Quotes by Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

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

Human Rights, EducationNelson Mandela
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Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.

Duty, Last Words, 2013Nelson Mandela, 05.12.2013
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If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don’t care for human beings.

AmericaNelson Mandela
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To overthrow oppression has been sanctioned by humanity and is the highest aspiration of every free man.

Human Rights, Freedom, RevolutionNelson Mandela
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Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front.

Bosses & LeadersNelson Mandela
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Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.

Forgiveness & MercyNelson Mandela
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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.

Fear, CourageNelson Mandela
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A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.

Mind vs. HeartNelson Mandela
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If you look at those matters, you will come to the conclusion that the attitude of the United States of America is a threat to world peace.

America, 2002Nelson Mandela, 2002, on the US, preparing to invade Iraq
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Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS.

Aids & HIVNelson Mandela
 
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Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.

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

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

AmbitionNelson Mandela
 
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No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.

EducationNelson Mandela
 
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I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.

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

Nelson Mandela
 
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To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.

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

EducationNelson Mandela
 
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Apartheid is the rule of the gun and the hangman.

RacismNelson Mandela
 
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