivial things become big distractions. Serious issues become sound bites. And the truth gets buried under an avalanche of money and advertising. If you're sick of hearing me approve this message, believe me - so am I.

The issue with international institutions is that there is a crisis of legitimacy. Trust in these institutions is a serious problem.

Serious issues quote Every great advance...has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

Every great advance...has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

I've generally gotten negative feedback from men who don't understand and don't find street harassment to be a serious issue. I've also gotten a lot of responses from women who are appreciative and thankful for the project; who relate to it who are passionate about it.

Famous crime stories almost always lead to the passing of new laws.

There's a great many intersections between this unseemly tabloid phenomena and serious social issues and we never get to that intersection because serious people don't like to talk about that unattractive stuff.

I have a hard time waking up. No alarm clock works! It sounds childish, but I seriously have my manager, my mom or a buddy of mine wake me up if I have to be somewhere. It's a serious issue! I've been very late for some serious gigs because of it!

Serious issues quote Life is too important to be taken seriously.

Life is too important to be taken seriously.

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We have to yet really seriously debate the constitutional issues and whether or not we're willing to give up more freedom in order to have more security.

I certainly have a very colorful nature, filled with great highs and great lows.

.. in my early adulthood I probably was grappling with some serious depression issues.

Even talking about serious issues - it's hard to fit in anything around calling a baseball game.

Serious issues quote You have serious potential.

You have serious potential.

Kids are growing up and they don't know the difference between fact and fiction.

The line is getting blurry. I can handle it, you know; I'm a big boy. And the entertainment industry has always been crazy. But the problem is, it spills over into some very serious issues, in politics and real newsworthy stuff.

I stay healthy by dealing with things! Seriously, emotional and spiritual health is most important. I feel there is a lot of unhealthiness when we stuff our feelings out of fear rather than face them and deal with our issues.

Kyoto protocol is not a simple environmental issue, where you can say scientists are not unanimous. This is about international relations, this is about the economy, about trying to create a level playing field for big businesses throughout the world. You have to understand what is at stake, and that is why it is serious.

We don't want to bury our heads in the sand about serious issues.

When the public starts classifying you as thoughtful, someone given to serious issues, you find yourself declassified as a humorist.

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