Quotes by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela OLS MP, also known as Winnie Mandela, was a South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, and the second wife of Nelson Mandela. She served as a Member of Parliament from 1994 to 2003, and from 2009 until her death, and was a deputy minister of arts and culture from 1994 to 1996.

The best Quotes and Sayings

I believe in myself and the justice I've fought for all my life.

- Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

It dawned on me then that you either had to survive apartheid, or you had to perish with it. And I decided to survive.

- Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

I never talk about my private life.

- Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The brutality of apartheid drains you of that emotion of fear if you have gone through everything you can be put through in the process of harassment.

- Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

One of the greatest things I fear is letting down my people. I wouldn't live with that type of conscience, of having let down my people after they've been brutalized for so long.

- Winnie Madikizela-Mandela